I Visited 30 Hotels in Quito and these are the Best

During my time working for a tailormade South America tour operator, I visited Quito in Ecuador, en route to the Galapagos. Whilst there it was my job to tour all of the hotels we sold to ensure they were properly represented in our brochure and marketing materials. This means I saw a LOT of hotels. In fact I saw around …

Galapagos Day 2: Boobies, Whales and Walking on Lava

Today was all about the birds with a trip to North Seymour, which is close to the airport. Although it’s hardly a busy island – you’d barely notice the couple of planes landing every day to drop off and pick up excitable tourists – North Seymour is just as untouched and beautiful as the rest of the Galapagos. This morning …