How to Travel Ecuador on a Student Budget: Budget Travel in Ecuador

How to Travel Ecuador on a Student Budget: Budget Travel in Ecuador

Ecuador is a great country to visit on a budget, even if you’re a college student! Planning a trip to Ecuador? Keep reading to find out how to travel Ecuador on a student budget! Located on the Pacific coast between Colombia and Peru, Ecuador is bursting with incredible landscapes, rich history, and biodiversity unlike anywhere […]

Outstanding Hostels in the Americas – Perfect for Budget Travelers

South America, Brazil, Rio de Janeiro. A backpacker using an action camera to film the landscape

Ready to travel through North, Central, and South America on a budget? Keep reading for reviews on the best hostels throughout the Americas! If you’re planning a budget-friendly trip to one of the countries in North, Central, or South America, staying in hostels is a great (and fun!) way to keep your lodging costs low. […]

3 Days in Quito, Ecuador: The Perfect Itinerary and Travel Guide

Twin steeples of the Basilica del Voto Naciona in Quito, Ecuador

Planning on spending 3 days in Quito, Ecuador? Keep reading for my comprehensive travel guide to Quito, including an itinerary and useful travel tips. Quito, Ecuador is an incredibly fascinating city. The Ecuadorian capital is a South American gem – as one of the first UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Sites, this is a city that’s […]

13 of the Best Things to Do in Quito, Ecuador

Basilica del Voto Nacional one of the best things to see in Quito

Quito, the capital and largest city in Ecuador, is a beautiful and sprawling South American city. While the city is 40 kilometers long, it’s only about five kilometers wide! It’s the second-highest capital city in the world and its historic center was one of the first UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Sites. Many travelers use Quito […]

Ecuador: First Impressions

When I told friends and family that I’d be participating in a service abroad program with my school in Ecuador, most of their reactions were similar: why? They’d say things like, “Why go to Ecuador when you can go somewhere way more fun, like Europe?” or “Ecuador? It’s dangerous down there! The cops are corrupt […]