Natural High

Although relatively small in size, Ecuador has an incredible diversity of landscapes ranging from coastal plains to rainforests to the geological spectacle of the Avenue of Volcanoes in the Andes mountains. It is also one of the most biodiverse countries in the world – covering only 1.6% of South America,…

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Short Breaks: Ecuador

Located on South America’s west coast, Ecuador is certainly not the closest holiday destination to Singapore. Nor is it the biggest, being the smallest of the Andean nations. However, the country makes up for its small size with a huge range of things to see, from historic colonial cities to…

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Galapagos Island

Where The Wild Things Are

The Galapagos Archipelago of volcanic islands is distributed on either side of the equator in the Pacific Ocean, surrounding the centre of the western hemisphere, 906 km west of continental Ecuador. The islands can be reached by a short flight from Quito, Ecuador. The Galapagos Archipelago has a population of…

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In Pictures: The Oldest UNESCO World Heritage Sites

UNESCO World Heritage Sites are always a sight to behold. People are immediately drawn to a certain place as soon as they hear the words, ‘UNESCO World Heritage Site’. With over 1,000 world heritage sites as of 2019, the list seems to keep growing and stopping at nothing. These places…

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