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El Oasis: the adventure of conscious dining

Mico arrived in Ecuador in January of last year and little did know that in exactly two months he would have to spend quarantine in his newfound city of Cuenca, in southern Ecuador. Still, he opened the doors of his restauran...

Hotel del Parque: A tropical oasis of luxury

Hotel del Parque: A tropical oasis of luxury There’s something about Guayaquil’s Parque Histórico that has always captivated Ñan. Its spot on the banks of the unhurried Daule River in the snazzy Samborondón neighbourhood, ...

Hotel del Parque: A tropical oasis of luxury

Hotel del Parque: A tropical oasis of luxury There’s something about Guayaquil’s Parque Histórico that has always captivated Ñan. Its spot on the banks of the unhurried Daule River in the snazzy Samborondón neighbourhood, ...

Cyril, A Tale of Sweet Temptation

Customers often raise an eyebrow when reading the name-tags that describe and detail ingredients in the pastries, ice cream flavors and chocolates displayed throughout the boutique. Everything seems so accurate, fine and deli...

Nuema, Ecuador’s Culinary Jewel

The world craves the flavors, ingredients, and culinary traditions of Latin American cuisine… we have no doubt about that. Proof of it is William Reed’s ‘Latin America’s 50 Best' which every year announces the finest restaur...

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Family-friendly Santa Cruz

Photographs: Jorge Vinueza We arrived in the Galapagos Islands one day in April, the hottest week of the year, when the water is crystal clear (visibility is great for snorkeling) and when hats — and as many cold beers and...

Hotel del Parque: A tropical oasis of luxury

Hotel del Parque: A tropical oasis of luxury There’s something about Guayaquil’s Parque Histórico that has always captivated Ñan. Its spot on the banks of the unhurried Daule River in the snazzy Samborondón neighbourhood, ...

Five March picks for nature enthusiasts in Ecuador

Photographs: Jorge Vinueza Let us continue showing you the Ecuadorian-claim-to-fame goods: fabulous natural destinations to discover and explore throughout our country. From natural stone 'cathedrals' to islets in open...

Five January picks for nature enthusiasts in Ecuador

There are hundreds, perhaps thousands, of activities in nature to behold within the borders of this mega-diverse country: places so different, so lush, so special, that offer from adventure sports to a deep connection with Ec...

Five Ecuador beach season destinations to explore in 2021

It's technically ‘winter’ in Ecuador... which means SUMMER all along our beautiful coastline (that's how curious and wonderful our country is!). The weather is sunny. The sea is warm. The sea breeze is a real treat. If there ...

Finer Things

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Ñan 34: Humboldt & Bonpland in Ecuador

Humboldt and Bonpland entered what is today Ecuador on January 1, 1802. Their eight-month stay in the country would cause great repercussions around the world. It is impossible to prove to what extent the Europeans’ critiques of the colonial system encouraged the Quiteños to rise up and declare Independence from Spain seven years later.

Dumbfounded

By: Ilan Greenfield Ph...

Roque Sevilla: Inspired by Humboldt

The spirit of Humboldt ha...

At One with the Planet

Ancient exchange

Fifty years ago, somewhere in the province of Chimborazo, the indigenous world existed in a beguiling state of isolation that no longer saw a way out of its poverty, that had lost its prior impetus to "rise up" against Coloni...
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