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Expat Life


Fanesca in Cuenca: Keeping the tradition, making it healthier!

By Susan Burke March |

Busting sugar myths: Facts, fallacies, and recipes

By Susan Burke March |

Limosna: Giving to the poor sustains us all

By Brian Buckner |

Come to Ecuador, become an expat, stay as long as you want

By CuencaHighLife |

An open letter to Mayor Cabrera: Cuenca is a beautiful city so why not make it more beautiful by getting rid of the graffiti?

By CuencaHighLife |

How elections work in Ecuador: A short civics lesson; Update on my eye problem

By Dave Nelson |

Searching for the meaning and origin of the word ‘Gringo:’ The etymological quest

By CuencaHighLife |

More fake health and nutrition news: Alkaline water

By Susan Burke March |

My family’s immigration story and concerns about the stories of other families

By CuencaHighLife |

Call to all Cuenca gringos: Time for a hard, honest look in the mirror

By CuencaHighLife |

Think you’re too old to learn a new language? Not if you control your schedule

By CuencaHighLife |

Ten Quechua words that are widely used in Spanish and English too

By CuencaHighLife |

The ‘real’ fake health and nutrition news: Everyone should go ‘gluten-free’

By Susan Burke March |

Buscando Trabajo en Plaza San Francisco

By Brian Buckner |

From Montecristi and Jipijapa to Cuenca, Ecuador’s Panama hat trade has a long, colorful history

By Deke Castleman |

Recent studies suggest that expat life makes you healthier and happier

By CuencaHighLife |

Chia seeds: Truths and myths

By Susan Burke March |

Ode to Cuenca poet Efraín Jara Idrovo

By CuencaHighLife |

A quick guide to Cuenca’s history through its museums; they tell a story that goes back thousands of years

By CuencaHighLife |

Wonder why you have high blood pressure? The reason may surprise you!

By Susan Burke March |