Thinking of Moving to Ecuador? Take this Short Quiz (#51)


1. What are some common embarrassing questions an Ecuadorian might ask an Expat, and what are some tactful responses that would politely diffuse the situation?
2. Immediately after entering a taxi here, what is one thing that virtually everyone must do?
3. Why does Spanish have single syllable words with accents on them?
4. How easy or hard is it to get a tattoo here?
5. One person is looking for steel wool, another for Brillo pads. How successful will either be?

0. Strongly recommend going to
1. Probably best to go to
2. Consider going to
3. 50/50
4. You might be ok without
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Stay tuned for more questions in a few days.

Rick Ochoa

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