GringosAbroad Ecuador

Bryan Haines

Have you heard about Ecuador’s king vulture? In this post, you’ll learn 34 king vulture facts, including diet, size, wingspan, habitat, unique features and more. Plus lots of photos of the world’s most colorful vulture. Travel tip: If you’re traveling to the Amazon basin, you should bring a camera with a good zoom and a decent pair of [...]

Curious about the mysterious vampire fish? In this post, you’ll learn 29 vampire fish facts, including diet, size, habitat, and more (you’ll also see some pretty great photos). The vampire fish (also known as payara fish) live in the Amazon basin. 29 Vampire Fish Facts: Meet Amazon’s Payara There are a lot of dark, creepy [...]

Concerned about safe water in South America? This post will help. In this article, you’ll learn how to choose the best portable water filter or purifier for your trip (including the 8 features to consider). And I shortlist the 7 best water filters for travel (and the best expat water purifier). The Best Portable Water [...]

Did you know that the Amazon jungle is home to giant black caimans? These apex predators can reach lengths of more than 14 feet and over 1000 lbs. In this post, you’ll learn 36 black caiman facts, including their habits, habitats, range, and more. Plus lots of photos and videos. Safety tip: While black caiman [...]

What is the best country for expats? Ecuador is almost always on the radar for future expats planning a move to Latin America. In this guest post by Sara Chaca (Attorney /Abogada in Cuenca Ecuador) you’ll learn about seven factors that make Ecuador the best country for expats. Bio at end of post. Why Ecuador is the Best [...]

In this post, you’ll learn how to choose the best camera for travel – for activities like cruises, hiking, wildlife trekking, and snorkeling. You’ll learn about the 6 type of cameras for travel photography and 7 factors to consider when choosing. I also include photography tips, gear suggestions, and much more. Buyers Guide: Best Camera [...]

It’s no secret that the equatorial sun is harsh. In this guide, you’ll learn about the UV index in Ecuador and how to choose the best sun protection hats. We also answer commonly asked questions about sun protection. And we include our top picks for the best sun protection hats. How to Choose the Best [...]

This is part of our Ecuador Expats Series. Do you live in Ecuador? Share your Story here.  Why I’m Living in Coastal Ecuador (Santa Marianita) Inge Van den Herrewegen Website / Blog URL: puntalabarca.com More reading: Buyers Guide to the Best Sun Protection Hats – specifically for travelers to Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands. Where are your currently living? We [...]

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