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Grocery Shopping in Ecuador: What’s it Really Like?

Grocery Shopping in Ecuador: What’s it Really Like?

A lot of people write about Ecuador’s open-air markets and the vast array of fresh foods the year-round growing season produces. What I wanted to know before I moved here, though, was what the grocery stores were like—especially the differences, because that is what is most interesting...

A Typical Week in My Beautiful Andes Mountain Town

A Typical Week in My Beautiful Andes Mountain Town

After five years of living in Cuenca, Ecuador, I’m still in-love with this UNESCO heritage site. The town is stunningly beautiful with its 15th-century Spanish colonial and 16th-century French republican architecture. I can easily live off of $1,700 a month, and I don’t have to work...