CIGNA International Medical Insurance

Ecuador Articles

Advice for expats living in Ecuador

Top 10 Reasons to Consider Ecuador for Your Retirement

Retirees in Ecuador enjoy an incredible number of benefits in their expat life abroad. Here are ten of the best reasons to consider this South American country when you look abroad for retirement.

Thanksgiving in Ecuador

For American expats looking to dine out on Thanksgiving, here's a list of several restaurants offering Thanksgiving dinners in Quito and Cuena.

Expat Ecuador: 10 Tips for Living in Ecuador

Expats in Ecuador appreciate the cost of living, the friendly people, the beautiful weather and warm culture. The bureaucracy can be very trying, petty theft an issue and driving downright dangerous. But, if you ask most expats who are retired or working in Ecuador, they don't regret the move to Ecuador.

5 Great Places to Retire in South America

Expats offered their recommendations for places to retire in South America. We know that this is a short list and hope you'll add your favorites below in the comments section.

Ecuador: A Primer for the First Time Visitor (or, why you don't need a tour)

Susan Schlesinger, our Ecuador Forum moderator and the Manager of the Ocean Hideaway, gives her primer for newcomers and visitors to Ecuador.

The Most Sought After Document in South America

Charles Barrett offers some helpful tips to ensure that you minimize risk associated with a lost or stolen passport.

Cotacachi, Ecuador - An Up and Coming Expat Destination

Cotacachi, Ecuador had only a handful of expat residents only three years ago. Now, expat-owned restaurants are opening, gated housing developments are springing up and expat social clubs are forming. It's an exciting time to move to Cotacachi.

7 Things You Didn't Know You Could Do in Ecuador

Alone, cheap cost of living is a bad reason to move to another country, that could change overnight! Buonamici shares 7 other reasons.

World's Top Retirement Havens 1 Through 9

Where are the best places to retire overseas? Which retirement haven is right for you? France? Ecuador? Panama? Nicaragua? Thailand? Kathleen Peddicord shares the pros and cons of the world's top 9 retirement havens.

The Dog Whisperers of Cotacachi, Ecuador

Lee and Peggy Carper are on a mission to spay and neuter the stray dogs of Cotacachi, Ecuador -- as well as to nurse and feed the ones who showed malnutrition or disease.

Strategies for Staying Safe in Ecuador

Strategies for staying safe in Ecuador from our Ecuador Forum and US Department of State.

Expat Advice about Crime & Safety in Ecuador

Advice from Expats in Ecuador about Safety, Security and Crime in Ecuador.

Ecuador Safety from US State Department

Ecuador Crime, Safety and Country Information from the US State Department.

International Schools in Ecuador

From the American School of Quito to Acadamia Cotopaxi, we cover the most popular international schools in Ecuador.

Life of an Expat in Cotacachi, Ecuador

Cotacachi, Ecuador is a wonderful place to retire. Former teacher, Gary Kesinger, describes life in Cotacachi.

2010 Ecuador Cost of Living

Living in Ecuador may not be an inexpensive as living in Mexico or living in Costa Rica, but it's still cheap. Ecuador real estate reporter gives a brief overview of 2010 Cost of living in Ecuador.

Visa Ecuador: The Best Way to Obtain a Residency Visa in Ecuador

What is the best Ecuador visa to have? How do expats obtain a residency visa in Ecuador? Many expats obtain a retirement visa or investment visa, but there's another visa that will save you time and money.

The Most Sought After Document in South America

Altered passports bring thousands on the black market in Ecuador. Keeping your passport safe and giving notarized, color copies to lawyers, customs and other officials is very important.

Moving to Ecuador: Tips for Newcomers in Ecuador

When it comes to getting an insider's perspective on expat life in Ecuador, our Ecuador network is the place to post! With hundreds of posts each month, members cover current events, moving and relocation advice and much more!

Ten Things You Should Know Before You Move To Central or South America

Lee offers ten tips for people contemplating a move to Central or South America.

City Profile: Quito, Ecuador

English teachers abound in Ecuador's capital city of Quito. With great night life, welcoming people, nearby mountains and active expat groups it might be just right for you.

Bahia de Caraquez, Ecuador: The Paradise Peninsula

After years of exploring Central and South America, LaCoursiere found his paradise - Bahia de Caraquez, Ecuador.

City Profile: Cuenca, Ecuador

If you're considering a move to Ecuador, don't overlook Cuenca.

Ecuador's Top-Notch Medical and Dental Care

A review of Ecuador's top-notch medical and dental care.

Join Today (free)

Join Expat Exchange to meet expats in your area or get advice before your move. It's FREE and takes 1 minute!

Copyright 1997-2015 Burlingame Interactive, Inc.

Privacy Policy Legal