Retire in Cuenca

2016 sees Ecuador remain the #2 best place to retire   Cuenca has been named the number one retirement haven in the world for several years now. 2016 has seen it again being named by esteemed “Internations” expat site as the #2 “Best Retirement...

Cuenca Starter Kit

byPark Wilson and Josh Linnes       Imagine you could buy a e-book that told you everything you need to know about Cuenca, Ecuador. And the book included information about the city of Cuenca, Ecuador the country, immigration, cost of living, and pretty much...

Cuenca Hotels and Hosterias

So you have chosen to visit Cuenca. Below you will find 20 Hotels and Hosterias in Cuenca. Many of these Hotels are in refurbished colonial houses. The atmosphere is quite unique. Don’t expect to find an elevator in many of the older buildings. Hotels like Crespo,...

A little bit of history on Cuenca

Cuenca has been called “the Athens of Ecuador” by some writers on the internet. I think that is a very good introduction to those of you who are thinking of coming to Ecuador. It is the third largest city in Ecuador. The city is a must see for anyone touring Ecuador....

Organic Food in Ecuador

  Food shopping in Ecuador is an absolute delight.  You can take your pick from many local Mercados, a cooperative market or even the very modern SuperMaxi supermarkets.  If you are indeed looking for organic food then you are better off visiting a cooperative market...
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