October 2012

This is part of our Ecuador Expats Series. Do you live in Ecuador? Share your Story here.  The Expat: Stewart Perez LinkedIn: ec.linkedin.com/in/stewartperez We live in Cumbayá, Pichincha Province, Ecuador. Cumbayá is a rural parish of Quito, located in the Sierra region of Ecuador. We've been living in this area since September of 2011. My name is [...]

Is “Gringo” Offensive?

Our Perspective

We knew before we moved to Ecuador that we were Gringos. And we have been called Gringos frequently - by store clerks, friends and even strangers on the street. I've gotten so used to it, I describe myself to Ecuadorians as "el Gringo" because its the easiest way to describe who I am. In a [...]

Last week we were invited by David Verdugo to visit his restaurant / brew pub here in Cuenca. While we are grateful for the fine meal we were served, the review remains independent and completely our own words and views. Visit the Andean Brewing Company on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. See map at bottom of the post (below the video). Last week, [...]

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