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You could be practicing your tree in Tanzania with Tanzania Wellness Safari.  Photo courtesy of Tanzania Wellness Safari.
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Wellness Travel: Top Fourteen Yoga Fusion Retreats For 2014

New Years often comes with new resolutions. Get ready to stretch, flex and center yourself with this diverse collection of yoga fusion retreats, both domestic and international. As with any retreat, these getaways allow for a necessary and nourishing escape from daily life. Picturesque locations provide new perspective and serene […]

Chupe de langostinos in Ecuador. Photo courtesy of Rinaldo W.
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The Foodie’s Quito: Epicurean Eats In Ecuador’s Capital City

Ecuadorian cuisine is all about slowing down and savoring each bite, enjoying the company of close ones and our gifted settings. Growing up Ecuadorian in New York, opting to sit separately from the family table during meals meant not eating. We had to dine together, down each and every last […]

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Sustainable Farming In The Amazon Rainforest

Farming and agriculture are necessary to human survival. Unfortunately, many regions and countries struggle with a lack of supply to meet demand in these industries, with people choosing to abandon rural life in search of urban environments. That being said, the Amazon rainforest has been facing the opposite issue, with […]

Day Trip From Quito: Masapan, Panama Hats And The Otavalo Market
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Day Trip From Quito: Masapan, Panama Hats And The Otavalo Market

After spending a day exploring the historic center of Quito, Ecuador, I decided to get out of town for a day and explore the smaller artisan villages nearby. Because I was so thrilled with my Cajas National Park Tour and Quito City Tour with Gray Line Ecuador, I decided to […]

Unusual Epicurean Pursuits: Eating My First Pet In Ecuador
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Unusual Epicurean Pursuits: Eating My First Pet In Ecuador

The body is sliced down the middle, opened like a thick book, on top of sizzling coals. Tiny hands, still with finger nails, reach into the air as if their last plea for help had gone completely unnoticed. Bright white teeth gleem out of mouths open in a scream and […]