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5 Reasons why you should visit Ecuador (from the perspective of a European!)

Updated on December 30, 2017
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Veronica is a professional musician with a Masters at Berklee College of Music. She currently works as a voice teacher in Ecuador.

Breathtaking landscapes and a lot of nature!

Ecuador is one of the most beautiful country I have ever seen and I feel like people should talk more about it! In this article I'm going to tell you why a trip to Ecuador will be the best decision EVER for your next holiday!

The 5 Reasons Why You Should Book Your Ticket RIGHT NOW!

1. Amazing Nature: I have never seen a country with such a variety of landscapes to see! You have the Amazon, The Andes and beautiful beaches all in one country!

There are a lot of things you can do such as jungle tours in the Amazon, hikes in the Andes, waterfall tours and many more!

Misahuallí, Rio Napo in The Amazon RainForest
Misahuallí, Rio Napo in The Amazon RainForest | Source
Volcano Tungurahua in Baños
Volcano Tungurahua in Baños | Source

2. Amazing people always ready to help! During my days in Ecuador as a tourist and now living in Quito I noticed that people are always extremely friendly and ready to show you and tell you about the amazing things this country offers!

Carlos, a guide from the Jungle!
Carlos, a guide from the Jungle! | Source

3. Amazing Food. The first thing that impressed me when I came to Ecuador for the first time is how they cook so differently from us! My favourite thing is definitely the fruit. There is a variety of fruits, especially bananas or platanos, that I have never seen before! I'm obsessed with the papaya, platano verde, granadilla and pitahaya!

You also have some delicious traditional places such as locro y ceviche! Yummy!

Ceviche de Camarones
Ceviche de Camarones | Source
Empanadas de Viento
Empanadas de Viento | Source

4. Crazy Sports and So Much Adventure! I think I have never been that crazy like I have been in Ecuador. I tried for the first time some crazy activities that you can do when you're at the mountains or at the jungle such as canopies or tubing! I had the best time ever doing that!

Casa del Arbol. Columpio al Fin del Mundo. Baños.
Casa del Arbol. Columpio al Fin del Mundo. Baños. | Source
Tubing in Rio Napo. Amazon Rain Forest.
Tubing in Rio Napo. Amazon Rain Forest. | Source
My boyfriend and I ready to jump in one the highest canopies in Ecuador. Baños.
My boyfriend and I ready to jump in one the highest canopies in Ecuador. Baños. | Source

5. EXTREME Relax! I'm not gonna lie, there was a lot of hiking, walking, exploring during my holidays in Ecuador but I also find the time to relax. If you need a break from the hard work, choose Ecuador!! There are many places and termas where you can fully relax while having the best landscapes you have ever seen around you!

Lunaruntun in Baños.
Lunaruntun in Baños. | Source
Termas de Papallacta.
Termas de Papallacta. | Source

Ready to touch the sky?

Casa del Arbol. Columpio al fin del mundo. Baños.
Casa del Arbol. Columpio al fin del mundo. Baños. | Source

© 2017 Veronica Largiu

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    • JanisaChatte profile image

      Janisa 

      3 months ago from Earth

      So beautiful and tempting! And I've already been wanting to visit Ecuador... now you've convinced me completely!

    • CYong74 profile image

      Kuan Leong Yong 

      8 months ago from Singapore

      That is a pool with a one million dollar view.

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