How to Spend One Day in Quito, Ecuador

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We spent two nights in Quito, Ecuador on our way to the Galapagos Islands. Since we arrived late Friday and left early Sunday we essentially only had one day to explore this capital city. To be honest, I didn’t want to like […]

Slightly Disappointed in Santiago, Chile

After spending three weeks in beautiful Buenos Aires and another couple weeks in Argentina wine country our thoughts of Santiago can best be summed up as “meh”. From the second our bus from Mendoza pulled into the station in Santiago […]

How to Plan a Quick Trip to Montevideo


Montevideo surprised me with its effortless blend of old world charm and modern comforts. The backdrop of the Atlantic Ocean gives this city with a decidedly urban feel a splash of color and beauty that sets it apart. The streets […]