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Culture


Support network makes life easier for Cuenca’s English-speaking expats; services, organizations and events create a ‘real community’

By CuencaHighLife |

Why is the U.S. going in the trash can? An expat reflects on his recent trip home

By CuencaHighLife |

Why is it so hard to learn Spanish? Maybe it’s because our native English is the weirdest language in the world

By CuencaHighLife |

Why are tourists and expats continuing to flock to Cuenca? A travel writer makes a visit and reports what she found

By CuencaHighLife |

Guaguas de pan and colada morada are Day of the Dead food and drink

By CuencaHighLife |

Sin muertos no hay carnaval picked to represent Ecuador at next year’s Oscars

By CuencaHighLife |

Smartphone addiction: How ‘too much of a good thing’ is leading us to a cultural crisis

By CuencaHighLife |

Radical Quito grammarians correct the bad writing of graffiti artists … and the president

By CuencaHighLife |

Ecuador’s football stars hone their skills on the hard-packed beaches of Esmeraldas

By CuencaHighLife |

Toronto-based Photographers Without Borders works to put international spotlight on small Ecuadorian village

By CuencaHighLife |

Return to El Centro: Transportation changes and new housing attract residents to Cuenca’s historic district

By Sylvan Hardy |

Cuenca a century ago: Good weather, ‘dreamy loafing’ and meeting the locals in the ‘untracked wilderness’

By CuencaHighLife |

Part family tradition, part economic necessity, most grown Ecuadorian children live with parents until marriage, sometimes afterwards

By CuencaHighLife |

Ecuadorian chocolate returns to its 5,000-year-old roots, producing industry ‘game-changing’ results

By CuencaHighLife |

Want to learn Quechua, the language of the Andes? There are a variety of websites and smart phone apps that can help

By CuencaHighLife |

Claims for centenarians may be ‘grossly exaggerated’ but Vilcabamba retains its charm

By CuencaHighLife |

Navigating the Rio Tomebamba: The historic river divides El Centro Cuenca from New Town and is a great place for a stroll for just hanging out

By CuencaHighLife |

Ecuador national treasures: The Three Marias (Las Tres Marias), or the Singing Sisters from Ibarra

By CuencaHighLife |

Does cuy really taste like chicken? At Mi Escondite it tastes just like cuy

By Deke Castleman |

As pressure continues to build inside Cotopaxi, Ecuador’s culture ministry prepares to move historic items and documents away from the eruption zone

By CuencaHighLife |