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Drew Haines

Drew Haines is an animal enthusiast and travel writer. She loves to share her passion through her writing. Drew runs two popular animal sites: EverywhereWild and JustBirding. She lived in Ecuador for 6 years and explored the Galapagos Islands. Currently based in N.S., Canada.

15 Ecuador Landmarks to Visit: Historical, Natural, Artisan, Cultural

Ecuador is a place rich in culture. What do you want to see on your trip to Ecuador? We’ll give you some ideas on what we think you just have to see! Check out these 15 iconic Ecuador landmarks. This post is a work in progress. Over time, we’ll add more and more landmarks. It’s …

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10 Plantain Recipes: How to Cook Plantains (Videos, Photos, Recipes…)

Plantains can be eaten as a snack or a side dish and they taste amazing regardless of whether they’re green or black. Here are 10 plantain recipes that’ll make your mouth water. Learn how to cook (and eat) plantains like an Ecuadorian! 10 Ways to Cook Plantains (Easy Recipes) Because plantains can be eaten fried …

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16 Ecuador Desserts You Need to Try! [Pictures, Videos, Recipes…]

Are you looking for some amazing Ecuador desserts? Then you’re in the right place! Here are 16 of our favorite Ecuadorian desserts, including photos, videos, and step by step recipes. And if you weren’t looking for desserts, stay anyway because these are awesome… 16 Amazing Ecuador Desserts Ecuador is famous for its food, and dessert is …

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15 Blue Morpho Butterfly Facts: Iridescent Gem of Ecuador’s Amazon (All 24 Species)

Planning a trip to Ecuador’s Amazon rainforest? Here are 15 amazing blue morpho butterfly facts that you’ll want to know before your trip! Blue morpho butterflies are famous for the striking blue of their wings. In this post, you’ll learn what gives them that incredible color, where and how long they live, and what they …

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19 Galapagos Islands Animals [Travelers Guide] Facts, Photos, Videos…

Planning a trip to the Galapagos? Here are 19 amazing Galapagos Islands animals to watch for on your next trip! This traveler’s guide to the animals of the Galapagos will whet your appetite for adventure. For me, one of the best things about visiting a new place is all the amazing animals I get to …

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9 Ecuador Beverages You’ll Want to Drink: Horchata, Canelazo, Colada Morada…

Are you taking a trip to Ecuador? Or maybe just looking for some classic latino flavors? Here are nine Ecuador beverages to check out: 9 Ecuador Beverages You Need to Try Right Now! For me, one of the best things about exploring a new place is trying all the local cuisine I can get my hands on. It’s …

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9 Must-Try Ecuador Fruits: Naranjilla, Ice Cream Bean, Tuna…

Are you planning a trip to Ecuador? Then you need to know these 9 awesome Ecuador fruits. While there are more – these are the must-try fruits (and not surprisingly, my favorites). Enjoy! Ecuador has all kinds of unique food, from soups and meat dishes to amazing fruits and desserts. Here, you’ll learn about some of …

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46 Weird and Interesting Ecuador Facts (That You Might Not Know)

Although tiny, Ecuador is a very diverse country. In this post, I’ll share 46 unusual and interesting facts about Ecuador. They include wildlife, culture, political, nature, and more. Here you can learn some things great facts about Ecuador that you probably didn’t already know. If you have any to add, I’d love to hear them …

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What do People in Ecuador Eat? My Favorite 16 Foods

So, what do people in Ecuador eat? In this post. you’ll learn about 16 typical dishes in Ecuador. What Do People In Ecuador Eat? My Favorite 16 There are so many wonderful things about Ecuador – the scenery, the people and the culture. A big part of Ecuadorian culture is their food, passed down for …

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