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Expat Life


Newcomer’s notes: Getting around in Cuenca

By Robert Bradley |

Going to extremes in Ecuador: You can experience the remarkable variety in a single day, or savor it in leisurely fashion

By CuencaHighLife |

At the first signs of a stroke: Act F.A.S.T.!

By Susan Burke March |

Conectado: The web of humanness

By Brian Buckner |

Cuenca’s rich crafts tradition draws tourists and provides a livelihood for thousands

By CuencaHighLife |

People-ing and socializing in Cuenca

By Edd & Cynthia Staton |

On my way to Cuenca: Making the move

By Robert Bradley |

Avocados: They’re so good but should you really eat them on a daily basis?

By Susan Burke March |

Cuenca poses pedestrian challenges but they can’t compare to Delhi and Hanoi

By CuencaHighLife |

Where to eat? You have plenty of choices

By Edd & Cynthia Staton |

Raw or cooked? How to eat your leafy green vegetables (Hint: It’s not necessarily raw)

By Susan Burke March |

The visitation: Do you see the angels?

By Brian Buckner |

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

By Deke Castleman |

Touring Ecuador in unconventional style offers off-the-beaten path wonders

By CuencaHighLife |

May forecast: Barren with a chance of cookies

By Edd & Cynthia Staton |

Looking for an intimate, authentic vibe? Check out Cuenca’s Jazz Society Cafe

By CuencaHighLife |

An update on ‘alternative treatments:’ Is intravenous Vitamin C a treatment for cancer? How about coffee enemas?

By Susan Burke March |

Costa Rica vs. Ecuador: How do they compare for expats & tourists?

By CuencaHighLife |

What should you do if you’re asked for a bribe? One strategy is to just say no!

By CuencaHighLife |

Prevention of non-communicable diseases

By Susan Burke March |