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When moving to Ecuador, you will probably be charmed by the calm and pleasant atmosphere of Quito. Located on the slopes of a volcano, it offers a lively and sophisticated environment to expatriates.

As a major economic hub, Quito provides many opportunities to expatriates. It also distinguished itself through its vibrant cultural scene and its architectural gems which are classified as a World Heritage.

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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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The Middle of the World- Ecuador Travel and Living

4 years ago

The middle of the world is a blog about Quito Ecuador, and life within it for expats. It contains many useful articles to help you get along if you should decide to live here.

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Destination Still Unknown

4 years ago

Follow along as I experience the highs and lows of life as an expat in Ecuador. Journey with me on my travels through my new home country and then as I explore greater South America. Learn from my experience just as I have learned from countless explorers before me.

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Rainey Travels

5 years ago

I lived in Quito for about 9 months and traveled the country extensively. There are a wealth of posts about daily life, food, and the unique aspects of living in Ecuador. There are other posts about traveling in Peru and Chile, as well as living in San Francisco.

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