“Imagine you’re on vacation in Nicaragua. You leave all devices (phone, camera, selfie stick) in your room and spend the days surfing, shopping the craft markets, and feasting on shrimp tacos. Yet every morning, you wake up to photos from the day before. You catching a wave. You on the prow of a catamaran. The whirl of colors that is a Nicaraguan craft market. That’s the idea behind El Camino Travel,”

Afar Magazine 2015 Vanguard Issue

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“As part of Mayorga’s mission to disconnect from social media, El Camino brings along a professional photographer for each of its trips, which she says helps travelers stay in the moment and create real connections. “The fact that they’re not on their phone all of the time allows them to just fully immerse themselves in that experience,” Mayorga says. “You can’t really build a connection with someone, especially if you don’t speak the same language, if there’s a phone screen between you and that person.”"

Washington Post

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“With a mindfulness for what you actually want to do—and how you actually want to remember it—Mayorga is disrupting the travel industry.”

—Marie Claire

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