Guest Post at a Pair of Panties and Boxers

Update.. This post is a few years old.  Between the time of writing and the present, Project DCR has shut its doors. I urge anyone interested in volunteering at a genuine project of substance working with kids in Ecuador to click on the link and read the article for one reason.  Karin Ernehed. Karin was … Continue reading

Passion and Prose-Ayngelina around the world from Bacon is Magic!

 A suprising rule of thumb that I´ve found since I´ve been in Ecuador is that people travelling here tend to find what they are looking for!  After all the worry, the planning, and the stress of making the trip actually happen I´ve seen people arrive in Quito and the circumstances that they find themselves in … Continue reading

Got a Minute?

That´s right, one minute.. Some webthingy I found monitors the traffic to this site and lets me know a bunch of details that I don´t really think about.. For instance, someone from Denver, Colorado visited my site today and looked at five pages.. I know a lot of people in Denver, so it might be … Continue reading

Responses to the Galapagos Post Office

When I was doing research on the Galapaogs post office I posted on some travel boards to see what other people´s experiences with it was.. Check out the responses I got on trip advisor! If anyone is going to the Galapagos and feels like sending me a postcard, get in touch at savvytravellerecuador@gmail.com.. I would … Continue reading

Live Music in Quito.. Whoo Hoo!

  The Beatles played The Hollywood Bowl the last year you could see THIS in The Northern Hemisphere: a “Super Harvest Moon” with Jupiter appearing… to sail right past. That was Wednesday.. Was wondering why it was such a good music night at Uncle Ho´s where I work in the Mariscal.. Who would of figured! … Continue reading

Passion and Prose-Brian Iverson

“I like my grass blue and my whiskey straight” quote from brian!   Thinking about how to introduce Brian my head is filled with thoughts about meeting him in Quito at Finn´s and then finding him in the least likely places.  When I went to the coast with a group of volunteers all of the … Continue reading

This is a dare with Backpacking with Brock!

This is a dare from yours truly…  Get in touch.  Email me if you are coming to Ecuador and have a question.  That´s the bet and there is beer involved! If you keep reading this blog past just glimpsing at the posts and clicking on the links, you will find information about some really cool people … Continue reading

Volunteering, Volunteeringinfo.org, and an idea to help Project DCR

I’ve spent a lot of time thinking about volunteering and volunteer organizations in Ecuador. It bugs me. I think if someone, including myself, wants to come and volunteer here then they should be prepared for what they are getting into and make a difference while doing it. I also try to help get the different … Continue reading

Passion and Prose-Ailish Brennan

  I first met Ailish when she stayed in Quito at first at the Secret garden and the worked with her boyfriend, Max, at Finn McCool’s where I worked.  Ailish’s an Irish lass through and through.  Her red hair, fiery spirit, humor, and straight up no bull attitude got the bar standing at attention any … Continue reading

What’s on your bucketlist for Ecuador?

  We here in Quito and trying to keep in touch with all those people that we have met at The Secret Garden Hostel, Finn McCool’s and Uncle Ho’s in the Mariscal, and Lead-Adventures, Hostel Tiana, and The Surf Shak as well as get in touch with those who are coming or planning a trip! … Continue reading