As much as I love traveling I hate overpacking especially if it's for a small vacation. I have been lucky enough to travel quite a bit now and I think I figured out the essential outfits needed to avoid overpacking.
After seeing my family and eating home made Ecuadorian food, nostalgia kicks in. I had a blast in Ecuador. Even though fashion seems to be a few decades behind I enjoyed my stay. However you do get to see the