JAW-DROPPING HOMES FOR SALE in ECUADOR (Valle de los Chillos)

In this video, we visited the area known as Valle de los Chillos in the southeast corner of the Quito Ecuador Metro Area.

WHY DOES THE UNITED STATES COST SO FREAKING MUCH?!

The cost of living in the United States is OUT OF CONTROL! Many of the things we need to live have become unaffordable for the vast majority of people.

WE WERE BLOWN AWAY BY THIS HIDDEN GEM!

We had heard that Valle de los Chillos Ecuador was a popular place for expats because of its beauty, location and affordability so we wanted to do a real estate tour in the area.

WE BELIEVED THE PROPAGANDA!

Many people worry about safety and crime, but the reality is that crime rates vary significantly across the region and many cities and communities have low crime rates.

WHY LOCALS HATE EXPATS!

Most locals (citizens) welcome foreigners, but we do get quite a few comments and complaints about gringos. However, there are a few common reasons that some locals might not appreciate the presence of expats in their community.

One reason is that expats can sometimes be seen as taking away job opportunities from locals. This is especially the case if expats are brought in to fill positions that could have been filled by people from the local community.

Another reason is that expats can sometimes be perceived as having a sense of entitlement, or as not making an effort to integrate into the local culture. This can lead to feelings of resentment from locals who feel like outsiders are not showing them the respect they deserve.

It’s also worth considering that cultural differences can lead to misunderstandings and miscommunications, which can create tension between locals and expats.

Overall, it’s important for expats to be mindful of their impact on the local community and to make an effort to integrate and respect local customs and culture.

So in this video, we’re going to tell you the top 10 reasons why some locals think expats are ruining life for everyone else!

And make sure you stick around until the end because we hear #1 on a daily basis!


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ARE WE MOVING TO MEXICO? (and LEAVING Ecuador?)

Following our recent trip to Mexico and the videos we shared from that trip, a lot of you are curious if we’re planning to leave Ecuador and move to Mexico.

In this video, we’ll compare Mexico and Ecuador by looking at the factors that matter most to us, and maybe to you, as well. Then we’ll decide which is better FOR US and reveal our decision!


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WE GOT ROBBED!!!

We got robbed in Mexico! After over 4 years of filming in Latin America, it happened. All about how it happened and how you can learn from our mistakes, in this video!


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