GringosAbroad Ecuador

Galapagos Islands

Planning a trip to Ecuador and not sure if you should visit the Galapagos? Here are four reasons to travel to Galapagos Islands from Ecuador (sponsored). To begin, let’s look at what makes the Galapagos Islands special. And then we’ll talk about why you may be able to plan trips to the Galapagos islands from Ecuador for less [...]

Galapagos animals are different than any we’ve seen. Of course, some of them are huge and others have blue feet. But it’s more than that. They are bold and unafraid. Because the Galapagos Islands are protected, and the majority of them are part of the National Park, the animals don’t fear us. In this video, [...]

Floreana is a small isolated island in the Galapagos. It has a very interesting history and is one of the most memorable places we’ve ever visited. The Galapagos islands are famous for their unique animals. We explored three islands and had unforgettable animal encounters on each of them, but none as breathtaking as on Floreana! Perhaps [...]

Sun protection is very important while traveling in Ecuador – especially in the Andes. And it is even more important if you are living in Ecuador. The atmosphere is thinner at higher elevations and allows more harmful UV rays to get through. This puts you at higher risk of burns and other skin problems. We [...]

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