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Quito, Ecuador: How to Raise a Family Abroad

We moved to Quito, Ecuador in 2004. Our three oldest children were in 6th grade, 4th grade and 3rd grade, and had up until that point been exclusively home-schooled. In the space of six months – from January to June of that year – we moved them to another country, enrolled them in school and […]

Quito, Ecuador: The Many Ways to Get Around

Quito is the capital city of Ecuador. Nestled high in the Andes Mountains, it sits in a “bowl” of sorts—about 35 miles long and 5 miles wide. Navigating this beautiful city can be a bit tricky, depending on where you are. In “Old Town,” which has buildings dating back to the 16th century, the streets […]

Quito, Ecuador: A Few Tips

Quito, Ecuador is located high in the Andes mountains. This beautiful city is a mix of historical and modern, with buildings dating back as far as the 1500’s nestled right next to brand new, modern office buildings. For 12 years, my family and I called Quito our home. We learned to speak Spanish, immersed ourselves […]