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Travel Prices in Ecuador – Latest Update

  Every few years I do an updated post on travel prices in Ecuador, plus when there’s a new edition of The World’s Cheapest Destinations coming out I dive in deep on that research.  In reality though, prices don’t really change
Iran travel story and photo by Richard Bangs

Praying to Judas, Life With Cod, and Americans in Iran

Yes indeed, it’s time for another collection of strange and offbeat stories from Perceptive Travel, with tales from wandering book authors. This month we travel to two places in North America, one in South America, and one that’s not exactly teeming
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You Can’t Do Everything on the Cheap

A bit over a year ago I wrote this post on building splurge money into your shoestring travel budget. Sometimes you have to throw that $40 a day budget out the window. While I’m a big advocate for going to cheap
Ecuador prices

Cheap Living in Ecuador

As I write this I’m in Quito for the fourth time. Every time I’m amazed by how cheap some things are, partly because the prices have barely budged since I first started taking notes in 2009. They use the U.S. dollar
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10 Reasons Why Ecuador is a Great Budget Travel Destination

I’m in Ecuador right now, the third time I’ve been here. I’m finally making it to Cuenca this time. I’m sure I’ll be back again because after three trips I have still just scratched the surface. This is a small country