Would I buy a nice house with a small farm in Ecuador? Would I buy 10,000 acres of land adjacent to an impoverished village? The bottom line is that Ecuador is definitely worthy of consideration.
Specifically, based on how I define the “7 expat categories“, Ecuador is great for retirees, hermits, nomads, and internationalists. Here are six reasons why: First, as you’ve probably heard, cost of living is dirt cheap in Ecuador…
There are however, without doubt, some culture clashes that may occur because of different belief systems, environmental conditioning and family values.
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DJs and bands are both common and wedding celebrations can go well into the night, or even the next morning.
Just recently, in fact, Correa announced that he would be taking steps to nationalize foreign oil companies who don’t agree to limit their profits based on a government mandated ceiling.
These sorts of things tend to make foreigners run away like a scalded dog. The country saw seven presidents from 1996-2007, which makes it about as stable as Thailand.