Category Archives: Ecuador

Sultry Suits Me

As I continue to read, research and attempt to frame my impressions of Ecuador, while anxiously waiting for a trip to the coast, I find myself relating Ecuador’s cities to places here in the US that I know. From afar, … Continue reading

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Ageless Wisdom

A common question among those of us considering an expat life is what is the level of crime I might be expected to deal with in my host country.  As important as that question might be, I find it almost … Continue reading

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I received an e-mail asking if the recent instability and “coup” attempt had changed my mind about heading to Ecuador.   The answer is a resounding NO! First of all, I was never under the illusion that Ecuador’s political system … Continue reading

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This is just a quick post to share a couple of links from online acquaintances at the ExpatExchange here’s a little info about the Salinas area.  First up is The Ocean Hideaway a place I’m planning on spending my first … Continue reading

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Ecuadorean Costeños

Beach lovers are beach lovers wherever we are, but I wanted to get a taste of how people that have already made the move to Ecuador’s Coast, and get a feel for the different experiences they have had.  Although I … Continue reading

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Word of Mouth… blog style

They may not be the most direct way to research specific topics, but I think I get the best information from reading the blogs of folks who are willing to share their experiences preparing, moving and living overseas.  There is … Continue reading

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The Journey Begins

From one perspective it looks like a spontaneous decision… even impulsive… but you’d be missing the whole story. But since you’d be bored with the whole story, this will be the condensed version. There was a time I planned to … Continue reading

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