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Mucki’s German Style Restaurant Ecuador

Mucki's is a hidden jewel of a restaurant.  It is located in a lush countryside setting outside of Quito.  Call in a reservation to dine there and then drive about 20 minutes to a small village called El Tingo. The uniqueness of Mucki's This unique place is...

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Stay at a farm in Ecuador

Experience Agritourism at its finest.   Hacienda Cochauco is a place to un-plug, relax and take a break from the hustle and bustle of daily urban life.     Cochauco is located in a small village called Pintag, just one hour outside of Quito by car. It takes even less time...

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Celebrating Ecuadorian Cacao

Celebrating Ecuadorian Cacao

The Academie Fracncaise du Chocolat and the Academie Culinaire Francais celebrated Ecuadorian Cacao in Quito. The Ecuador Ministry of Tourism hosted the event in their beautiful offices. They have amazing views of the historic city and a wrap around outdoor terrace. Many important celebrated French Chefs attended the event....

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AAHS awards Cafe Mosaico World Class View

AAHS awards Cafe Mosaico Quito Ecuador

AAHS awards Cafe Mosaico Quito Ecuador 'World Class View' American Academy of Hospitality Sciences (AAHS) awarded Cafe Mosaico with a Five Star Diamond Award in the category of Touristic Destination.  Cafe Mosaico has a 'World Class View of the Heart of Quito." This is the place to visit in...

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Royal Tour Ecuador NYC launch

The Royal Tour Ecuador NYC launch was a huge success.   President Raphael Correa attended the event and introduced the one hour TV Production along with TV Host Peter Greenberg at The AMC Lowes Theatre Lincoln Center in NYC.   Royal Tour Ecuador features a special insider tour that...

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New Luxury, What to expect on an Amazonian jungle journey, Check In with Karen Lynn Dixon

What to expect on an Amazonian jungle journey

What to expect on an Amazonian jungle journey I wrote about my experience traveling in the Ecuadorian Amazon for Pangea Magazine. Pangea is a leading luxury magazine that is published in Poland. My article appeared in their July 2015 issue, but not too much has changed since my...

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The LX Factory in Lisbon, Portugal

The LX Factory is a converted industrial space in Lisbon.  It was originally built in the 19th century as a manufacturing hub. At some point, the space went vacant.  Then the city abandoned it for decades. In 2012 LX Factory re-opened into a renovated, urban open air space.  They...

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Day Trip to Cascais, Portugal

If you are visiting Lisbon, it is easy to take a day trip to Cascais.  This charming beach town is located approximately 30 minutes outside of the capital city.  It's a scenic coastal town that has a nice mix of beaches, restaurants, shops, as well...

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