David Morrill

David Morrill has worked as a newspaper and magazine editor, columnist, and book reviewer. He was also a public relations agency owner and university administrator. Born in California, he moved from North Florida to Cuenca in 2004. He is editor of CuencaHighLife.
The howl of expat cheapskates in the Land of Cheap

The howl of expat cheapskates in the Land of Cheap

One of the more curious subspecies of Ecuador expat is the small but noisy contingent that is utterly obsessed with the price of things; more specifically, they are obsessed with the notion that they are being ripped off, not only by Ecuadorians, but by other expats who are complicit in the...

How did Cuenca become the world’s greatest expat-lifestyle laboratory? A brief history of Ecuador’s and Cuenca’s expat boom and the post-Covid future

How did Cuenca become the world’s greatest expat-lifestyle laboratory? A brief history of Ecuador’s and Cuenca’s expat boom and the post-Covid future

By Deke Castleman and Sylvan Hardy We’re all Gary’s children. Gringos lived and worked in Ecuador long before Gary and Merri Scott showed up in 1995, but the Scotts, almost single-handedly, put Ecuador on the radar screens of thousands of pilgrims to the Middle of the World. Almost all Cuenca...

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