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After numerous years wandering the globe as a digital nomad, Jason now calls Ecuador home where he lives as part of a mixed Ecuadorian/Expat family. Jason created this blog to give back to the Ecuadorian expat community.


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We hope these After numerous years wandering the globe as a digital nomad, Jason now calls Ecuador home where he lives as part of a mixed Ecuadorian/Expat family. Jason created this blog to give back to the Ecuadorian expat community. articles help inspire your thirst for learning more about Ecuador.  
Which countries offer digital nomad visas? Are they worth it?

Now that many countries are considering offering 'digital nomad visas' or 'remote work visas', it's time to ask ourselves whether any of these are actually worthwhile for digital nomads.  Why are countries starting to offer digital nomad visas?  It's clear that many countries that started offering digital nomad visas in 2020 have done so as […]

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Piedra de Agua vs Pumamaqui - Battle of Cuenca's Hot Springs

Cuenca is blessed with several fantastic hot spring options. Our two favorites are Piedra de Agua and Termas Pumamaqui. Whilst both are great, they are very different offerings. We love being able to choose the experience that best resonates with us each time we want a relaxing soak. Hopefully, you'll also be able to use […]

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Horse Riding at Centro Ecuestre Bellavista (Cuenca)

Our family recently spent a lovely morning enjoying one of Cuenca's best horse riding tours. We regularly go to Centro Equestre Bellavista for classes, but this was the first time we've had the opportunity to go for an extended 2-hour horse ride through the mountains and valleys surrounding the property. And, we loved it. The […]

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La Gata Cafe - Great Bolones & Tigrillo!

One of our favorite cafes in the El Vergel area of Cuenca is La Gata. We classify it as traditional Ecuadorian comfort food, but with some modern twists that make their dishes stand out. In fact, we'd go so far as to say this little cafe wouldn't be out of place if they set up […]

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Cuenca Horse Riding Tours & Schools

Fast Facts Where 15-45 minutes from Cuenca Cost Private tours around $25/hr, one-day group tours around $80/day. Schools $5-$10/lesson Ages 4+ What to bring Warm clothes, enclosed shoes, water, sunscreen, tips for guides How to book Varies by provider. We've included links for each. Why we love horse riding in Cuenca Cuenca is a great […]

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Guaguas de Pan & Colada Morada

I remember my first guaguas de pan y colada morada experience. It was in the neighborhood of Nayon in Quito. Several shops, especially the bakeries, were all selling these colorful breads that were shaped and dressed like baby dolls. These baby-shaped, sweet buns were always accompanied by a thick, purple fruit drink. Only later did […]

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Quiz - So, You Think You Know Ecuador?

We had a lot of fun creating this quiz about Ecuador. I even managed to stump Michelle a few times which brought a big smile to my face. Got any good Ecuador trivia questions? We'd love to see them in the comments below - and if ok with you we'd potentially add them to the […]

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Cost of Fruits & Vegetables in Ecuador

Fruits and vegetables are abundant and cheap in most Ecuadorian cities. The low cost is a key input into the overall cost of living in Ecuador and you should pay considerably less than in your home country.  However, there is a big difference between the cost of fruits and vegetables in local markets vs the […]

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Expats Guide to Living & Relocating to Cuenca, Ecuador

So, you’re thinking about moving to Cuenca, Ecuador? That’s great. But, there’s a lot to consider with such a big decision, so we’ve put together this lengthy guide to help decide if Cuenca really is the right choice for you.  CUENCA RELATED POSTS Hint - before making a life defining decision like where you are […]

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How I Ended Up in Ecuador

Just a few short years ago I hadn't even heard of Cuenca. In fact, I knew very little about Ecuador. Fast forward to now. I'm happily settled in Ecuador and living a comfortable life. Even amidst the global pandemic that has been thrown upon us. This is my Ecuador origin story. It's probably not what […]

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