Updated July 9, 2017. We often get asked about the best way to pay your way while you’re in the Galapagos Islands. Whether you’re on a cruise, land-based tour or independent trip, you’ll no doubt need to spend some extra cash at some point – perhaps for a drink in the bar, souvenirs, tips, snacks […]
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Google Maps will once again pay a visit to the Galapagos Islands. The web mapping service is collaborating for a second time with the Charles Darwin Foundation and the University of Cuenca, Ecuador, in order to collect 360-degree images of the islands. This is Google’s second time in the Galapagos: a Google Maps team visited the […]
Day trips are a popular way to see the Galapagos Islands. Perhaps you’re visiting the Galapagos independently, or you have a few extra days before or after your cruise and you’re keen to fit in some extra wildlife-watching opportunities. You won’t be disappointed – there are a wide variety of destinations and itineraries on offer.
Putting together the right equipment for your trip to the Galapagos will ensure that you have the best experience possible. Packing light is definitely encouraged, but don’t scrimp on the essentials – once you’re on the islands, you won’t be able to simply pick up whatever you need as many items are either impossible to find […]
It’s good news for the Charles Darwin Research Station. The Galapagos-based station, which is run by the Charles Darwin Foundation (CDF), is to remain open – at least for now.
Baby saddleback tortoises have been found in the wild in the Galapagos Islands for the first time in 150 years.
Ecuador has been making a bit of a name for itself recently in the U.S: first, it was voted the top country in the world to retire to by International Living
For those who like their holidays with a side (or more) of adventure, Ecuador is a natural choice. What this compact South American country lacks in size, it makes up for in sheer variety and number of activities, sights and astonishing landscapes. Its petite proportions actually work to its advantage, as visitors can sample all four regions – jungle, mountains, Pacific […]
Home to an extraordinary array of endemic species, the Galapagos Islands offers what is quite possibly the most marvelous wildlife safari on earth.
Visiting the Galapagos Islands with children may feel like a daunting prospect, but numerous families do so every year with great success. It’s an amazing place for your children to experience and learn about wildlife. These tips will help you plan a trip your children will remember for the rest of their lives. Plan Ahead Although […]