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How To Visit The Galapagos Islands On A Budget

While the Galapagos Islands in Ecuador are known for being extremely expensive, once you pay for the flight and $100 entrance fee, it is possible to explore this beautiful area on a budget. After going there myself, I discovered these [...]

Exumas Cays: The Galapagos Islands’ Quirky Sister?

I can feel freckles forming on my nose as the sun paints my face with its rays. Translucent blue waters showcase vibrant tropical fish and colorful corals, while white sand beaches provide the perfect place for an afternoon picnic. All [...]

Quito: More Than Just a Gateway to the Galapagos

While often thought of as a jumping-off point for the Galapagos Islands, Quito, Ecuador has a lot more to offer. With a historically-rich city center, lively indigenous culture, vibrant markets and adventurous day-trips, Quito is a unique and worthwhile destination [...]

10 Alternatives To The Galapagos Islands

The Galapagos Islands are well known for their endemic wildlife, unique flora and strong ecological philosophy. However, the destination isn’t the only place in the world to experience an unparalleled natural setting. In fact, islands in Asia, South America, Europe and even the continent of Antarctica all feature [...]

Photo Essay: 10 Unedited Super Shots Of The Galapagos

It’s hard to put into words the beauty that surrounds you when in the Galapagos Islands in Ecuador. One thing that struck me is how exceptionally clean the area is, and how much the locals care. I was constantly lectured [...]

11 Weird And Wonderful Things I Learned In The Galapagos Islands

While most people are aware the Galapagos Islands feature pristine beaches and unique flora and fauna, there are many pieces of information one would have to visit the islands to discover. Here are some interesting facts I learned during my [...]

Red Mangrove Aventura Lodge: Waterfront Luxury In The Galapagos Islands

If you’re making a trip to the Galapagos Islands in Ecuador, you’re going to want to treat yourself. It’s one of the most beautiful places on Earth, and in order to experience it properly, an equally beautiful accommodation is in order. [...]

Would You Sleep In A 300-Year-Old Ceibo Tree In The Galapagos Islands?

On San Cristobal in the Galapagos Islands in Ecuador, you can find a unique accommodation that is part treehouse, part underground cave. Known as El Ceibo, the property is located in the El Progreso neighborhood and features the largest tree on the entire island [...]