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Welcome to Coastal Expats Magazine.  We want to be your trusted source for living and visiting the beautiful coast of Ecuador. Coastal Expats is concentrated on three major regions: Salinas, Montanita/Olon, and Manta.  With writers in each of those areas, we will bring you monthly articles on coastal expat living as well as features on things to see and do, restaurant reviews, and inside information only known by locals.

COVER STORY - Blue Box Insurance. Expats #1 Choice

COVER STORY – Blue Box Insurance. Expats #1 Choice.

COASTAL, ON-LINE ISSUE 03 By: Sara Canez. Photos: Courtesy of Blue Box When looking to buy Insurance in Cuenca, the best option is Blue Box Insurance.  Blue Box Insurance was awarded “Best Insurance Agency” this year in GringoPost, and is most deserving of this award. Not only is Blue Box one of the top 10
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CITIZEN JOURNALISM – How to make money living abroad (and start BEFORE you leave home)

Amelia and JP, the popular video bloggers, explain how to make money living abroad.
You don’t want to miss viewing this popular video by going to the latest issue of Coastal Expats Magazine.

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TRAVEL & ADVENTURE – Paradise Found – Ecuador’s Sacred Valley and the Secret of Eternal Youth

TRAVEL & ADVENTURE – Paradise Found – Ecuador’s Sacred Valley and the Secret of Eternal Youth

COASTAL, ON-LINE ISSUE 03 By Jeff Salz Photos: Courtesy of Jeff Salz If you are looking for a magnificent escape—easy, safe, sane, serene and comfortable—to regain your mental health in these crazy-making times, the Izhcayluma Ecolodge is the place to “be.” To “do”—not so much. But that’s the whole idea. “Nothing happens here,” boasts founder
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EVERYDAY SPANISH/ Shopping Lingo

EVERYDAY SPANISH/ Shopping Lingo

COASTAL, ON-LINE ISSUE 03. Sponsored by Spanish teacher Amélia Vinçon. To learn more, contact Amelia 0969863647. Most expats struggle to learn Spanish, yet most agree that learning Spanish is advantageous in relocating and getting settled into life in Cuenca. To aid in this transition, Cuenca Expats Magazine will have in each upcoming issue a practical
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HEALTH TIPS – Motivation to Start an Exercise Program

COASTAL, ON-LINE ISSUE 03. Sponsor By: Bienestar y Salud en tus Manos. Photo: FoxGym Cuenca. It can be difficult to start an exercise program and even more difficult to maintain it. To get started, you should first determine your initial level of fitness: weight, the time it takes to walk one mile (1.6 km), how
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CITIZEN JOURNALISM - My Observations of Living in Olon

CITIZEN JOURNALISM – My Observations of Living in Olon

COASTAL, ON-LINE ISSUE 03 By Mark Bradbury. Photos: Courtesy of Mark Bradbury These are my observations just after I arrived in Olon: Wednesday, November 18, 2015. It’s been almost three weeks since I landed here in Ecuador, and so far, things are going well. I had some early culture shock, having never visited this country
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CITIZEN JOURNALISM - La Cultura de la Bahia de Manabi

CITIZEN JOURNALISM – La Cultura de la Bahia de Manabi

COASTAL, ON-LINE ISSUE 03. By Mark Bradbur. Photos: Courtesy of Mark Bradbury The Bahía Culture (500 BC – 500 AD) was a pre-Columbian culture of Ecuador, originating in what is now the Manabí Province on the Pacific Coast, and spread from Bahía de Caráquez to the Andean foothills to the east. Their ceramic tradition was one of the first found north of the Andes.
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EVERYDAY SPANISH/ Shopping Lingo

EVERYDAY SPANISH/ Shopping Lingo

COASTAL, ON-LINE ISSUE 03. Sponsored by Spanish teacher Amélia Vinçon. To learn more, contact Amelia 0969863647. Most expats struggle to learn Spanish, yet most agree that learning Spanish is advantageous in relocating and getting settled into life in Cuenca. To aid in this transition, Cuenca Expats Magazine will have in each upcoming issue a practical
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CITIZEN JOURNALISM - Coastal Community Action Groups

CITIZEN JOURNALISM – Coastal Community Action Groups

COASTAL, ON-LINE ISSUE 02.  By Henry G Noël Photos: Henry G Noël We may never know the extent of the impact resulting from the numerous and conflicting policy changes enacted by local and federal governments to justify their reaction to the 2020 pandemic called Covid-19. Regardless of whether you are a pro-government-reaction or antigovernment-reaction, one
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CITIZEN JOURNALISM -Recue on the Beach

CITIZEN JOURNALISM – RESCUE ON THE BEACH

COASTAL, ON-LINE ISSUE 02 By Mark Bradbury I start most days in Olon with a walk on the beach; it’s a great place to set your mind straight and get yourself in a good mood. After a good breakfast, I head to the beach. One day, I was poking along, looking for interesting things when
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CITIZEN JOURNALISM – The Rebirth of Communities

COASTAL, ON-LINE ISSUE 01 By Henry G. Noël Photos By: Henry G. Noël Sitting on my 7th-floor balcony, sipping a freshly brewed cup of coffee, I can witness the flickering lights of the fishing boats bouncing slowly along in the darkness as they head out of the bay to gather their morning catch. The night’s
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Hola from Manta and the Beautiful Province of Manabi

CITIZEN JOURNALISM – Hola from Manta and the Beautiful Province of Manabi

COASTAL, ON-LINE ISSUE 01 By Mark Bradbury Photos by Mark Bradbury Many of you who have been reading Cuenca Expats Magazine may know about Manta over here on the Coast, but for those of you who don’t know our great city and its surrounding communities, we welcome you to a new chapter in your reading
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