Positano, Italy

We’re in a small, Italian automobile, and I’m pretty sure we are going to die. My wife and I, along with her brother and sister-in-law, are in the second week of a 20-day trip to Italy. After a wonderful week in Florence, with side-trips to Venice and Lucca, we took the train south to Naples..

Two Weeks in Ecuador: Touring Quito, Cuenca, and Salinas

A lot has been written about Ecuador as a great retirement destination—and deservedly so. With mountains, beaches, and everything in between it is a land of an amazingly diverse range of comfortable climates and relaxed lifestyle opportunities. Perhaps overlooked in all of this is the fact that Ecuador is also a fantastic tourist destination...

Travel to Ecuador

We can tell you all day long about the beauty you'll witness by traveling in Ecuador--the breathtaking mountain vistas seen from Casa Mojanda, the remarkable detail of Otavalan textiles, the caught-this-minute freshness of the ceviche in Puerto López, or the creak of leather and clop of hooves as the Vilcabamba cowboys prance by on their Paso Finos. But sooner or later, you'll have to come down and travel in Ecuador to experience it for yourself.

Top Beach Town Salinas or “Cultural Capital” Loja…Which Ecuadorian locale is Right for You?

Ecuador is an incredibly diverse country. Even though it is only about the size of Colorado, it has many distinct eco-systems, several cultural groups, and landscapes from beaches to some of the tallest mountains in the world…and everything in between