I know this site is about Ecuador real estate, life and investing but many who visit have never been to Ecuador, so I thought I’d take a moment and answer a few of the basic entry requirements questions once and for all. Visa Entry Requirements: Citizens of a developed country of North America, Europe or … Continue reading For First Timers: Ecuador Entry Requirements and Immunizations
Some of my fondest memories growing up were the days in November when my father took me pheasant hunting in northeast Ohio. After hunting in the mourning we would come home and watch the Cleveland Browns lose on TV. Good times. Since moving to Ecuador a few years back, I have looked into the hunting … Continue reading Hunting in Ecuador …Possible?
A French chef once told me in the US, “Americans love cheese.” I agree, 100%. We eat cheese on everything. Well, in Ecuador, you will NOT be disappointed! The local cheeses are exquisite. Starting with this must try when in the Andes Mountains…called Queso de Hoja. This cheese is made in leaves of plants and … Continue reading Ecuador Food Series, Part 3: Queso de Hoja (Leaf Cheese)
For those of us without kids, our pets are our kids. I know, I get it. Leaving one behind would be tragic. So how can you smoothly bring one down with you to live in Ecuador? It is actually far easier than you think. First, you need to get the pet inspected and certified for … Continue reading How to Bring Your Pets to Ecuador (Without Hassel)
This past weekend I was catching a bus from Guayaquil to the coast of Ecuador, when a subtle scam in the bus station of Guayaquil almost caught me off guard. As I waited to buy my ticket I was approached by a bus driver of the bus line where I was going to buy my … Continue reading Ecuador Bus Station Scam, Beware