A weekend of history and tradition at Hacienda Guachala, latitude 0, Ecuador We decided to travel back in time to this 16th-century hacienda hotel near Quito, and discover some of the most remarkable moments in Ecuadorian history. That was a special week for us, as I had just turned 40 and we had our 10th wedding anniversary right around the
Ecuadorian food: fritada Fritada is one of the most well-known dishes in the country when it comes to typical food. Fritada can be translated as an Ecuadorian braised pork dish from the Andes region. My aim through this post is to share with you what is this traditional dish and so many Ecuadorians love eating it. If you
6 Most Popular Latin Dances written by: Wendy Dessler Photo by Ardian Lumi on Unsplash Dancing and music are a large part of Latin culture. Latin dance has evolved over hundreds of years, becoming the exciting genres we know today. These dances are a melting pot of European, African, and indigeounous influence. Because Latin America has a rich and varied
Fun for all ages at Nayon Xtreme Valley, adventure park in Ecuador This was our first time visiting Nayon Xtreme Valley and it was a positive surprise to learn about this adventure park so near the city of Quito. We decided to join our good friend visiting from the US with his 3 kids who were looking for a day
How Camping Differs Among Different Countries and Cultures Written by Elisa Williams Have you ever wondered whether there are other cultures and countries that love to camp as much as you do? Well, there are several of them in the world, and they all have unique camping lifestyles. Camping is an art form that is popular all over the world.
Feel just like at home at the eco-friendly Casa Verde Eco Guest House in Baños, Ecuador We had the opportunity – after 10 years – to again visit the town of Baños, also called the Gateway to the Amazon Rainforest. Here are some of the highlights of Baños, as well as details of this comfortable house, perfect for all who