Tagged by: Ecuador

Help Ecuador Recover from Earthquake Disaster

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I have been so heartbroken seeing the news of Ecuador’s massive earthquake and the subsequent aftershocks that continue to plague the country. I have a special place in my heart for Ecuador and all her people. Hundreds have died, and many more have lost everything. If you are able, please do what you can to help Ecuador in these recovery efforts.

I have been so heartbroken seeing the news of Ecuador's massive earthquake and the subsequent aftershocks that continue...

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Coming Down From the Andes in Ecuador

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I just got back from the International Living conference in Las Vegas, and I am amped! There were so many exciting conversations and presentations there last weekend that I am still on a travel high right now. I want to go everywhere and see everything, but I guess for the moment I’ll just have to settle for continuing to relive my time in Ecuador.

I just got back from the International Living conference in Las Vegas, and I am amped! There were so many exciting conve...

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Visit These 7 Mountain Towns of Ecuador

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In case you missed my last post about living in Ecuador, check it out here for background information. During my six months living in this gorgeous country, I traveled quite a bit. I took advantage of the incredibly cheap bus system and journeyed through many of the mountain towns of Ecuador. There are many small towns and really neat little communities that deserve a visit, whether you are an expat or a tourist in Ecuador.

I’ve excluded Quito and Otavalo since they’ve already been highlighted as the best places to visit in Ecuador. From north to south, these are my top picks for the mountain towns of Ecuador that are worth a visit:

In case you missed my last post about living in Ecuador, check it out here for background information. During my six mon...

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A Lifelong Love Affair With Ecuador

I lived in Ecuador for six months back in 2008…and I still think about it all the time. I absolutely love that country for so many reasons, and working for International Living has revived that adoration. Ecuador is an extremely popular retirement destination, so it understandably often takes center stage in International Living’s coverage. Reading their many articles brings me back there, so I can’t help but take a walk down memory lane.

I lived in Ecuador for six months back in 2008...and I still think about it all the time. I absolutely love that country...

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