Living in Ecuador Guide
Expats in Ecuador share some of the pros and cons of living in Ecuador. Topics covered include where to live, the bureaucracy, the people and more.
Meet other expats and talk about living in Ecuador.
Best Places to Live in Ecuador
Expats share some of their favorite places to live in Ecuador from beautiful colonial cities to affordable beach towns.
Healthcare in Ecuador
Expats in Ecuador share their experiences with healthcare and overseas medical insurance in Ecuador.
Moving to Ecuador Guide
Expats in Ecuador offer advice to newcomers and people considering a move to Ecuador about clothing, sunscreen, renting before buying, gringo pricing, Ecuadorians politeness and much more.
Pros & Cons of Living in Ecuador
Take off your rose-colored glasses and learn what expats have to say about the biggest challenges and the greatest rewards of living in Ecuador.
Help other expats and newcomers by answering questions about the challenges and adventures of living in 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.
11 Things to Know Before Moving to Cuenca, Ecuador
Cuenca is Ecuador's third largest city, but still has a small-city feeling. Expats share 11 things they wish they had known before moving to Cuenca from packing sunscreen to being aware of gringo gouging.
6 Tips for Expats in Guayaquil, Ecuador
Expats in Guayaquil report a variety of opinions regarding what it's like to live there. It offers a very warm and humid climate for sun lovers, but others find the heat stifling. Similarly, crime is a major concern of some, while others find that it's perfectly acceptable with proper precautions.
8 Tips for Living in Cuenca, Ecuador
Many expats in Cuenca, Ecuador love the city's climate, friendly people and low cost of living. Other expats find that this developing city's bland food, dirty streets and noisy neighborhoods are too much to take.
Ecuador Check-In and Help Needed Thread
The earthquake in Ecuador has impacted many areas where our members reside. Our thoughts and prayers are with everyone in Ecuador. We have setup a Check-In and Help Needed thread for our members in Ecuador.
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.