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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.
Help other expats and newcomers by answering questions about the challenges and adventures of living 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.
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.
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.
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.
Expat Survey: Ecuador Highly Rated By Expats
Expats have loved living in Ecuador for a long time, and that trend continues according to expats who responded to our "Best Places to Live in 2020" survey. Read on to see how satisfied and read some quotes about what it's like to live there.
Expats Talk About The Biggest Challenges They Face Living in Latin America
Expats talk about some of the biggest challenges they've faced living in Latin America. Whether you're moving to Panama City or Punta del Este, this article is a must read to help you prepare (hint: you'll be much happier if you learn the language) and adjust your expectations (realities: the roads are rough, the pace of life is slower and bureaucracy is unavoidable). Despite all of the challenges, the list of what expats like about life in Latin America far exceeds the challenges.
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.