Ask Exito: What is required for travel to Ecuador/Galapagos? Passport only? An additional Visa from Equador? All travelers must have a passport withÂ six months remaining validityÂ before arriving in Ecuador. It also must have six months remaining validity to depart Ecuador. A traveler must also have a return ticket to their country of origin or to […]
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Is it true that Panama hats originated in Ecuador? Yes, it is true! And the name is definitely a bit of false advertising. The hat that many people have grown to know and love as the Panama hat was produced in Ecuador starting as early as the 17th century and were often sold inÂ Ecuador’s infamous […]
What does â€˜Pura Vidaâ€™ mean and when should it be used? Pura Vida is a phrase common to Costa Rican culture. The literal translation means â€˜pure lifeâ€™ but the real meaning is closer to â€œfull of life,â€ plenty of life,â€ â€œgoing great,â€ â€œreal living,â€ or â€œthis is living.â€ Pura Vida can be used in many […]