Food and travel; one of the most natural pairings of the universe.
So with a destination as amazing as the Galapagos Islands, what can you expect to experience for cuisine?
In this post we'll go over what's offered on Galapagos cruises - one traveler to another ?
There's one thing I've learned from my traveling around the world. If you let a great chef cook a meal that he grew up eating, he'll knock it out of the park every time.
Ecuador has some amazing dishes that are truly unique to this country. Traditional coastal foods do a great job of showcasing what can come from the ocean. A cruise is quite possibly the best setting to enjoy seafood!
Let me introduce you to some traditional Ecuadorian foods that I've absolutely fallen in love with!
When most people from North America think of South America, they think of hot, balmy weather. And, for the most part, this is true! South America is home to the Amazon, some genuinely amazing beaches, and even some hot, arid savannas. But what can you expect in Machu Picchu, Peru? It's located in the Andean mountain range, where the weather is notoriously brisk! Actually, Machu Picchu is located in an area where weather can be hard to predict - at around 8,000 feet above sea level, it's between the steamy Amazon and the chilly city of Cusco. Some say that within a single day, you can get all four seasons - complete with cold rain, warm sunshine, chilly wind, and even snow!
When some people think of the equator, they think of the Amazon Rainforest, with spiders the size of your hand and mosquitoes more vicious than an African lion. It's a reasonable question to ask. What about bugs in the Galapagos? Most people find that biting insects in the Galapagos are actually pretty minimal, and that some natural bug repellent works very well to avoid any bites. Of course, bugs come and go with the seasons, so read on for some pro tips to avoid itchiness in an environmentally friendly way!
Ever since Cotopaxi volcano became active this past august, Ecuador has being tirelessly working to inform and educate citizens in the event of a potential eruption and its possible repercussions. But how does this translate for tourists and travelers passing by? What precautions should they take? What places are to be avoided? How long will it last? We got you covered, first and foremost let’s get started with your safety! Check out the infographic below on the effects of volcanic ash to your health and how you can avoid them: