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Travelling to Ecuador? Are you an Expat? Health Insurance Advice and real life experience

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Travelling to Ecuador? Are you an Expat? Health Insurance Advice and real life experience

Listen to Pablo’s story here. It is about 20 minutes so grab a coffee or tea. Pablo’s Story

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Surprising Prices Of Canadian Groceries! Really?

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I am curious what these items will cost in Ecuador. Help me out folks. If you are living in Ecuador right now. Post some prices below in the comment section.  

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How to Manage Your Properties Back Home When Retired in Ecuador

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How to Manage Your Properties Back Home When Retired in Ecuador

How to Manage Your Properties Back Home When Retired in Ecuador Moving to a foreign country like Ecuador is an exciting experience for someone from America, and it can be an excellent way to cut down on living expenses during retirement. Retirees find Ecuador’s vibrant culture is perfect for life when it’s time to finally…

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Culture in Quito, Ecuador

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Security and Airport Procedures in Ecuador

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Security and Airport Procedures in Ecuador

Guest blogger Jason Mueller is back with another great article on Retiring in Ecuador. Enjoy another informative and well written post folks. Security and Airport Procedures in Ecuador Ecuador is a beautiful country with some of the best coastal area for living in the world. Many expats have chosen Ecuador as the premiere place to…

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Shipping a car to Ecuador

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Shipping a car to Ecuador

Ok folks, so after living here in Ecuador for nearly 4 years, I have heard this question asked many times by expats living in Ecuador, and for those who are about to begin their journey here.My guest blogger Jason Mueller has some light to shed on this topic. With the importation laws changing frequently here,…

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Puerto Cayo, Ecuador

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A Spontaneous Look At Puerto Cayo Recently on November 29, 2015 while driving to Puerto Cayo to get gas at the local gas station, I looked over on the seat in the vehicle and realized I had my phone with me.  Immediately a thought came to my head ” What a great opportunity to take…

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Gringo Prices In Puerto Cayo, Ecuador

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Gringo Prices In Puerto Cayo, Ecuador

Puerto Cayo, Ecuador I am going to share with you all a post from a resident in Puerto Cayo, Ecuador. As you read the well written and honest thoughts of a local “gringo resident” keep in mind that this is a phenomenon not just in Puerto Cayo but throughout Ecuador. The truth is “gringo gouging”…

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Pouring a concrete roof- Ecuadorian style

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Recently I did a series on building a rental home in Ecuador. The series had many good comments and good reactions. So many of you requested this video that was made during construction of the rental unit. Here it is folks. I hope you enjoy. Pouring a concrete roof.  Ecuadorian style!

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Report on the Puerto Cayo area in Ecuador

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Report on the Puerto Cayo area in Ecuador

Life has gripped me on the coast of Ecuador. Lately it is seemingly more and more difficult to spread the concept of time around. After moving to Ecuador just over 2 years ago now, I am finding it not so easy to relax and take a more “manana” attitude. The very reason for moving to…

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