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Kids Abroad

Editors note: Over the years, we’ve covered schooling for expat kids, including homeschooling. In this post by Social Studies teacher Jason Agins (full bio at end of post) you’ll learn about how to blend Ecuador experiences with online learning. Blending K-12 Online Learning with Hands-On Experiences in Ecuador US families living abroad in Ecuador have a [...]

In The Happy Expat Family I interviewed 16 expat families living all around the world. Something that stands out in each of the interviews is how each of the families benefited from the move. These are some of their comments. Enjoy! How Moving Abroad Has Benefited Our Family: Tracey Krause (Expat Mom Living in Ecuador) “I [...]

It’s been three years since our House Hunters Ecuador episode originally aired. Our episode is just 1 of 14 filmed here in Ecuador. See all 14 HHI Ecuador episodes. Many of our readers have cited House Hunters International as having helped/influenced them in determining the country (and area) that they eventually move to. Although it’s a [...]

The life of an expat can be amazing! Days can be full of new experiences and adventures. And then other days can be really difficult. I recently interviewed some expat families and asked them how they deal with the bad days abroad. 7 Expat Families Explain: How To Deal With Bad Days Abroad The Hamori Family are Canadians [...]

When a family starts thinking about extended travel or moving abroad they may start thinking about homeschooling. Homeschooling can be a hot topic. A lot of people have strong opinions about it. If you are thinking about making the switch to homeschooling, don’t be put off by negative remarks. Homeschooling For Expat Families? I can [...]

Poor Horse!

Cuenca Ecuador, Traveling Kids

This is a common sight out in the Ecuador countryside: a poor little horse, loaded down with sugar cane. The sugar cane is not dry, like we originally thought, it is actually the fresh-cut sugar cane. So that would be like you carrying a backpack as long as you, filled with full water jugs; and [...]

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