About the Author

Paul Schicke
Author: Paul Schicke
Manager E-Commerce & Direct Sales at Quasar Expeditions

Hello! My name is Paul. I am a photographer, traveler, teacher and writer. I have extensive experience in travel to Galapagos, Peru, Patagonia and the western seaboard of South America specializing in ways travelers can experience these once-in-a-life destinations like locals on the road. Lover of wine, chocolate, travel, coffee, and helping others plan vacations of a lifetime!


Travel Time: How Long from Ecuador to Galapagos?
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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 times, distances, and airline choices …


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Not only are Galapagos cruises good for kids but the Galapagos Islands arguably offer the best family vacation in the world. It’s one of the few vacations where all three generations do the same thing at the same time and have the same amount of…

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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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Ever dreamed of embarking on a voyage to an exotic land where sea lions laze around beautiful white-sand beaches and blue-footed boobies dance in the background? A destination that transports you to the past, to the time animals ruled the world, providing a glimpse of…

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CRUISES VS. HOTELS IN GALAPAGOS When considering a trip to the Galapagos Islands you’ll be faced with deciding between staying on a live-aboard vessel and cruising through the archipelago, versus a land-based hotel stay. But which will give you better access to the things you…

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A Galapagos cruise provides an exotic escape from the mundane across the world’s most diverse island chain while catering to your every whim. However, the logistics of boarding your vessel can seem confusing because a cruise through the Galapagos Islands has several differences from many…

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The traditional definition of a cruise is: to make a trip by sea in a liner for pleasure, usually calling at a number of ports. Unfortunately, this definition doesn’t really apply to the Galapagos. Contrary to most cruises around the world that sail from port…

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