What Is The Best Way To Travel Around Ecuador?

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?

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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 Montañita. 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

The Backpacker’s Complete Guide to Montañita, Ecuador

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