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Posted by on Feb 8, 2015 in Outdoor Nature Travel, Travel Destinations, Travel Ecuador, Travel South America, Travel Style, World Culture and History, World Travel |

Guaranda Carnival—Steep in the Fervor of Ecuador’s Carnival Festivities

Guaranda Carnival—Steep in the Fervor of Ecuador’s Carnival Festivities

If you go through the famous popular festivities published on the yearly calendar of Ecuadorian celebrations, then the one event that is bound to catch your attention is the Guaranda Carnival. Staged and celebrated with a lot of fanfare in central Andean destination of Guaranda, this carnival lures thousands of participants and revelers to the tiny province of Bolivar. During the Guaranda Carnival the intensity and fervor of the local population transcends all levels of imagination and delights domestic and international visitors alike. So, are you ready to explore the cultural bounties of Guaranda’s quaint city, tucked in the fertile Andean valley? Located on the western slopes Chimborazo Volcano (highest mountain in Ecuador) and rising to an elevation of 21.000 feet above sea level, the stunning scenery, colonial style architecture and other attractions of this region lying between the Pacific Coast and the Andes are also worth a look. Oft referred to as the “City of the Seven Hills”, Guaranda is a hotspot for vacationers, art and culture enthusiasts...

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Posted by on Jan 8, 2014 in Family Travel, Only The Best, Travel Ecuador, Travel Resources, Travel South America, Travel Style, Travel Tips |

A Family Vacation : Things To Do In Galapagos Islands

A Family Vacation : Things To Do In Galapagos Islands

Around 600 miles west of Ecuador mainland is the Galapagos archipelago which feature more than fifteen isolated isles. With its untamed stretch of land and notoriously amazing creatures ranging from the sea lions to the lizards, the Galapagos isolated isles can easily lure everyone looking for more than just a simple adventure. You will encounter an exhilarating moment in the wild where you get the chance to observe the small short-feathered penguins or the giant tortoises. Galapagos Islands offer a family vacation more than just what a luxury travel will give you. You’ll get the opportunity to appreciate what the nature has in store for us. Let’s take a look at the best things to do in Galapagos Islands for a family vacation : Free Things To Do If you enjoy beaches and sightseeing, we suggest heading to San Cristobal Island where you can spend two hours to half of your day there. The beach is simply amazing where you can witness the wildlife including lava lizards, wild iguanas,...

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Posted by on Jan 3, 2014 in Guest Post, Travel Asia, Travel Brazil, Travel Destinations, Travel Ecuador, Travel South America, Travel Style, World Travel | 2 comments

Where Your Itchy Feet Should Take You One Day

Where Your Itchy Feet Should Take You One Day

Do you have a bucket list? Even if you don’t have a bucket list, you most likely have watched an episode of the National Geographic so you probably have a good idea of places you would like to travel one day. With so many wonderful sights to view and things to do it is never too late to start building a bucket list and get travelling!  With this in mind, here it is a few suggestions of places to visit that I think should be on anybody’s bucket list: Galapagos Islands The Galapagos Islands will easily be the most enchanting islands you will ever visit. It may sound cliche but there’s quite simply no other place like it. The landscape, the wildlife and general atmosphere of the Galapagos is almost surreal. Some of the most famous animals found in the Galapagos Islands include giant tortoises, blue footed boobies, big iguanas, sea lions, penguins, and sea turtles. Another cool thing about the Galapagos Islands is that the animals there do not...

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Posted by on May 1, 2013 in Cruises, Outdoor Nature Travel, Travel Asia, Travel Australia, Travel Australia and New Zealand, Travel China, Travel Destinations, Travel Ecuador, Travel North America, Travel South America, Travel Style, Travel USA, World Travel |

4 Remote Places to Add to Your Travel Bucket List

4 Remote Places to Add to Your Travel Bucket List

An increasing amount of people are creating their very own travel bucket lists, compiled of all the places that they want to experience within their lifetime. This practice allows travelers to create a wish list of all the incredible places in the world that they want to visit, and yields some amazing results. Here are 6 stunning remote locations to add to your very own travel bucket list. Motuo County For decades, there have been attempts to build a road straight into the heart of Motuo County, yet every effort fails as the landscape reclaims it through landslides, extreme weather and dangerous conditions. This makes Motuo County one of the most remote and inaccessible places in China. This absolutely stunning natural wilderness is located within the Tibetan Autonomous Region and is home to one tenth of the flora in China. Getting there is only for the keenest travellers, with a gruelling hike over several days necessary to gain access to this beautiful and unspoiled paradise. Alaska While some might...

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Posted by on Apr 25, 2013 in Outdoor Nature Travel, Travel Argentina, Travel Brazil, Travel Chile, Travel Destinations, Travel Ecuador, Travel Guyana, Travel Peru, Travel South America, Travel Style |

I Just Love Waterfalls! Here Are Some Great Waterfalls in South America I Have Been .

I Just Love Waterfalls! Here Are Some Great Waterfalls in South America I Have Been .

The continent of South America is a wonderful tourist destination boasting some of the most picturesque waterfalls in the world. In my travels there, I enjoyed it so much! I had been in so many places and one of my best attractions were visiting waterfalls!!!The tropical rainforest climate prevalent in a large portion of this continent feeds mighty waterfalls that are definitely worth a visit as they range from full blown cataracts to horsetail falls. The falls you should visit are:  Angel Falls 1. Iguazu Falls   Iguazu Falls. These are located on the Iguazu River near the city of Curitiba on the border of Brazil and Argentina. Its height is 82 meters at highest and 69 meters at lowest. The flow rate is 1756m3/s. Accessible from either the Puerto Iguazú town in Argentina or the town of Foz do Iguaçu in Brazil. The best time for visiting is between the months of April through September. The entrance fee is about 25$. 2.  Angel Falls  Iguazu Falls Angel Falls...

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