Live Abroad: Cost of Living

10 Cheap Countries to Live or Retire

10 Cheap Countries to Live or Retire (and be happier)

Unless something drastic happens politically or economically, Ecuador is our permanent home. We plan to spend at least 6 months per year in Ecuador for the rest of our lives. It’s our Plan A and we hope to get our citizenship next year.

Mexico vs Ecuador

Why Ecuador Is Better than Mexico for Retirees & Expats!

After hearing about the Mexico perpetual tourist visa changes from several people who live in Mexico, we wanted to share why we think Ecuador might be a better option.


Can I afford to live in Ecuador on Social Security? (Quality of Life & Cost of Living Under $1500)

We get this question a lot: Can I live in Ecuador on my social security income? So in this video we take a look at the most common expenses to estimate your cost of living in Ecuador.

Ecuador Cost of Living 2021

Cost of Living in Ecuador: A Guide for Expat Budgeting

One of the main reasons expats leave home is to save money while also being able to afford a higher quality of life. The low cost of living in Ecuador and other popular expat destinations makes that possible.

Ecuador Cost of Living Mercado

Expat Life in Ecuador on Less Than $500/month

In this article, we’ll take a look at the typical monthly expenses you can expect to incur living in Ecuador. This is a guide to everything you need to know to make a $500 budget work well for you.

Olón Ecuador Condo Tour

Olón Ecuador Condo Tour & Cost + Drama on the Beach w/ Mini (our new drone)

We give you a room-by-room tour of our condo in Olón Ecuador and share the cost of rent. We also share our first drone footage of Olón and the beautiful coast of Ecuador!

Cuenca vs the Ecuador Coast Comparison

Cuenca vs the Ecuador Coast Comparison: Cost of Living, Conveniences, Climate, Culture & Critters

In this video, we compare the cost of living, conveniences, climate, critters and culture between Cuenca, Salinas and the Montañita area.

Affordable Beach Life - Salinas Ecuador Cost of Living

Salinas Ecuador Cost of Living 2019 (w/ REAL Prices)

This Salinas Ecuador Cost of Living 2019 video covers rental costs, living expenses, real prices for a variety of things, as well as some other common costs of living in Salinas. If you’re thinking about moving to Ecuador, check out our Ecuador Expat Info page for more videos and detailed blog posts…

Cuenca Ecuador Rental House Tour

Cuenca Ecuador Rental House + Monthly Living Expenses

Here’s our Cuenca Ecuador Rental House Tour. Plus, we share our cost of living and monthly living expenses in spring of 2019 as two American expats.


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