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Visual Adventure: Ecuador

Visual Adventure: Ecuador

September 11, 2013, No Comments

Ecuador is one of those rare places where pretty much everything you see is worthy of a snapshot. Not only are the landscapes gorgeous – forests, mountains and green fields in equal measure – but the urban architecture of Ecuador is also a sight to behold. The soaring cathedrals, cobblestone streets and colourful market »

The Six Senses of the Ecuador Rainforest

The Six Senses of the Ecuador Rainforest

July 18, 2013, 4 Comments

On my first trip into Ecuador’s rainforest, I wasn’t fixated on details. I focused on the big picture – jungle, flora, fauna – not thinking much of the lack of hot water or availability of drinking water, what we would eat, how I would handle daily activities or fitting into a group of strangers. »

Ecuador’s Amazon: A Once-In-A-Lifetime Experience

Ecuador’s Amazon: A Once-In-A-Lifetime Experience

April 10, 2013, 5 Comments

National Geographic Travelers has named our Local Living Ecuador: Amazon Jungle trip as one of their “50 Tours of a Lifetime.” Find out why »

Top 5 Things to Take With You to the Galapagos Islands

Top 5 Things to Take With You to the Galapagos Islands

March 26, 2014, 1 Comment

The Galápagos Islands are one of those rare places in the world where nature presents itself at its finest. You get to see how nature has evolved without the influence of man and witness the playful characteristics of the unique species that inhabit these remote and well-preserved islands. And when you’re exploring an otherworldly »

Pics of the Week: Hot & Cold

Pics of the Week: Hot & Cold

March 14, 2014, No Comments

This week served up a little bit of everything—something cold (Antarctica), something warm (Ghana), and something downright hot (the spice market in Aswan) »

Pics of the Week

Pics of the Week

February 21, 2014, No Comments

We never thought an iguana and fried scorpions would sit side by side but there you are. Our pics of the week reach across the world from Europe to Asia to South America. Check ‘em out here »

2014 Photography Tour in South Africa

2014 Photography Tour in South Africa

January 13, 2014, No Comments

G Adventures invites you to improve your photography skills in one of the world’s most inspiring settings with the guidance of Wander-in-Residence Gary Arndt. Learn tips and techniques while capturing the diversity of South Africa through your viewfinder. In co-operation with Gary Arndt — the world’s most read travel blogger — G Adventures is »

The Real Residents of the Galápagos: Falling in Love with Sea lions

The Real Residents of the Galápagos: Falling in Love with Sea lions

January 3, 2014, 2 Comments

They cuddle, they kiss, they run funny, they swim beautifully — and they’re everywhere. ­Not just on beaches and uninhabited islands, they live in the towns, on benches, next to parked cars, or wherever they feel like they want to hang out. Sea lions are not just adorable, they are highly entertaining and fascinating animals. »

The Dark Side of the Galápagos

The Dark Side of the Galápagos

October 30, 2013, No Comments

Ah, the Galápagos Islands – magical land of playful seals, blue-footed boobies, evolutionary theory, and cold-blooded murder. »

Visual Adventure: The Galapagos Islands

Visual Adventure: The Galapagos Islands

August 28, 2013, No Comments

The Galapagos Islands are a wild life enthusiast’s dream, made up of an archipelago of volcanic islands at the Equator, in the Pacific Ocean, west of Ecuador. Whether it’s the gentle and curious demeanor of a young sea lion or the dramatic wing flapping and whistle of a blue-footed booby, you’re sure to be »