Ecuador

Ecuador

5 Ways to Reduce Your Travelling Costs

Do you want to travel the world – or even just go on holiday somewhere exotic, but think it is too expensive? Well here are my 5 top tips for reducing your costs whilst abroad.

#1 – Stay Somewhere for FREE

Falling in Love Again

Chuguiragua Lodge and Spa, Ecuador – For the last three weeks, I’ve felt like there has been a little rain cloud above my head. Blocking the sun out. Dampening my spirit. I couldn’t put my finger on why. STA woes. The cold temperatures. Post trip...Read More »


Rainforest Retreat

Amazon Rainforest, Outside Tena, Ecuador – Greetings from the Amazon Rainforest!! After leaving the Galápagos Islands, I headed back it Quito for a tour of Central Ecuador, covering the Andes Mountains, and the Amazon Rainforest. After a 67km public bus ride, which took a gruelling three hours,...Read More »


The Galapagos Privilege

Aeroporta, Baltra, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador – One guidebook I read said that only 150,000 tourists a year currently visit the Galápagos Islands. I think the number is a little out dated, but when you compare that with the fact that a major art exhibition at...Read More »


The Unique Island of Las Tintoreras

Las Tintoreras Island, Galapagos, Ecuador – I loved this little island. It was known as Shark Alley, but it was full of marine iguanas, many blending so well into the surroundings that they were impossible to see until you were almost stepping on...Read More »


Galapagos Island Hopping

Somewhere in the middle of the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Isabela Island – An update on Florena and Isabela Islands.

Back on the speedboat again. My Galápagos tour is beginning to remind me of Fiji with all it’s boat transfers and island...Read More »


Galapagos Dreams Do Come True

San Cristobal Island, Galápagos – It’s been my dream, since I was seven, to visit the Galapagos Islands. On our day of departure from Quito, I woke early, showered, then shed a few tears when I realised this long held dream of mine was about...Read More »