Enjoying an Earn-Anywhere Income in Ecuador’s Andes

Enjoying an Earn-Anywhere Income in Ecuador’s Andes

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May 10, 2017

"I've always believed that work should be something you enjoy and love," says Joanna Gillan, who funds a life of freedom and travel with her website dedicated to the study of ancient history. "If you do something you love, no matter what your background or experience is, it will always be successful."

Take Three: Quito Neighborhoods where you can buy from $155,000

Take Three: Quito Neighborhoods where you can buy from $155,000

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May 10, 2017

Sprawled along a valley between towering green mountains, Quito, the capital of Ecuador, is a multi-cultural and vibrant city. It offers museums, fine arts, restaurants of many cuisines, modern malls—and some great places to live. Here are just a few examples from three of Quito's most popular neighborhoods.

Property Taxes of $50 a Year and a Tranquil Lifestyle in Ecuador

Property Taxes of $50 a Year and a Tranquil Lifestyle in Ecuador

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May 10, 2017

Kristin Simmon-Lowman has found she can live her life just as she desires in Ecuador. "I'm a routine person," she says. "I spend eight hours a week taking Spanish lessons and that's something I enjoy a lot. Also, I teach English twice a week to 11- and 12-year-olds through a local education program, Uno a Uno," she says.

Peaceful Living and a Bargain Home in Costa Rica’s Central Valley

Peaceful Living and a Bargain Home in Costa Rica’s Central Valley

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May 3, 2017

What I love best about living in Atenas, Costa Rica, is how peaceful it is. The capital city of San José is only an hour's drive to the east. But whenever I have to go there, like just the other day, I always breathe out a big sigh of contented happiness when I turn off the highway and onto the main road into Atenas where we live.

Find Your Dream Home in Magical Cotacachi for Under $100,000

Find Your Dream Home in Magical Cotacachi for Under $100,000

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April 24, 2017

If I had magic powers, I would clone the little town of Cotacachi, Ecuador, and transport it to wherever you are right now. That way, you could see for yourself what a wonderful place it is to live. It's a quiet, peaceful, and clean little town where kids can still walk home from school and ride their bikes all over town long into the evening hours.