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Features


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

By CuencaHighLife |

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

By Deke Castleman |

Keep on truckin’: Instead of settling down, some U.S. retirees choose life on the road

By CuencaHighLife |

The Spanish language’s growing presence in the world and why North American expatriates should learn it

By CuencaHighLife |

If you visit Loja Province, don’t miss the hidden treasures south of Vilcabamba

By CuencaHighLife |

Battling expat stereotypes: How your country of origin is seen in your adopted country can influence your social integration

By CuencaHighLife |

Classes at the Cuenca College for Expats; how newcomers pick friends and acquaintances based on cohort traits

By David Morrill |

Exotic fruits of Cuenca: A shopper’s guide

By CuencaHighLife |

¿Cómo está su español? ¿Quiere comprar Viagra genérica? Here’s how to do it

By CuencaHighLife |

How did Cuenca turn into the world’s greatest expat-lifestyle laboratory? A brief history of Ecuador’s and Cuenca’s expat boom

By David Morrill |

Punctuality: The different perception of being ‘on time’ of gringos and Ecuadorians

By CuencaHighLife |

In the market for a custom-made suit? Cuenca is one of the best places in Latin America to buy one and Sofine has the city’s best tailors

By CuencaHighLife |

The benefits of a day spa: Beauty and so much more at Sojo

By CuencaHighLife |

Birdwatchers flock to Ecuador: Home to the highest density of bird species per acre on Earth, the country is a birder’s paradise

By CuencaHighLife |

What are the qualities of successful expats: Two writers offer their view

By Viktoria Vidali |

Why shouldn’t fitness be fun? Aerobic dance might be the answer for you

By Susan Burke March |

A remarkable artist embraces Ecuador

By Viktoria Vidali |

Cuenca-made hats make the world stage at Cannes film festival

By CuencaHighLife |

‘Love me if you can’ — the sensations of affinity

By Viktoria Vidali |

The patchwork quilt: a thoughtful piece for Pascua and Semana Santa

By Viktoria Vidali |