Cheap International Airfare
Always looking for the cheapest way to do things, I searched several websites that claimed to have cheap international airfare. The cheapest from Traverse City, Michigan to Quito, Ecuador, was $1720. Out of curiosity, I checked Miami to Quito, and it was only $404. Airfare from Traverse City to Miami was $299. Book two separate flights and I could save more than $1000! The discount sites aren't set up to check in this way, so you have to do this Read More...
Travel Tips for Quito, Ecuador
- Confederate Books
My favourite Bookstore in Quito. Sells and buys. Friendly US-Owner. Big choice of used Lonley Planet books.
(Calama 410 y J.L. Mera, (02) 2527890)
- TeleferiQo / Rucu Pichincha (admission $4)
The hike to the Rucu Pichincha (4700m) from the top of the TeleferiQo is a good opportunity to acclimatize oneself. Besides that you enjoy an amazing view over the whole city of Quito. Be sure to be at the telefe Read More...
Hostels For Cheap And Interesting Travel
Hostels are a cheap travel secret of budget travelers. They have been around in one form or another for a long time, and are oriented towards young travelers and anyone else seeking inexpensive accommodations. The U.S. version used to be more complicated, with guests helping with chores. They are simpler now. You rent a bed instead of a room, sharing the bathroom, living room and kitchen. Less privacy, but cheaper accommodations, and you get to s Read More...