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Latest Travel Tips & Posts

May 12, 2022

Birds that migrate to the Galapagos Islands

The Galapagos Islands are a birdwatcher’s dream. Even those that are not hobbyists will find the birdlife in the Galapagos Islands quite fascinating. Some birds are endemic to the archipelago and are...
April 26, 2022

Why Galapagos is Different from other Beach Destinations

Trying to decide between a trip to the Galapagos Islands or a vacation to a beach destination? The Galapagos Islands are so much more than...
April 4, 2022

Galapagos Marine Reserve Expansion

In some truly amazing news for the Galapagos and its wildlife, on January 14, 2022, the Ecuadorian president Guillermo Lasso signed a declaration that expanded the borders of the Galapagos Marine...
March 11, 2022

Travel to the Galapagos Islands in Fall

The Galapagos Islands are open to visitors and people are increasingly heading back to enjoy cruises, hotel-based packages and observe the incredible wildlife...
March 1, 2022

Travel to the Galapagos Islands in Summer

With restrictions to opening up finally being significantly eased, tourism is opening up and Ecuador is welcoming back visitors from all over the world...
January 26, 2022

Galapagos Islands Traditions: Crossing the Equator

Let’s look at what might happen on your Galapagos cruise when you cross the Equator and understand a little of the history of the celebration...
December 20, 2021

Solo Female Travel in Ecuador & Galapagos – Insider Advice

A question that we get asked from time to time at Ecuador and Galapagos Insiders is: Is solo female travel in Ecuador safe?...
December 2, 2021

Luxury Rainforest Lodges and Cruises for 2022

With 2022 just around the corner, and travel becoming easier once more, now is the time to get planning an exciting new adventure for the year ahead...
November 13, 2021

Best Ecuador Holidays for Families and Couples

After a difficult 2020, with the Covid-19 pandemic restricting travel for so long and for so many, we have seen a lot of interest in resuming travel again in 2021. People want to make up for lost time!..
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