AmaZOOnico is a volunteer rescue center that rescues animals from poachers, rehabilitates them and sets them free in Ecuador's Amazon jungle.
Ecuador lies on the equator and has the monuments to prove it ... but there's one thing about Mitad del Mundo that nobody wants to talk about.
Visiting the Kichwa of Ecuador during an Amazon tour includes a chance to photograph tribe members and get your face painted.
Ecuador bound? Here is a list of things to do in Baños, from soaking in its volcanic hot springs, to food, to extreme sports.
Do-it-yourself advice on how to find and rent a fully furnished, short- or long-term apartment in beautiful Cuenca, Ecuador.
Visit Feria Libre, Cuenca's largest local market, for the freshest, cheapest food and the best place to experience the local culture.
Cuenca, Ecuador, has charming squares and churches at every turn, so why do people make such a big deal about Parque Calderon?
Imagine flying home ... and immigration won't let you in. Here is our true story of when Ecuador kicked us out.
Amazing architectural details can be found in Cuenca's colonial balconies: such as eye-popping color and intricate wrought iron and woodwork.
Find out why we chose to move from Cuenca's modern Gringolandia to an older apartment in its historic El Centro.
Visit a Kichwa community in Ecuador's Amazon basin and learn their ways, like how to create and use a blowgun for hunting.
On the last night of our Amazon tour we stayed at the Volcano Hotel in Banos, Ecuador. Here's how it went.
Cuenca is Ecuador's most European city, a charming, 500-year-old city sitting high in the Andes that's become popular for retirees and expats.
To support themselves, Ecuador's Kichwa pan for gold in the Amazon basin. Here's how they do it.
How much does food cost in Cuenca? You be the judge: See what we purchased with $15 and read about the quality of food in Ecuador as well.
One of the highlights of the tour was our stay at Cotococha Amazon Lodge, a fabulous lodge that truly captured the Amazon in its décor.