Resources & Gear

Looking for a dentist, lawyer or real estate agent in Ecuador? Your search just got easier. Introducing the Ecuador Business Directory! The Ecuador Business Directory launched in November 2016 and is part of the GringosAbroad Content Network. The Directory is produced by Dena and I, and our company Storyteller Media. It's our goal to create the largest [...]

If you're learning Spanish, you've probably heard of Madrigal's Magic Key To Spanish. It's our readers favorite Spanish learning book. We've seen 600+ purchases just from mentioning this book in an overview post. The week we arrived in Ecuador, someone loaned us their copy because they said it was the best book to get us started. It's the [...]

Travelers Rule #1: Don't drink the water! Everyone knows about travelers’ diarrhea. It is one of the most common and most embarrassing travel-related illnesses. Between 30% to 70% of travelers are affected, depending on the destination and season. Bad water can cause even more serious problems than a couple days of diarrhea. Certain amoebas and [...]

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