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La Piragua-Nanegal waterfall getaway

We’re in Nanegalito. A small, rustically charming restaurant on the side of the road is where Roberto and his family wait for us. They quickly make some bolón (fried plantain dumplings) with coffee and fresh orange juice for us visitors. The steaming hot dish and the crunchy texture of the first bite are amazing; the first sign that today will be a great day.

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La Florida Museum

There are several reasons for visiting the “La Florida” Museum, located in the San Vicente neighborhood of la Florida in northern Quito. One of them is to see the extremely detailed museographic work carried out since 2004, which makes this place an interesting piece of history.

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Free in Quito: Things to do

Quito is filled with amazing things to do and see without having to spend a single cent. You can enjoy the popular culture of a marketplace or get your picture taken with a Tarqui grenadier… In order to save you the time of looking up things to do in Quito for free, we prepared our “top ten free activities” list. Enjoy!

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Gold and silver threads in San Francisco

As a destination, Quito is a must see for those who are passionate about art, culture and architecture. With the arrival of the colonizers –not surprisingly, and against all odds, churches, convents and manors were built on mounds, hills and ravines, which 400 years later still stand as lofty and majestic as they did when first built.

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This tourist blog is dedicated to collect new, safety and alternative experiences in Quito. Through short, photographs, videos and audios stories, these stories aim to motivate the local and foreign visitors to tour various parts of the city and relive the stories or find their own experiences. If you want to discover the city and do not know where to start, in this blog you will find fresh and original ideas.