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Tips for Living in Ecuador

Tips from expats and experts about moving to Ecuador and living in Ecuador.

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And by the way, where's the whipped cream?

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Look for the CREMA DE LECHE found in small plastic bags in the cold dairy case near the yogurt and cheese. Cut it with regular milk 1 to 1 for "half & half" for your coffee. (Continue Reading)

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Electric in Ecuador: 110/220 Volt

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Coming from the USA? You will use the same plug as you do back home. The connections are 110 and 220. But be aware that older buildings may have poor wiring, do bring surge protectors for your expensive electronics. Also many plugs are not grounded, so bring three prong to two prong adapters! (Continue Reading)

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Tourism In Ecuador ~ Who Visita & When?

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To schedule your trip to Ecuador it is a good idea to know when you will be expected and when the season is low -- for bargains sure but also to know if what you are coming to see will be open and available. (Continue Reading)

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Short Term Rental = Long Term Savings

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If you're moving to Cuenca, start with a three to six month rental. Every neighborhood in Cuenca is different, and many buildings have their own character dictated by the residents. Instead of being stuck somewhere you don't like, you can test out a neighborhood by renting a smaller, cheaper place and seeing how well you really like things. (Continue Reading)

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Queso Fresco -- Ecuadorean fresh cheese

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Queso Fresco is a creamy, soft, and mild unaged white cheese made from a combination of cow's and goat's milk. It is similar to (if slightly more acidic than) pot cheese and farmer cheese. (Continue Reading)

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