September 21, 2018

Galapagos Island Trips-An Adventure in a Far Off Land

Galapagos Island trips open up the eyes to new aspects of the natural world and create moments that redefine travel-waking up the senses and adding an […]
September 17, 2018

Five Restaurants to Find in Quito’s Historic Center

The Historic Center of Quito opens up the doors for moments that ring with authenticity-be it exploring the grandeur of cathedrals and museums, or taking a […]
September 10, 2018

Galapagos Islands Wildlife-The Stars of the Show

Travellers of all ages from scientists who have visited the archipelago many times to first time explorers are amazed by the Galapagos Islands wildlife. The creatures […]
September 3, 2018

Little Known Galapagos Islands Facts-The Travellers Edition

Discovering the Galapagos Islands is reconnecting with the natural world, a journey that has brought travelers including Charles Darwin,  bush league pirates, and the likes of […]
August 23, 2018

Mashpi Lodge-A Luxury Family Adventure

Eva Merkx is one of the driving forces behind Happy Gringo Travel. Her experiences in Ecuador led her to share her passion for travel here with […]
August 18, 2018

The Big List of Weekly Events in Quito

Weekly events in Quito go beyond the normal quips published online and in print and take you into the vibrant culture of the capital city. A […]
August 16, 2018

5 Places to Buy Souvenirs in Quito

Quito’s place as the capital of the country comes with the artisans of Ecuador joining the court of Ecuador’s finest crafts people who wave from doorways […]
July 12, 2018

The Best Vegan and Vegetarian Restaurants in Quito

In the past, vegetarians and vegan travelers in Ecuador had little to choose from aside from heaping plates of rice, beans, eggs, potatoes, and whatever vegetables […]
July 2, 2018

The Beauty of Nature- Sierra Negra Volcano Erupts on Isabela in the Galapagos Islands

During the last week of June the Sierra Negra volcano on Isabela Island came to life, erupting after months of increased activity and seismic grumbling. This […]