The Best Things To Do in Cuenca, Ecuador

The colonial city of Cuenca has it all. The best things in life are free and so are the best things to do in Cuenca. I found myself loving life in this quaint Ecuadorian city while barely having to spend a time. There’s a reason (actually, a lot of reasons) why so many backpackers and… Read More The Best Things To Do in Cuenca, Ecuador

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The 10 Best Places in Ecuador To Travel To

Ecuador was meant to be a quick stop-over en route to Peru. That quick stop-over turned into 43 days. This country turned out be more incredible than I could have ever imagined. Ecuador is criminally overlooked and severely underrated, despite boasting some of my favorite places I have ever traveled to. Despite spending six weeks… Read More The 10 Best Places in Ecuador To Travel To

Guide To Crossing The Ecuador – Peru Border at La Balsa

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 MontaƱita. That… Read More Guide To Crossing The Ecuador – Peru Border at La Balsa

Why You Need To Visit Manta, Ecuador

As far as ocean getaways and beach vibes go, Ecuador goes largely under the radar. When you think of South American beaches, you might think of Colombia’s Caribbean coast and Brazil’s Bacchanalian beach bashes. Ecuador? Probably not so much. However, you would be surprised to discover that Ecuador’s Pacific coastline is as beautiful and tropical… Read More Why You Need To Visit Manta, Ecuador