Thinking of Moving to Ecuador? Take this Short Quiz (#17)


1. After paying for a meal in dollars, an Expat looks at his change and sees one that says “Ecuador” on it. What should they do?
2. At dinner party an Expat is offered an alcoholic beverage. Clearly visible are some high-end Gold Label brands. What should the Expat do?
3. After dinner, a host offers coffee. After a guest accepts, the host asks, “con leche or Americano?” What have they just asked, and what’s the correct answer?
4. After using the toilet in Ecuador, what is the one thing that should absolutely not be done – particularly if one is a guest at someone’s house? What should absolutely be done?
5. After deciding to move to the Cordillera, a person goes looking for a Queen-sized down comforter. What’s the Cordillera, how likely is one to find a down comforter, and what is the Ecuadorian way to say, “Queen-sized”?

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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