How to Plan a Trip to the Galapagos

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A trip to the Galapagos Islands is a once in a lifetime experience, which makes planning a little more stressful than it would be for an ordinary vacation. To help reduce some of that stress, today’s blog post covers everything you need to know to plan your perfect Galapagos adventure….

For more than 20 years, our ethos of conscious travel has been at the heart of everything we do. Our goal has always been to protect the communities and delicate ecosystems we bring travelers to. We always look for ways we can further our sustainability practices. That’s why, starting January…

Mashpi Lodge Ecuador – Cloud Forest Escape

Luxury between the trees – Mashpi Lodge Ecuador Just three hours northwest of Ecuador’s capital, Quito, lies a luxurious, five-star hideaway, ideal for birding and offering nature trails to hidden waterfalls. Mashpi Lodge Ecuador, set amid a 1,300-hectare private reserve, was built on land that was once part of a logging concession…

Ecuadorian haciendas in the spotlight

Aracari’s favorite Ecuadorian Haciendas National Geographic Traveler’s April 2009 edition places a spotlight on our two favorite Ecuadorian Haciendas: San Augustin de Callo (“There’s enough historical wattage around this hacienda to send a few shivers up my spine”) and Zuleta (“The feeling? As though I had ridden right into a…