Oh, Ecuador. Some people say they’ll never leave a country. I actually might never leave. I initially planned for about 20 days in Ecuador before bouncing off to Peru. I took me 43 days to finally pry myself away from this incredible country. For some reason, Ecuador has not been on my radar until recently.… Read More What Is The Best Way To Travel Around Ecuador?
The longer I spent in Ecuador, the less I felt I had actually seen. I tacked on Cuenca, initially planning for it to be my final stop in Ecuador. A week later, I tacked on Loja, and naturally, I found myself in the small village of Vilcabamba. Despite its small size, Vilcabamba is rich in… Read More The Backpacker’s Guide to Vilcabamba, Ecuador
For travelers going to and from Ecuador and Peru, the most popular border-crossing by far would be the one at Piura. Backpackers in Ecuador will typically be wanting to go to Mancora to start their Peruvian adventures. Likewise, backpackers in Peru will be heading through Piura to reach places like Guayaquil, Cuenca, or Montañita. That… Read More Guide To Crossing The Ecuador – Peru Border at La Balsa
Backpacking in Cuenca is a dream. The budget-friendly Cuenca boasts stunning nature and an exciting nightlife scene making it a perfect city for backpackers of all types.… Read More The Backpacker’s Guide to Cuenca, Ecuador
The renown of London speaks for itself. There’s no denying that it is one of the greatest and most diverse cities in the world, so I’ll skip the meaty intro and go straight into what you came here for. It is undeniably difficult to do London cheaply. Even if you do everything right, odds are,… Read More London on a Backpacker’s Budget: Can It Be Done?
Sponsored Guest Post Spain is a vacationer’s paradise. The country offers so much to see and do, not to mention the weather is great and the culture laid back and perfectly suited to a fun and relaxing holiday in the sun. It’s not surprising that Spain is the second most visited country in the world,… Read More From Barcelona to Madrid: The Best Cities in Spain to Visit
From raucous beach towns to booming megaclubs, Ecuador has a variety of nightlife options. If you’re looking to have a little fun while traveling, these are the best party cities in Ecuador.… Read More The Six Best Party Cities in Ecuador
Backpacking Ecuador ended up being one of my favorite adventures. Although I had backpacked South America before, Ecuador has its differences. Here’s everything backpackers need to know before taking on this marvelous country.… Read More The Backpacker’s Guide To Ecuador: A Crash Course
The surf village of Montañita is a sleepy little town by day and then a raucous display of debauchery at night. For a town with a population of only 4,500, the booming nightclubs rival those of much larger party cities. The beach parties felt like a smaller-scale version of Thailand’s belligerent Full Moon Party. Life… Read More The Backpacker’s Complete Guide to Montañita, Ecuador
Montañita, I wasn’t ready. I thought I was ready. I was wrong. I underestimated just how wild this surf village is and how mercilessly it was going to treat me during my birthday festivities. Montañita is a partier’s paradise. There is very little that you actually have to do during the day, meaning that you… Read More The Best Places to Party in Montañita, Ecuador