GringosAbroad Ecuador

Health Safety

So you’re heading out on your big trip and are concerned about theft? In this post, you’ll learn about the best anti-theft backpacks and locks that’ll reduce the odds of losing your gear to a pickpocket. We cover all the features, including slash proof, RFID, zipperless, hidden compartments and more. 21 Best Anti-Theft Backpacks and [...]

Are you thinking about visiting the Ecuador Amazon? In this post, we’ll cover 8 things you should know before you visit Ecuador’s Amazon Rainforest. You’ll learn about yellow fever risk, the climate, accommodations, safety, and more. Many people travel to the Ecuadorian Amazon to see the animals, so before we get started let’s watch a [...]

If you’re planning to move to (or even visit) Ecuador, you’ve probably heard about the new health insurance requirements. Do you need to buy health insurance in Ecuador? Here’s what you need to know. Update (April 16, 2018): Beginning May 1, 2018, all travelers will have to produce proof of health insurance as an entry [...]

Why aren’t eggs in Ecuador refrigerated? In this post, you’ll learn how to store eggs in Ecuador and the rest of Latin America. Why Aren’t Eggs in Ecuador Refrigerated? The short answer is that Eggs aren’t refrigerated in Ecuador because it isn’t necessary. In this post, you’ll learn why it’s different in Ecuador compared to the United [...]

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