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My Life in Ecuador: Rebecca Rangel Living in Quito

This is part of our Ecuador Expats Series. My Life in Ecuador: Rebecca Rangel  Connect with Rebecca Website: rangellegal.com Where are your currently living? Quito, Ecuador. I arrived with my family in 2012, but also lived here for 3 years in the early 2000s as college student at USFQ and a teacher at the American …

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Why I Chose to Settle in Vilcabamba, Ecuador (After Traveling to 50 Countries)

Meet Gregory Diehl, a Californian native who, after traveling the world, decided to settle in Vilcabamba, Ecuador. Full bio Why I Chose to Live in Vilcabamba Ecuador  When I left my home in California at 18, I had no idea what opportunities awaited me out there in the big bad world all around. I just knew …

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My Life in Ecuador: Damaris de Jimenez Living in Cuenca

This is part of our Ecuador Expats Series. My Life in Ecuador: Damaris de Jimenez Connect with Damaris You can connect with Damaris on her blog (Cooking on the Equator) and on Pinterest and Instagram. Her blog is all about cooking with local ingredients in Ecuador: Creative and clean ideas for South American ingredients Where are you currently living? I currently …

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Our Life in Ecuador: Rick and Dana Racinskas Living in Salinas

This is part of our Ecuador Expats Series. Our Life in Ecuador: Rick and Dana Racinskas The Expats: Rick and Dana Racinskas Where are your currently living? We came to Salinas 3 years ago to spend two weeks here and two weeks in San Pedro Belize. We love San Pedro but daily expenses were higher than …

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Our Life in Ecuador: Todd and Heidi Gorishek Living in Cuenca

This is part of our Ecuador Expats Series. Our Life in Ecuador: Todd & Heidi Gorishek The Expats: Todd & Heidi Gorishek Connect with Todd and Heidi Blog: www.toddtalkinecuador.com Where are you currently living? My wife Heidi, my adult son Easton, and I are currently living in Cuenca, Ecuador after being displaced by the 7.8 magnitude earthquake that …

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My Life in Ecuador: Linn Vermilion Smith Living in Pakakuna Gardens, Quito

This is a post by Linn Vermilion Smith. Linn spent 25 years of her adult life traveling the world as a professional singer. Before moving to Ecuador in October of 2010, Linn and her husband Cardell lived in Hawaii. This is part of our Ecuador Expats Series. My Life in Ecuador: Linn Vermilion Smith  I was living …

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Why I Decided to Move to Loja Ecuador: Jesse Bayer

This is a post by Jesse Bayer and is part of our Ecuador Expat Series. A successful NYC based Real Estate Investor, Jesse sold his holdings in 2013 to move with his family to Ecuador and co-found Abundant Living Ecuador – a real estate and relocation services company based out of Loja.  Why I Decided …

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GringosAbroad No More: Why Bryan & Dena Left Ecuador

One week ago today we (along with 7 large bags of luggage, 2 bikes and our dog) left Ecuador, and not just for a vacation. It was very difficult and emotional for our whole family. This was first published in April, 2015. The Sunday before, we packed everything and sold off all our belongings. Many …

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House Hunters International Ecuador: All 14 Episodes

Love it or hate it – House Hunters International is a powerhouse affecting thousands of future expats. In this post, I’ll share some reflections about our HHI experience a few years ago. And I publish a full list of all 14 House Hunter International episodes filmed here in Ecuador. Our House Hunters International Experience It’s been …

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Vilcabamba Home Invasion, Robbery, and Kidnapping (Ecuador)

On Tuesday, August 12 2014, an American expat couple experienced a home invasion, robbery and the wife was kidnapped and taken from Vilcabamba to Cuenca. It has been covered in both of Cuenca’s local papers: El Tiempo (Police catch alleged kidnapping gang) and El Mercurio (Investigating the kidnapping of an American woman). Earlier this afternoon, the …

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