Thinking of Moving to Ecuador? Take this Short Quiz (#24)


1. When printing a page from the computer, here in Ecuador, the printer jams. What could very likely be the problem?
2. When buying some tomatoes, the shop keeper asks “Riñón (Pronounced Reen-yón) or del arbol (Áre-bowl)?” What’s the correct answer?
3. A visiting youngster says they only eat Frosted Flakes for breakfast. What could be said to the youngster?
4. At a U.S. style Grocery store, an employee helps take the bagged food to one’s car or waiting taxi. Is it customary to tip them for this service? If so, how much?
5. In Cuenca, a popular Expat retirement community, it is very common for people to say that it is safe to drink the water. Is that true?

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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* Alternatively, one can go to Amazon and buy the book Mas Despacio 1,000 things to consider before moving to Ecuador for only $9.99.

Stay tuned for more questions in a few days.

Rick Ochoa

Blue Box

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