GringosAbroad Ecuador

Resources & Gear

We’ve all been there. Balancing our huge bag on the bathroom scale and trying to see the weight. Then frantically moving stuff between bags at the airport to meet their weight limits. In this post, you’ll learn how to weigh your luggage with these best luggage scales. They are light, accurate, and surprisingly inexpensive. Guide [...]

Looking for the best binoculars for your trip? Here are the 9 best compact binoculars for hikers, birders, and adventurers. Our buying guide covers 10 factors to consider before you buy compact binoculars for your adventure. Choose the Best Binoculars for the Money Whether you are Amazon trekking or hiking the Galapagos, a pair of binoculars [...]

Traveling to South America? Here are 6 things to know before you buy travel medical insurance. This is a guest post by Bree Weidman of Atlas Travel Insurance.  How to Buy Travel Medical Insurance: 6 Things to Know Planning an international trip can be a challenge. From acquiring the mandatory travel documents to booking your [...]

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 book [...]

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