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Why Mainland Ecuador Should be Part of Your Galapagos Adventure
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In our posts about the Galapagos, we’ve mainly stuck to talking about, well, the Galapagos. But there’s another destination that factors heavily into your adventure with Quasar Expeditions—mainland Ecuador. In a way, the Galapagos Islands have become the best and worst thing to ever happen to tourism in Ecuador. They bring more travelers to the …


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Tips for Visiting the Galapagos: Q&A with Actor Blair Underwood
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Award-winning actor Blair Underwood, perhaps best known for his role in the legal drama series L.A. Law, recently embarked on an exciting journey into the heart of the Galapagos Islands with Quasar Expeditions. Marketing director Fernando Diez sat down to chat with Blair about the …


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Family Karma Stars Vishal & Richa
on Their Unforgettable Patagonia Honeymoon With Quasar
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Embark on a journey like no other as Bravo's Family Karma stars, Vishal & Richa, take you on their unforgettable honeymoon adventure to the ends of the world in Patagonia with Quasar Expeditions. Discover their unique experience and why it was truly the trip of a lifetime in an intimate Q&A video.


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Award-Winning Galapagos Luxury Cruises
VISIT GALAPAGOS
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Meet the Sally Lightfoot Crab, aka rainbow warriors. These vibrant creatures are not just a feast for the eyes; they're also masters of survival, darting across the Galapagos shores. As you read on, you'll learn about their striking blue, orange, and red shells that shield…

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It’s a blistering July day in Phoenix and my chunky Bugaboots are drawing a few curious looks in the airport. But it’s winter in South America, and I’m headed to South America on a Puma tracking in Patagonia expedition with Quasar. It’s my first trip…

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Planning a trip to the enchanted Galapagos Islands from Ecuador? Whether you're starting your travels from the city of Guayaquil, Quito, or now also Manta, understanding the flight options and durations is crucial for a smooth travel experience. In this post, we'll explore the flight…

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Quasar has ranked the top 10 Galapagos Islands spots for the best snorkeling during one of your Galapagos Cruises, from No. 10 (Chinese Hat Islet) to No. 1 (?). See which spots you've already visited for snorkeling and scuba diving, and which spots you want…

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Movies, television, and a secretive life below the waves have contributed a lot to the mythology of these amazing creatures, and we’re untangling 7 popular myths about the versatile and vibrant life of the Galapagos green sea turtle.

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There’s never a bad time to visit the Galapagos, but there are specific times where you’re more likely to experience the unique adventures and events that interest you most. That’s why we created a Galapagos monthly guide to the seasonal events that take place throughout…

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Share Your Travel Story
Your Once in a Lifetime Adventures with Quasar

One of the rewards of hosting you and our other guests is learning about, and sharing, those amazing experiences from your adventure. These experiences are often life changing. We love to hear your stories with comments like, “I was literally kissed by a sea lion” or “One morning we ran into a pod of dolphins and the captain stayed with them for some time” or “Seeing Torres del Paine for the first time I felt as though I were looking through a porthole into another world!”

We invite you to share your stories of those amazing moments you experienced with Quasar Expeditions in the Galapagos, Patagonia, the Amazon, Mainland Ecuador, Machu Picchu, Colombia, Chile or Argentina.

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