Ecuador & the Galapagos Islands Blog Posts

March 7, 2019

Typical Ecuadorian Foods

We know Ecuador, mainland Ecuador, as one of the most family friendly and fascinating countries to explore with all ages. You’ll find a comfortable culture with warm people in colorful traditional dress along with lively markets, high mountains, national parks and even the Equator. It’s  lunch time somewhere so we’d like to whet your appetite…

February 7, 2019

5 Reasons a Land Based Galapagos Trip is Perfect for Your Family

As world tourism grows in popularity it becomes more difficult to avoid feeling like a tourist. If you are a family that prefers sandy lanes over fast highways, and cozy inns over high-rise hotels, then a land-based Galapagos adventure will thrill you. It is an adventure —  getting there,  staying there, moving around. It’s not…

September 25, 2018

5 Reasons to Not Skip Ecuador

The Galapagos Islands gets a lot of press extolling its beauty — and it is all true. But do you know the Galapagos is part of Ecuador? Honestly, it’s a shame the mainland is often reduced to an airport code and a necessary overnight before heading to the islands. Here are 5 special tastes of Ecuador…

February 8, 2018

See the Galapagos Big 15 on Your Family Vacation

Take your family to one of the most exciting destinations for wildlife viewing in the world. When it comes to searching for unique, endemic species living in their natural habitat, not many places can compare to the Galapagos Islands. This remote paradise attracts visitors from all over world who come to explore the volcanic landscape…

April 28, 2017

Which Galapagos Family Vacation is Best for You?

The “Galapagos” has been one of the most popular destinations since Thomson Family Adventures started offering trips for families in 1998. This unique volcanic archipelago is home to numerous marine species, birds, volcanic rocks, and gorgeous scenery.  An idyllic destination for families! See the Galapagos and Mainland Ecuador There are a lot of different ways…