Telefériqo: a great experience for all

Only 20 minutes from Quito’s center is the TelefériQo, one of the capital’s most impressive sights and an activity you can’t miss while visiting, or even just passing through, the city. As a long [...]


Best Bars in Quito

As you plan your trip to Ecuador, you’re probably imagining all the volcanoes, anacondas, and blue-footed boobies you’ll see. But what you might not plan for are those evenings between excursions [...]


Quito Day Trips

As a resident of Quito, but not much of a city person, one thing I appreciate about living here is how easy it is to escape the city. Many travelers don’t realize that they can explore most [...]


How safe is Quito, Ecuador?

I recently visited Naples, Florida and was astounded at how safe everything felt. People don’t roll up their car windows. People return lost items. People don’t lock their front doors. What? [...]


Top 10 things to do in Quito, Ecuador

Are you looking for things to do in Quito, Ecuador? Many people underestimate how much there is to do in Quito. The city is considered more of a jumping off point on your way to the Amazon or the [...]