How To See Baños, Ecuador in Three Days

The best things to do in the adventurous city of Baños, Ecuador. A trip to Baños is necessary for anyone looking to dive headfirst into Ecuador’s lush natural scenery. Known as both “The Adventure Capital of Ecuador” and the “Gateway To The Amazon”, Baños allows travelers to immerse themselves in the mystical beauty of nature while …

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10 Best Things To Do In Quito, Ecuador

Affordable and fun things to do while traveling in Quito, Ecuador. Ecuador’s capital city can easily overwhelm travelers on their first day. From the busy roads full of wild drivers and the constant sound of car horns, to the crowded streets packed to the brim with persistent street vendors and pedestrians, Quito can be a …

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Baños, Ecuador: Ama La Vida

Reflections and fond memories from my travels to Baños, Ecuador. "Ama La Vida" is a very fitting slogan for Ecuador, because it means "Love Life". This phrase is plastered in rainbow colors over every surface here, including buses, bridges, t-shirts, hats, street signs, bags, and building walls. But I've found that this slogan is more …

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My First Volunteer Experience in Ecuador

After over two weeks in Ecuador, I feel like I've had an authentic local experience. Getting to stay with local families has deepened my appreciation for the culture and enhanced my Spanish speaking skills, and witnessing the natural beauty of the land has completely blown my mind. So far I have explored the capital city …

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