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How To Survive Being Chased By Dogs In Banos, Ecuador

It was a steep ascent, but the view of Banos, Ecuador, from the top of Bellavista was worth it. It had taken me much quicker than I’d assumed it would — less than an hour — so I decided to continue on and follow the signs reading “Runtun”. As I was traveling solo in Ecuador…Read more...
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Exploring The Dark Side Of Banos, Ecuador, Through Graffiti

Not only is Banos, Ecuador, home to pristine waterfalls, active volcanoes, adventure sports and delicious candy, it also has some impressive graffiti art. What’s interesting is that while the city itself gives off an optimistic and happy vibe through its natural beauty, cozy coffee shops and locals twisting and shaping pounds of sugar cane into…Read more...

Eating My First Pet In Ecuador

The body is sliced down the middle, opened like a thick book, on top of sizzling coals. Tiny hands, still with finger nails, reach into the air as if their last plea for help had gone completely unnoticed. Bright white teeth gleem out of mouths open in a scream and faces twist in agony. Apparently,…Read more...

Getting Out Of Quito, Ecuador: Day, Weekend and Weeklong Excursions

While Quito, Ecuador, offers many opportunities for Inca history, diverse architecture, and trendy restaurants, my favorite part about visiting this busy city during was its side trips. In less than three hours you can be hiking through waterfall-filled forests, climbing one of the world’s tallest volcanoes, browsing an important cultural market and even standing in…Read more...

Day Trip From Quito, Ecuador: The Otavalo Market

After spending a day exploring the historic center of Quito during my solo trip to 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 City Tour with Gray Line Ecuador, I decided to…Read more...
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