Top Places to Visit Around Arequipa

When it comes to breathtaking plazas in Peru, Arequipa steals the show. Its 332-hectare historical center consists of countless buildings that are built with volcanic stone. These white blocks are surprisingly sturdy, and give Arequipa’s cathedrals a hypnotic appearance. Their intricate carvings are only outdone by the impressive view of the neighboring Misti volcano. They […]

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Guayaquil: A Daring Port With Plenty of Charm

Guayaquil is a city that’s been to hell and back, but still managed to grow into a bustling metropolis. Even after surviving numerous pirate attacks, revolutions and fires, Guayaquil gradually evolved into Ecuador’s second biggest city. Its home to over 2.7 million people, and built along sandy soils on the bank of the Guayas river […]

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Places to Explore Around Baños

Out of all the places to experience the essence of Ecuador’s natural beauty, few can compete with Baños. Despite what this town’s nickname may imply, the area is absolutely gorgeous. Baños de Agua Santa is the second most populous city in the eastern Tungurahua Province. It’s the last city in the mountain region before plunging […]

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Defy the Norm in Montañita

If any beach embodies the rebellious spirit of South America, it’s Montañita. This vibrant coastal town is bursting at the seams with international visitors, bars, discotecas and restaurants. The beach itself is teeming with ambulantes that sell everything from hotdogs to happy brownies. The availability of edibles isn’t surprising, since the entire beach reeks of […]

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Isla Salango

Explore the Top Attractions in Puerto López

When traveling up the coast of Ecuador, it’s hard to miss Puerto López. Even though this fishing village has a humble population of 16,000, it’s one of the most visited areas of the country. This is due to the staggering amount of activities and attractions that can be indulged in. From spotting humpback whales to […]

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