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Where to Live

This is part of our Ecuador Expats Series. Do you live in Ecuador? Share your Story here. 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 61 Top Expat Countries Worldwide

Where to Live

So, where are the top expat countries? What is the best country for expats? It can be a little hard to sort through all the options. Especially given that there are almost 200 countries in the world today. (Current count is between 195-196 depending on if Taiwan is counted). Our readers frequently tell us that [...]

Just where in the world is there safe tap water? Who can you trust? Locals or expats? Safe water can be a pretty big issue. Not only can it ruin a perfectly good trip with diarrhea, but bad water can also carry hepatitis A, typhoid and cholera. This is nothing to play around with. When [...]

This is a guest 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 38 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, [...]