October 2011

This is part of our Expat Profile Series. Do you have a story? Share your Story here.  The Expat: Ben Pilgreen Quito, Ecuador......I've been here almost 2 weeks! I am a 60 year old single, retired 'self-employed' vagabond. I was born a little black child ..... no, wrong story ...... I was born in Monroe, Louisiana, [...]

What Are The Newspapers in Cuenca Ecuador?

Cuenca Ecuador, Living in Ecuador

Candid information about Cuenca can be hard to find (aside from here, of course). Sometimes its hard to even find the local papers online. There are two primary newspapers in Cuenca. El Mercurio & El Tiempo Something to keep in mind. The papers in Ecuador tend to state, for example, planned changes to the law as [...]

7 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Do in Ecuador

Ecuador Travel, Living in Ecuador

This post was contributed by Domenick Buonamici. Domenick is the lead reporter for, the ideal first stop for any new investor in Ecuador. Follow Domenick on Twitter @dombuonamici Most move to Ecuador because it’s cheap… yawn… but thankfully there’s a bit more to do in Ecuador than that. For example, here are 7 things I [...]

This is part of our Ecuador Expats Series. Do you live in Ecuador? Share your Story here.  The Expats: Christina Ring & Family Website: Facebook: 4Volcanoes We live in San Pablo del Lago, 15 minutes outside Otavalo. We have always lived around the Imbabura mountain, starting in Otavalo, then moved to Hacienda Zuleta, now warmer [...]

Live or Retire Overseas DVD: Cuenca Ecuador

Cuenca Ecuador, Living in Ecuador

Update (October 2015): This product is no longer available. Here are some great resources on living in Ecuador. So, are you undecided about moving abroad? Are you thinking about Cuenca, but not quite sure? You should check out: Live or Retire Overseas DVD: Cuenca Ecuador. I just finished it and I'm really impressed. Focused just on [...]

Where To Stay in the Galapagos Islands

Ecuador Travel, Galapagos Islands

On our recent trip to the Galapagos Islands we stayed with Red Mangrove Galapagos Lodges.  We were asked by the owner Hernan Rodas to go as mystery guests to create some marketing materials. We had an amazing trip. A few minutes after we arrived at the Aventura Lodge (on Santa Cruz) we went out on the [...]

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