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Good news! Ecuador and Galapagos will reopen soon

It has been a tough time for all of us in tourism, and we truly hope from the bottom of our hearts that you, your loved ones, and your businesses are coping as best as possible with the situation. Leaving all the negatives of the last months aside, we are happy to inform you that [...]

A Healthier & Greener World

One of the main problems humanity is facing is climate change due to pollution. Ecuadorian scientists Queenny López and Gabriela Samaniego began a project in 2017 that has the solution that may just change the world we live in, forever... Anuka, which means "algae" in Kichwa, is an Ecuadorian bio-enterprise that began in 2017 and [...]

The Lights Festival Returns!

The beautiful Lights Festival in Quito has attracted more than one million people for three years in a row. And it’s back for a fourth one! This summer, the historic centre in the capital of Ecuador will be glowing- literally. The call for projects that wish to be part of the 2019 Light Festival have [...]

Quito’s Counterpart

Cuenca is a charming colonial town located in the southern part of Ecuador.  This unique city is surrounded by majestic snow-capped mountains. This is why it is known as the ‘Athens of Ecuador'. Tourists enjoy visiting the city's center. It's many cobblestone streets, cathedrals rich in history, and colonial buildings are worth the visit! This city is [...]

A Taste of Ecuadorian Culture

Otavalo is famous for having South America's largest indigenous market. This charming Andean city is surrounded by abundant nature. This includes waterfalls, rivers, lakes and mountains. The hub is Plaza de los Ponchos, a place of history and tradition. Every day it's full of a kaleidoscope of colours, smells and sounds. Likewise, local vendors here sell tapestries, blankets, [...]