Things to do in: Quito

Things to do in: Quito

Ready to experience Quito, with it’s rich history, unforgettable mountain views, dramatic beauty and great food? That’s a choice you won’t be disappointed with (trust us). Quito is one of the highest capital cities in the world — the second highest, in fact, only after Bolivia’s La Paz. There’s so...

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24 hours in: Quito

24 hours in: Quito

Located high in the Andes, Ecuador’s capital stands at over 2,700 metres above sea level, and is one of the highest capital cities in the world. Quito’s historic district was also one of the first UNESCO World Heritage sites ever listed, which makes exploring it a highlight of any trip...

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The complete guide to: Quito travel

The complete guide to: Quito travel

Tucked amid a high Andean valley and flanked by majestic mountains, Quito is the world’s loftiest capital city, offering a UNESCO-listed old town of pretty squares and churches, a thrilling food scene and transport links to the world’s most spectacular scenery and wildlife. Get the most out of your trip...

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Quito is South America’s underrated capital of cool

Quito is South America’s underrated capital of cool

For most travellers, Quito is simply a necessary stopover on their way to the Galapagos. And as one of the smaller South American capitals, it can easily become overshadowed by the European flair of Buenos Aires or culinary delights of Lima. Those that are lucky enough to spend some time...

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These South American cities are calling your name

These South American cities are calling your name

Tourism in South America has grown a lot in recent years. The cities are safer, the economy is developing, and the infrastructure is growing. Events like World Cup last year have put the continent on the travel wish lists of anyone who is interested in history, nature, and, of course,...

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Traveller Stories: Lisa in Ecuador

Traveller Stories: Lisa in Ecuador

Lisa was seeking authentic ceviche while in Ecuador, and was determined to have some. Here’s her story: “I had just finished shopping for a Galapagos souvenir, when I saw it; an advertisement for ceviche. I had to catch my ride back to my vessel, should I attempt the order and risk being late? Yes! There...

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