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How to See the Best of the Galapagos on a Budget

How to See the Best of the Galapagos on a Budget

The Galapagos Islands aren’t typically a place that you’d associate with budget travel, but the great news is that it’s definitely possible to take a trip there without breaking the bank. Yes, these islands are more expensive than other destinations in South America, but there are plenty of ways to explore the Galapagos on a […]

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Hiking the Loop: A Solo Female Walking Quilotoa in Ecuador

Hiking the Loop: A Solo Female Walking Quilotoa in Ecuador

The green of the open valley stretched as far I could see. Broken only by the odd tree or patch of scrub, it flowed up the to the mountain ridges on each side and looked smooth and soft, like a green dustsheet that had pull over the furniture of these Andean hills to cover and […]

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Top 5 Recommended Hikes in Ecuador

Top 5 Recommended Hikes in Ecuador

High in the Andes, nestled between the dominating countries of Peru and Colombia, the little gem of Ecuador manages to hold a charm all of its own. Blessed with an incredible geographical diversity that includes jungle, mountain and coastal landscapes, many say Ecuador has it all. And they’re not far wrong! For me, one of […]

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Top 5 Things to Do in Ecuador on a Budget

Top 5 Things to Do in Ecuador on a Budget

Despite being one of the smaller countries in the great continent of South America, Ecuador is undoubtedly one of my favourites. This is probably due to its geographical diversity – from the gorgeous Galapagos Islands to wonderful hiking, Ecuador offers beaches, rivers, lakes and jungle experiences, as well as a strong indigenous culture and some […]

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How to Get to Latin America Cheaply From Europe

How to Get to Latin America Cheaply From Europe

How to get to Latin America cheaply, is a crucial question for many European budget travellers, yet easy answers just don’t’ seem to exist. Like the continent’s great Mayan and Incan temples, it appears to be another unfathomable dimension to this intriguing part of the world. However, after a few years there, I managed to […]

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