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Stretching from the Pacific Ocean coast till the Amazon, Ecuador is the smallest South American country. With its tremendous natural and cultural wealth and its magnificent colonial architecture, it embodies a delightful expat experience for the most adventurous.

Its ethnically diverse population is significantly influenced by Western countries. Ecuador is hence very welcoming to expatriates wishing to settle there.

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Life in Ecuador, of course, is something that is best experienced in person and on the spot. However, this article endeavours to give you a taste of the lifestyle that awaits you if you decide to move to Ecuador.

The passport, especially a European or American passport, is one of the most sought-after documents in Ecuador. A stolen and then altered passport can be worth thousands of dollars on the black market. Here are a few tips to safeguard that precious document.

What kind of food will you find in restaurants, cafes, and private homes in Ecuador? Many restaurants in Ecuador offer various types of ethnic food, just like all over the world. But what is typical Ecuadorian food? With the wide variety of fruits, vegetables, seafood, and meats, you will surely find something to suit your taste.

Family is everything to an Ecuadorian. The extended family unit is the most important aspect of life in Ecuador, and all activities of life centre around benefiting the family unit. Here are a few notes on Ecuadorian life regarding education, childcare, and family activities.

Like most countries, Ecuador has certain rules and regulations regarding traveling with pets. It is better to be aware of them in advance so that the transition goes as smoothly as possible for your pet.

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Wandering Willow is a travel blog about our journey to and experiences in Ecuador.

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In February 2016, we packed up our 2 toddlers, our 2 large dogs, and everything we could cram into 8 duffel bags. We left behind our comfortable life in Iowa, USA to trade in for something new. We have now been expats to Ecuador for a full year!

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