Ecuador

Tips and Articles in Ecuador

once-in-a-lifetime trips for a once-in-a-lifetime moment The Jet Set Ring in the new millennium with a sonic boom. Aboard the Concorde, on Intrav's Ultimate Trip, you and 95 other passengers will hop your way around the globe in 18 days, touc...
Thanks to a dramatic revitalization and several new projects, Quito, a UNESCO World Heritage site, is becoming a favorite of South America–bound travelers. With increased air service (Delta joined Continental and American last year in offering dai...
Sustainable travel. Ecotourism. Fund-raising expeditions. Educational tours. Voluntourism. The lexicon of travel is expanding as quickly as the world is shrinking. For many, it is no longer enough to return home with a Turkish carpet or tales of...
Quick: Where do Panama hats come from? If it sounds like a trick question, that’s because it is. For most of us, the counterintuitive fact that Panama hats are from Ecuador—and that Teddy Roosevelt unknowingly condemned Ecuadorian haberdashers ...
Where do adventure travel, philanthropy, and 700-thread-count sheets meet?Lots of unexpected—and beautiful—places, thanks to the new alliance between Abercrombie & Kent and the Nature Conservancy. A&K donates a portion of the proceeds from each ...
See our slideshow of 20 Life-Changing Trips. Some travel to change their lives, others the world. But, a truly transformative trip has the power to do both. Just ask Claire Russo, who last year spent her holiday vacation with Habitat for Humanity...
The haciendas of South America are a varied lot. In Chile, travelers can sip a local Cabernet while staying at a 19th-century winery; farther north, llama farms are more common. At the cattle ranches of Argentina, where haciendas are known as esta...
Only on the Web: Four More Noteworthy Galapágos Tours The measure of a trip is sometimes the number of photos we bring back from it. Other times it's the degree of remove we achieve, or how hard it is to face home at vacation's end. But the one th...
See our slideshow of Great Humanitarian Trips Around the World. When Tim Donahue recalls traveling in India, where he volunteered in medical camps among poor Rajasthani villagers in 2005 and 2006, lots of fond memories come flooding back. Like th...