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Where to Live

This is part of our Ecuador Expats Series. In this interview, American Cassie McClellan talks about living in Otavalo as an expat. Cassie McClellan Talks About Living in Otavalo The Expat: Cassie McClellan Connect with Cassie: on her Facebook cooking page Where are your currently living? We are live in the northern Andes region in Otavalo, Ecuador and have [...]

Are you planning on taking a scouting trip before you move? Have you traveled internationally? If not, there will be some new things to get used to. We went on a scouting trip to Margarita Island, Venezuela. It paid off. We decided not to move there. We learned a lot from that trip. The cost of living [...]

This is a post that I wrote for National Geographic Intelligent Traveler Blog for the series: I Heart My City. We were invited by Gio Palatucci to highlight our city on National Geographics Intelligent Traveler Blog. The format is a mad-libs style fill-in-the-blanks. The bold text is what they gave us, and the regular text is our [...]

A few weeks ago, we asked you for your questions about Cuenca, Ecuador. Well, I guess that was a good idea – we’ve received 100+ questions so far. We’re still working through them – lots of great material to come. But, not everyone wants to relocate to Cuenca. And you still have questions, right? Well, [...]