Cruises & Boating

A new way to see more of the Galápagos

The age-old natural wonders and endemic species of the more unfrequented Galápagos islands are now within reach thanks to a new ultra-fast boat that is evolving the definition of eco-luxury travel, says Lucia van der Post

Conserving the Galápagos

When a City financier relocated to the Galápagos to head up its conservation charity, it was more than $2m in debt. But his shrewd approach to fundraising is attracting a new type of entrepreneurial philanthropist. Simon de Burton reports

A long weekend in… Quito

After a decade-long restoration, the Ecuadorean capital has reclaimed its City of the Heavens moniker – and brims with rich heritage and modern style, says Mary Lussiana