When people travel they typically try to visit the most famous places, proud of outstanding historical or art monuments and masterpieces. It is but often forgotten that our world is interesting from any point of view; each square meter of the globe has its history, sometimes even more interesting if compared to well-known crowded places because of their mystery. So, people often miss places, where they could get unforgettable impressions, giving their preferences to noisy cities full of cars and tourists.
Look at the globe. What do you know about Latin America? Have you ever thought about going there for the time of your vacations? If no, perhaps, it is high time to think about it. This place seems to be created for pleasure and satisfaction. Because of a comparatively small number of tourists the service level is high and the attention to your person will pleasantly surprise if you decide on a short rest in South America. Of course, not all countries and cities of this continent provide all the necessary for a luxury rest, but all of them can give you a lot of good emotions and memories if your demands are not too high and if you are ready for adventures.
One of the most popular destination places for those who prefer Latin America is Quito, the capital city of Ecuador. This city is one of the oldest in America attracting people mostly with its perfect climate. Permanent spring seems to reign there. If you have never been to the city before you will be totally fascinated with its colonial atmosphere flying above squares, parks, fountains and buildings. But if you have a habit to make short Quito city breaks you are to know that this is a city of contrasts. At first glance, this place is full of history and looks like it did a century before. But go a couple of miles to the north - and you will be stunned with glass skyscrapers, neon lights and business hustle. It is an amazing city, which allows you to enjoy the past staying in the modern world.
If you are planning Quito city breaks do not forget to spare time for local attractions. There are a lot of them in the region located almost in the centre of the world. Only 25 kilometers to the north - and you will find yourself near La Mitad del Mundo ('Middle of the World') monument, situated just on the exact position of the equator. As for the main attractions of the city itself, they are various and can satisfy any person no matter the taste. Those interested in history may visit the Ethnographic Museum or cathedrals built in the 17th century. If you are an art-lover you will get a unique pleasure while visiting numerous art galleries and museums during your Quito city breaks. If you like shopping and bright nightlife the capital of Ecuador will never disappoint you. Whether for single travelers, or families, or those who like cultural rest, Quito will become a perfect rest place.
Beautiful weather, interesting places and friendly people - what else is needed for good holidays? Of course, a place to live in. Actually, it is not a problem in this city. The region has four types of hotels. The first type comprises inexpensive hotels located, nevertheless, very comfortably for tourists - you may easily get everywhere from the hotel territory. A night stay will cost you from 3 to 8 dollars, breakfast and tea, coffee or hot chocolate all day long included. Such a price, perhaps, sounds unusual for those who have a habit to rest in Europe.
If you want to make your Quito city breaks more comfortable use moderately priced hotels with a cost from 45 to 60 dollars per night. The price usually includes breakfast and cocktail. Still, the hotel amenities are very similar in these two types of accommodation mentioned. Expensive hotels will want you to pay 85-100 dollars per night, and exclusive apartments in the most luxurious hotels will cost you from 145 to 160 dollars. But experienced travelers know that the beauty of the place does not depend on your hotel rank, so do not worry and choose the hotel you like most, even if it is the cheapest in the city - the pleasure from Quito city breaks is all the same guaranteed.
The neighbour of Ecuador - Peru - is also a rather well-known tourist destination and its capital Lima offers perfect ocean vacations to its visitors. Lima city breaks are very popular among people from different countries and give a chance to know this wonderful country closer. So, do not limit your vacation places with only famous tourist paths. Discover the world! Be free with Latin America city breaks!