September 2013

Buying and renovating a house is on the top of many expats to-do lists. In this video, expats Fran and Dan Pederson talk about their experience in renovating their home (and guesthouse - Santuario Hibiscus) located in Yunguilla Valley - south of Cuenca, Ecuador. Read our full review of Santuario Hibiscus Guesthouse (complete with two hd [...]

Encebollado: Fish (Tuna) Soup in Ecuador

Ecuador Food, Ecuador Travel

While living abroad one of the most common questions we are asked by locals and people thinking of moving to Ecuador is "do you like the food?" and "what's your favorite dish?" Bryan, Drew and I really like the food here in Ecuador. I especially like that it's not "hot" (as in spicy hot) and [...]

Ingapirca: Ecuador's Largest Incan Ruins

Ecuador Travel

Ingapirca is the largest site of Inca ruins in Ecuador. There have been other sites found, but none as large as Ingapirca. Obviously, this makes it a top tourist destination. We have been living in Ecuador for 4 years, and finally visited Ingapirca earlier this year. Because it is so close to Cuenca, we felt [...]

This is part of our Ecuador Expats Series. Do you live in Ecuador? Share your Story here.  The Expat: Lisa Cho  My blog:  http://www.cuencacultureshock.com I have been living in Cuenca, Ecuador for 11 months. Check out: Another 15 Ecuador expat stories I'm originally from a 8,000 person town in the south of California - Ojai - a [...]

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