Category: Retiring in Ecuador

Is Ecuador Dangerous?

| June 17, 2014 | 70 Replies
Is Ecuador Dangerous?

  Is Ecuador Dangerous?   I hear the same questions all the time… Is Ecuador Dangerous? Can I bring my guns with me? Is the food safe to eat? Can you drink the water? Do the locals hate us? When I was still in California, someone told me to be extra careful when visiting Ecuador […]

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Cost of Living in Cuenca Ecuador 2014

| June 10, 2014 | 81 Replies
Cost of Living in Cuenca Ecuador 2014

  Cost of Living in Cuenca Ecuador 2014 This information was kept current every day during our second month in Ecuador. These numbers should give a good indication as to what normal expenses will be for the coming months. I was hoping it would be a little less, but we would have to stop eating […]

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Living in Cuenca Ecuador

| May 29, 2014 | 64 Replies
Living in Cuenca Ecuador

  Living in Cuenca Ecuador We have been living in Cuenca Ecuador for almost 2 months. We have a great apartment. All remodeled and clean with nice furniture. ($650 per month). And we are finally navigating the city pretty well… But with every new place comes a few quirks. I clean up every morning in […]

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Fun Facts About Ecuador

| April 30, 2014 | 43 Replies
Fun Facts About Ecuador

  Fun Facts About Ecuador   I have learned a lot of fun facts about Ecuador in these last couple of weeks. In Ecuador they have marathon “Storage Wars” programing on the A&E Network. Ecuadorians love this program. Probably because they don’t understand why people would pay to store all that perfectly good stuff. Consumer […]

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Living in Ecuador 2014

| April 10, 2014 | 76 Replies
Living in Ecuador 2014

“Do you ever get the feeling that the world is a tuxedo and you are a pair of brown shoes?”   George Gobel   Living in Ecuador 2014   This post is coming to you from downtown Cuenca, Ecuador. We are finally living in Ecuador and doing well. Lets make this first post easy on […]

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Moving to Ecuador This Week

| March 31, 2014 | 47 Replies
Moving to Ecuador This Week

  If It Were Easy, Everyone Would Do It!   We are finally moving to Ecuador. These last 4 months have been the craziest time, and this final 30 days has been completely out of control. Tomorrow we finally leave for the airport. We have booked a nice room near LAX to rest up before […]

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Retire in Ecuador and Survive Like a Champ

| October 14, 2013 | 96 Replies
Retire in Ecuador and Survive Like a Champ

Can You Retire in Ecuador and Survive?   Retire in Ecuador…. Easy enough. Sell everything, get on a plane, get your visa, rent an apartment, go get some food, find a nice park to sit in, live happily ever after….   Boy, that is just what I’m looking for. So what the hell happened? How […]

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Happy and Gay in Ecuador

| June 25, 2013 | 118 Replies
Happy and Gay in Ecuador

  Happy and Gay in Ecuador   I am in a mood tonight… Lets see if it affects my writing. This is going to be a little bit about being gay in Ecuador, and a lot about why you keep asking me if it’s ok…. It is midnight here. It is dead silent. There is […]

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A New Life in Ecuador

| April 25, 2013 | 64 Replies
A New Life in Ecuador

  Making a New Life in Ecuador Requires Work…   Living a relaxed, retired, and peaceful life in Ecuador is my goal.  What I am doing to prepare and achieve this goal has turned out to be a little more difficult than I thought it would be. Today I said goodbye to my baby. I […]

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About Ecuador About Opportunity

| April 6, 2013 | 39 Replies
About Ecuador About Opportunity

  More About Ecuador So, what is it about Ecuador that I am focusing on today? I need to learn the language, that is for sure. And there are some other ideas bouncing around in my head this week… I love my little blog about Ecuador but I also have other interests… and I really […]

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