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“Photography is a balance between technical understanding and creative control” – Kathleen Rugh For those looking to take their travel photography to the next level, it can be worth it to invest in an SLR camera – and learn how […]
For those who travel with electronics like laptops, netbooks and e-readers, it can be tedious trying to find the perfect piece of luggage to protect your gear. While backpacks often leave gear loose and vulnerable, cases and shoulder bags can […]
“…The highland road has to be seen to be believed, because the terrain is very rough and yet in Christiandom we have never seen such beautiful roads, and the whole length of the roads all the streams are crossed by […]
While Colorado is home to many unique chocolate shops and bakeries, you usually know what you’re ordering. Even if you purchase something unusual, like wasabi ginger dark chocolate or goat cheese and crushed black pepper buttercream, the name will give you a […]
After spending a day exploring the historic center of Quito, Ecuador, I decided to get out of town for a day and explore the smaller artisan villages nearby. Because I was so thrilled with my Cajas National Park Tour and […]
Quito, Ecuador, isn’t known for being the safest city in South America. However, it is a worthwhile stop due to it’s rich history, numerous adventure options, and day trips you’ll find here. If you want a comfortable homebase, I recommend staying […]
Quito is a big city in Ecuador with a rich history and unique location. It was actually the second city in the world to be designated a “Cultural World Heritage City”, which happened in 1978. To help preserve this heritage, […]
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. […]
Banos, a popular city on the backpacker circuit in Ecuador, is a worthwhile stop for any budget and adventure traveler. When choosing an accommodation, I highly recommend Hostal Chimenea, a clean and well-located guesthouse in the city.