Otavalo. More than just a market

Otavalo. More than just a market

Does Otavalo have more to offer than the famous crafts market? The small, yet inconspicuous town between Quito and the Colombian border with a good dose of culture and a remarkable history is famous far beyond its borders. The handicraft market at Plaza de los […]

7 quick tips to learn about photography

7 quick tips to learn about photography

“Wow, your camera takes such nice pictures, which one do you have?” Meanwhile I have to smile about this question, which has offended me before. On a photo trip many years ago, where I was a participant with a Canon 600D, another participant said to […]

The best tips for one day in Quito, Ecuador

The best tips for one day in Quito, Ecuador

Located in the foothills of the Andes at an elevation of 2850 meters above sea level, Quito is the highest capital in the world. It is a narrow and long shaped city with colorful houses, colonial buildings, parks and squares in the old town and skyscrapers […]

An Ecuador itinerary with 9 epic stops

An Ecuador itinerary with 9 epic stops

When one of my best friends moved to Ecuador more than five years ago, she asked me to visit her. I googled the country but what I saw didn’t thrill me. Today I can tell you how wrong I was. After finally visiting this small […]

The best things to do in Zurich in winter

The best things to do in Zurich in winter

If you’re planning a weekend in Zurich in winter you should not only pack warm but also look forward to hanging out in countless nice cafés and restaurants. Switzerland is famous for its quality, not only in chocolate and watches but also in food. These […]

How to prepare for your road trip

How to prepare for your road trip

If you decide to go on a road trip, you need to be well prepared. Follow a few simple, but effective steps to make your trip an unforgettable adventure. Here’s how to prepare for your road trip.  My first solo road trip was exploring Highway […]