Expat Profiles

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 [...]

How Moving Abroad Has Benefited Our Family

Expats Everywhere

In The Happy Expat Family I interviewed 16 expat families living all around the world. Something that stands out in each of the interviews is how each of the families benefited from the move. These are some of their comments. Enjoy! “I longed to follow an old dream of mine: to help women out of poverty. [...]

Don’t Take Your First World Problems Abroad

Expats Everywhere, Our Perspective

Some expats are doomed to failure. They get off the plane complaining about something. The moment they check-in at their hotel they hit Facebook to complain about the taxi service, small portions, or the unbelievable rainy weather. And they send nasty emails to anyone who sees the glass half-full. A while back, I received a [...]

It's been three years since our House Hunters Ecuador episode originally aired. And just last week we got network approval to publish it on our YouTube channel. Our episode is just 1 of 14 filmed here in Ecuador. See all 14 HHI Ecuador episodes. Many of our readers have cited House Hunters International as having helped/influenced [...]

The 10 Types of Expats (Reasons Why People Move Abroad)

Expats Everywhere

Ever wonder why people move abroad? It's easy to think of workers and retirees, but what about the rest of us? In this detailed infographic (by Internations), you'll learn about the ten types of expats. (See the full inforgraphic below.) Here is the full breakdown of ten types of expats. The Foreign Assignee: Typically sent [...]

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