Galapagos from A to Z: Ultimate Guide to Wildlife Wonderland

Galapagos islands from A to Z

Galapagos Islands are an incredible animal paradise – a paradise where Charles Darwin came up with his theory of evolution. And it’s no wonder because, on the Galapagos Islands, we find many endemic species (that is, species that cannot be found anywhere else in the world). Galapagos is a place where people and animals live … Read more

Ecuador from A to Z: Practical Tips for Travellers (2023)

Ecuador practical tips and information for travellers

Ecuador – that’s high Andean mountains, snow-capped volcanoes, the Amazon rainforest, or the stunning wildlife paradise of the Galapagos. Although Ecuador is a relatively small country, it offers travelers a rich mix of experiences. This country is a  delight for all nature lovers, mountaineers, as well as those who come here to experience shamanic rituals … Read more

Trip to Antarctica Guide: What to Expect? How to Choose?

Trip to Antarctica Guide: What to Expect? How to Choose?

Antarctica. The seventh, icy continent has experiences for you that you won’t find anywhere else. Colonies of penguins, pods of whales, seals lounging on floating icebergs, and the most beautiful winter wonderland you can imagine. Visiting Antarctica is an experience that is difficult to describe with words or photos, as it is better and more … Read more

Cuenca Bucket List: 21 Amazing Things to Do + Day Trips

Things to do in Cuenca

Located in the heart of the Andes Mountains, Cuenca belongs to one of Ecuador’s most captivating destinations. With its rich history, vibrant culture, and stunning natural surroundings, Cuenca has something to offer to every type of traveler. From exploring the cobblestone streets of the historic city center to hiking in the nearby Cajas National park, … Read more

Cerro Guanaco: Best Day Hike in Ushuaia (Practical Tips)

Cerro Guanaco - best day hike in Ushuaia

Cerro Guanaco is probably the most beautiful day hike in Ushuaia. The trail doesn’t belong to the easiest ones, as you need to climb nearly 1 kilometer of altitude, but the effort is totally worth it. Once you stand on the top, you will be rewarded with a 360-degree view of the mountains, lakes, Ushuaia, … Read more

Hiking to Laguna Esmeralda without Guide (Practical Tips)

Hikinng to Laguna Esmeralda in Ushuaia

Laguna Esmeralda was one of the first hikes in Ushuaia we heard about. And I am not surprised –  this emerald lake is truly magical. It’s not just about the lake itself – I am sure you will be already amazed on the way to Laguna. Imagine the landscape lined with the emerald stream flowing … Read more

Tierra del Fuego National Park – Best hikes and Things to Do

Tierra del Fuego National Park - Things to do and Best Hikes

Tierra del Fuego National Park is a protected area situated in the southernmost tip of Argentina. The national park covers about 63,000 hectares of natural beauty! Mountainous terrain, diverse wildlife, and precious ecosystems, including sub-Antarctic forests, bogs, rivers, and lakes. Tierra del Fuego is a paradise for hikers and nature lovers. While wandering around the … Read more

Hiking to Vinciguerra Glacier (Practical Information + Tips)

Vinciguerra Glacier Ushuaia Practical tips

The Vinciguerra Glacier hike belongs among the most popular hikes in Ushuaia – the southernmost city in the world. The trail is an out-and-back route, and it takes you to the Laguna de los Témpanos and the Vinciguerra Glacier. The trailhead is located in Valle de Andorra, about 20 minutes by car from Ushuaia downtown. … Read more

Casa del Arbol: Practical Tips for Visiting the Famous Swing

Visiting Casa del Arbol

La Casa del Arbol belongs to one of the most famous attractions in Baños (de Agua Santa). It is not “just a treehouse”, it’s more like a small adventure park with absolutely amazing views and famous swings that hang over the edge of the hill. Besides the swings, there are more things to do, like … Read more

Laguna Cuicocha Hike: What do You Need to Know Before?

Laguna Cuicocha Hike - Day trip from Otavalo

Laguna de Cuicocha is a beautiful crater lake near Otavalo. It’s a perfect destination for hikers and all nature lovers. From the rim, you can see nearby Cayambe Volcano as well as the rich vegetation of the valley below. It’s an ideal day trip from Otavalo, whether you want just to enjoy the view with … Read more