My Life in Ecuador

Editor's note: In this guest post by Linn Vermilion Smith (an American living near Quito in Pakakuna Gardens) you'll read about how to start driving in Ecuador, including how she got her Ecuador drivers license, bought a car and registered it. This post gives the updated requirements. I have been living in Ecuador for 6 years and [...]

This is part of our Ecuador Expats Series. Do you live in Ecuador? Share your Story here.  You can connect with Damaris on her blog (Cooking on the Equator) and on Pinterest, Facebook and Instagram. Her blog is all about cooking with local ingredients in Ecuador: Creative and clean ideas for South American ingredients I currently live in Cuenca and have been [...]

This is part of our Ecuador Expats Series. Do you live in Ecuador? Share your Story here.  The Expats: Rick and Dana Racinskas Site: SalinasLiving.com Facebook Group: Tranquilo Salinas We came to Salinas 3 years ago to spend two weeks here and two weeks in San Pedro Belize. We love San Pedro but daily expenses [...]

This is part of our Ecuador Expats Series. Do you live in Ecuador? Share your Story here.  The Expats: Todd & Heidi Gorishek Blog: www.toddtalkinecuador.com My wife Heidi, my adult son Easton, and I are currently living in Cuenca, Ecuador after being displaced by the 7.8 magnitude earthquake that hit April 16th in Bahia de Caraquez. We [...]

This is a guest post by Linn Vermilion Smith. Linn spent 25 years of her adult life traveling the world as a professional singer. Before moving to Ecuador in October of 2010, Linn and her husband Cardell lived in Hawaii. This is part of our Ecuador Expats Series. Do you live in Ecuador? Share your Story here.  [...]

This is part of our Ecuador Expats Series. Do you live in Ecuador? Share your Story here.  The Expats: Jacquie and Don Mackenzie Facebook: Jacqueline Zaleski Mackenzie Facebook: Don Mackenzie Blog: jacquelinemackenzie.com We moved to S.E. Ecuador, Chaupi in the Vilcabamba Valley, two weeks ago after living 2.5 years on the most western coastal peninsula in [...]

This is part of our Ecuador Expats Series. Do you live in Ecuador? Share your Story here.  The Expats: Mark Cowtan and family Ecuador Beaches: www.ecuadorbeaches.org Capaes, on the Salinas peninsula in Santa Elena Province. We moved to Ecuador from Northern California, in Dec 2012 to a small beach community called Capaes on the Salinas peninsula, two [...]

As you consider a move abroad, it is so valuable to read real-life, non-commercial experiences of other expats. It's one thing to read a travel book; and it is something entirely different to read real experiences of people actually living in Ecuador. The article is organized into categories of: Expats living in Southern Ecuador (Cuenca and [...]

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