Category Archives for Ecuador

The Best of the Ecuadorian Andes Region

If you love dramatic mountains and valleys, good hearty food, and affordable, independent travel, then the Ecuadorian Andes Region is beckoning. While the Galapagos and the Amazon might have the best name

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Things to do in Quito

Ecuador has been one of our favorite countries to visit as long-term travelers. Most recently, we stayed for about 6 weeks. Though we spent most of our time in Cuenca, we flew in and out of the capital

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Things to do in Cuenca,Ecuador

 We were first drawn to Cuenca because of its UNESCO World Heritage designation and its reputation for being one of the most livable cities in Latin America. Active, safe, affordable, with mild weather,

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A Taste of Expat Community Living

Earlier this year, Troy and I were looking for our next “home-base” after living in Colombia for four months. We had several video and marketing projects to complete. We again explored pet and house

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Puerto López: Whale Watching and the Blue-Footed Booby

“You are coming the right time of year, for the whales!” said our new friends living in Manabí province in Ecuador, as we agreed to our Pet and housesitting arrangements in Playa San Jose, 45 minutes

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