Galapagos Beaches – The Top 5

What a lot of people don’t know about the Galapagos, is that it’s beaches offer the same sort of variety and beauty that its wildlife do. From long stretches of pristine white sand to hidden coves of black, green and red sand beauties, the beaches of Galapagos are some of the world’s most special. If […]

Galapagos in the Fall – Top 10 Reasons to Travel

When you’re taking a once in a lifetime trip to the Galapagos, you want to make sure you’re seeing it at its best. Luckily, due to the Galapagos’ idealistic island weather, there’s really no wrong time to visit. If you’re thinking of traveling between September and the beginning of December, here’s the top 10 reasons […]

Galapagos Tortoises Finally Making a Comeback to the Islands

Did you know that hundreds of thousands of giant Galapagos tortoises used to roam the Galapagos islands? Today, this number is down by about 90% due to hunting and the introduction of other invasive species. However, thanks to the efforts of the Galapagos National Park and other conservationists, the population of these incredible creatures is […]

Lonesome George – Back Home in the Galapagos

Do you remember the story of Lonesome George? He was the last known Galapagos Giant Tortoise from the island of Pinta that scientists were desperately trying to breed when he died in 2012. His death marked the extinction of the Pinta species of tortoise and was felt by people all over the world. But, the […]

Ways to Save On a Galapagos Cruise

The Galapagos is a premium tourist destination that’s often frequented by the rich and famous. Many travelers write the islands off as a destination that’s too expensive. However, there are lots of ways you can save on a Galapagos cruise. Follow these tips and join the likes of Princess Grace and Aristotle Onassis to experience […]

5 Reasons to Honeymoon in Galapagos Islands

Princess Grace thought the Galapagos Islands were the perfect honeymoon destination. We totally agree! The Galapagos is a stunningly beautiful chain of volcanic islands with white sand beaches, gorgeous sunsets and the world’s most unique animals. Is there any better setting for a perfectly relaxing, yet adventurous, romantic holiday? To get you started on planning […]

Snorkeling in the Galapagos: When and Where to Go?

Unlike most wildlife destinations, there’s no wrong time to visit & go snorkeling in the Galapagos Islands! The islands are a treasure trove for adventurous travelers to get up close to exotic animals and aquatic life. With over 15,000 square miles of protected, marine reserve waters, it’s easily one of the best snorkeling destinations in […]

Animals that Adapted in Galapagos

As the inspiration that fueled Charles Darwin’s ground-breaking Theory of Evolution, the Galapagos Islands has built a reputation on being the birthplace of natural selection. And, rightly so! The isolated location of the volcanic Galapagos at the intersection of two major ocean currents make it home to some of the world’s most unique wildlife. Here […]

New Shark Species Discovered in Galapagos

Although it’s been more than 150 years since Charles Darwin’s research established the Galapagos Islands as a sanctuary for environmental exploration; the islands are still full of surprises, the latest being the discovery of a new species of shark. Above the water, the Galapagos Islands look like a string of 13 major volcanic islands but […]

7 Reasons Why Now Is The Best Time to Visit the Galapagos

On Saturday, April 16th, Ecuador was struck by the largest earthquake it has experienced in decades. The quake was centered on the northwest coast of the country in the province of Manabi. While this region was hard hit, the Galapagos, which is some 600 miles off the coast was untouched and other areas like Ecuador’s […]