Travel Tips

Imagine biking the wetlands of Isabela in the Galapagos Islands. You whiz by blue-footed boobies, giant tortoises, and marine iguanas, you hop off the bike to explore cactus forests and lagoons. Doesn’t sound like your everyday bike ride does it? It’s a very unique experience! Getting to the Isabela Wetlands A lot of people that tour the [...]

Wondering what to bring on a Galapagos vacation? The trick is to pack light, but make sure you cover the essentials for hiking, swimming, and walking in a hot, humid environment. Warm season is Dec – May, where the temperature is hotter. Rainy season is June – Dec, although the temperature is still quite warm, you [...]

The Galapagos is internationally renowned for unique plants and animals which evolved in complete isolation. The isolation of the islands and the need to protect the endemic animals from invasive species makes getting to the Galapagos part of the adventure. Overall, travelers are well advised to fly in the day before, and budget a day for transportation to [...]

When we planned our trip to the Galapagos, I was somewhat worried about how strenuous the itinerary would be. Are the Galapagos truly for all ages? How strenuous are organized tours? Is the Galapagos for seniors, adults, and children alike? Here’s my family’s experience and our tips: About My Family My family is all grown [...]

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