First of all, provides an online travel guide with restaurants and shops and sections by topic (food, accomodation, services etc... Whether you have just arrived or are planning to come in the future, you will find a lot of useful information here.

But it goes further. It is one among very few travel guides written by full time Ecuador residents. Rather than a colorful and glossy digital brochure of hotels and destinations it tells of real experiences, focusses on real life and genuinely interesting places and people.

Check out our what's new section. Lots of exciting stuff ahead!

In the Living section we provide information about "real life" in Vilcabamba, the Loja province and ultimately all of Ecuador. There you find a wealth of information from the property we own in San pedro de Vilcabamba to the TV program Gringo al SUR and much much more in the near future...

The PRESS section contains articles, journals, opinions etc..

This site does not attempt to provide comprehensive and accurate information about emigrating, living, traveling, retiring, investing etc... in Ecuador. There are some excellent web sites that we are sure you can find with a simple Google search.

For those of you who like pictures more than words, here is our photo tour of Ecuador and our photo tour of the property.

Read on and discover why we have come to Ecuador