Get interactive with a stay at Quito's boutique Illa Experience Hotel.
It is supposed to study nature but The Charles Darwin Foundation is increasingly looking at how to curb overtourism.
With its World Heritage-listed Old Town and dizzying heights, Quito literally takes your breath away.
When seeking a place to stay in a country, you can do worse than settling into the home of the former president.
Once the road truly disappears and becomes a muddy track on the edge of a steep cliff, I start wondering: "Just where the hell are you taking me?"
Imagine being smothered in chocolate – yes, it's as good as it sounds.
It's easy to see how this hotel was ranked the best hotel in South America.
It's time for compact Ecuador to sashay into the limelight.