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February 22, 2019
Contemporary Art in Quito-Three Places in the Historic Center-Draft

Contemporary Art in Quito-Three Places in the Historic Center

Contemporary art in Quito is one of the city’s thriving mediums,  which takes its inspiration from those who have come before. Works from the masters of […]
December 4, 2018
Fiestas de Quito - Celebrating the foundation of Ecuador's capital

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 ago. […]
November 19, 2018
Craft Beer in Ecuador-The Quito Chronicles

Craft Beer in Ecuador-The Quito Chronicles

The sudsy story of craft beer in Ecuador and  Quito is a tall tale that has a lot of characters and plots. The nation’s capital is […]
October 4, 2018
Quito's Fiesta de la Luz-A Spectacular Symphony of Color and Movement

Quito’s Fiesta de la Luz-A Spectacular Symphony of Color and Movement

While Quito’s detractors are quick to point out the city’s flaws, the capital of Ecuador does many things well-the annual Fiestas de Luz is high on […]
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 craftspeople who wave from doorways and […]
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 […]
June 8, 2018

The Best Burgers in Quito-8 Places that Cross the Divide

Finding a burger in Quito is as easy as walking down a street in most neighborhoods until a mom and pop restaurant appears- to authentically appreciate […]
May 14, 2018
Quito- Happy Gringo -Guide to eating in Quito

Great Things to See in the Historic Center of Quito

Quito may not have Chicago’s Bean, The Louvre of Paris, Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre in London, or the homes of James Joyce in Dublin-but the capital of […]