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April 19, 2020
Cities in Ecuador: the Top 10 to Visit

Cities in Ecuador: the Top 10 to Visit

Not sure which cities in Ecuador to include in your travel itinerary? With limited vacation time, and so many different Ecuadorian cities to ponder, it is never an easy choice to make. Ecuador’s
April 7, 2020

Unforgettable Destinations for your South America Honeymoon

South America’s stunning landscapes, temperate climate, and passionate people naturally lend themselves to romantic getaways while
April 7, 2020

Galapagos in October: Weather, Wildlife and What to Expect

Is October a good month to visit the Galapagos Islands? The Galapagos Islands are considered to be a great year-round travel destination, so

Galapagos

April 7, 2020

Galapagos in October: Weather, Wildlife and What to Expect

Is October a good month to visit the Galapagos Islands? The Galapagos Islands are considered to be a great year-round travel destination, so
March 12, 2020

Galapagos Conservation: Plastic Free Galapagos Islands Campaign

The Galapagos Islands, one of the most emblematic natural places on the planet, recognized for its biodiversity of unique wildlife, and for conservation efforts, unfortunately
March 10, 2020

Galapagos in December: Weather, Wildlife and What to Expect

Is December a good month to visit the Galapagos Islands? The Galapagos Islands are considered to be a great year-round travel destination

Ecuador

April 19, 2020
Cities in Ecuador: the Top 10 to Visit

Cities in Ecuador: the Top 10 to Visit

Not sure which cities in Ecuador to include in your travel itinerary? With limited vacation time, and so many different Ecuadorian cities to ponder, it is never an easy choice to make. Ecuador’s
March 26, 2020

Unique Ecuador Experiences

Ecuador is a small country in South America, while some other countries in the continent get more attention, Ecuador is underrated, although Ecuador is small, it
March 10, 2020

Coronavirus in Ecuador and Galapagos

Happy Gringo has set-up this blog to help keep you all informed about Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Ecuador & the Galapagos Islands, and how this might affect your

Amazon

December 9, 2019

Rainforest Jaguars in Ecuador under threat

Jaguars in Ecuador are in greater number than in almost any other place on earth. The jungle is their home, but as stated in a recent article in the Guardian UK human
October 21, 2019

What to do with a free day Puerto Ayora Town in the Galapagos Islands?

If you visit Santa Cruz Island as part of your Galapagos tour, then chances are you will have some free time to kill in Puerto Ayora town
July 31, 2019

The Indigenous People of the Ecuadorian Jungle

The history of the indigenous people of the Ecuadorian jungle, like the 32 million acres of rain forest there, is multifaceted. Every group has its own stories to

Cloudforest

February 21, 2020

Spectacled bears: My personal quest to find Andean Bears in Ecuador

I have always had a big soft spot for bears. I guess it all started with my Mum’s bedtime stories of Paddington Bear adventures, and Winnie the Pooh mischief
July 24, 2019

Why Go Birding in Ecuador? An Expert’s Perspective

With over 1600 species of birds found in many tropical habitats, Ecuador is considered megadiverse and is relatively compact compared to its massive political neighbors
June 5, 2019

Ecuador Bird Watching-The Christmas Bird Count and Other Adventures

Ecuador bird watching tours aren’t the typical walk in the park or jaunts through the forest armed with binoculars to spot birds in the trees. The four regions

Quito

November 19, 2019

Quito Weather – What to Expect when you visit Ecuador´s Capital City

There is a saying in other parts of the world – ‘If you don’t like the weather, wait an hour,’ that certainly applies to Quito weather
February 23, 2019

5 High-End Restaurants Where You Can Splurge in Quito

The high-end restaurant scene in Quito takes its cue from a mixed bag of countries; each week another concept and cuisine appear. What sets
December 4, 2018

Fiestas de Quito – Celebrating the foundation of Ecuador’s capital

More than 220 activities are planned this year for the Fiestas de Quito, a citywide party that celebrates the founding of the capital, 484 years

Guayaquil

March 30, 2020

What to do in Guayaquil on a Free Day

Over the years Guayaquil, Ecuador, has played host to a myriad of travelers. Ernest Hemingway walked its streets, as did Che Guevara. The Spanish Conquistador Francisco
September 24, 2019

5 Restaurants You Should Try in Guayaquil

Guayaquil is a launching point for those flying to the Galapagos Islands. Ecuador’s largest city can be daunting, it is a busy metropolis where people from across
March 30, 2020

What to do in Guayaquil on a Free Day

Over the years Guayaquil, Ecuador, has played host to a myriad of travelers. Ernest Hemingway walked its streets, as did Che Guevara. The Spanish Conquistador Francisco