What happens when the IRS hunts you down in Ecuador, like they just did me

“F–k me,” I thought as I saw the envelope as the delivery man gave it to me here in Quito, Ecuador. In big letters on the front I read “I.R.S.” Opening it didn’t offer any consolation as I read that just for the year 2015 they said I owed them $44,000! Ouch. How did they find … Continue reading What happens when the IRS hunts you down in Ecuador, like they just did me

Ecuador heads back to the polls, will it cause real estate to jump?

This coming Sunday February 4 Ecuadorians (and legal residents who have registered to vote) will head back to the polls for a referendum ordered by the current sitting president Lenin Moreno. Ecuadorians will answer 7 questions aimed basically at overturning much of what the previous President Correa did in office. The main question that will … Continue reading Ecuador heads back to the polls, will it cause real estate to jump?

The surprising 10 cheapest one way flights to Ecuador from North America in 2018

Many of us expats often prefer one way tickets. Ecuador doesn’t care if you come on a one way so if worried about it I´d just check with the airline before buying to see if they will let you board with a one way. But I noticed something interesting when I was looking for myself … Continue reading The surprising 10 cheapest one way flights to Ecuador from North America in 2018