Connie Pombo

Connie Pombo

Connie Pombo is a travel journalist and Yahoo Contributor who now lives in Cuenca, Ecuador where she is able to give a unique perspective on expat life. She is the author of two books, including “Living and Retiring in Cuenca: 101 Questions Answered” which has become a best-selling Kindle book. Connie is also the contributing author to 40 books, including the acclaimed Chicken Soup for the Soul series.

Connie studied Health Information Management at Whitworth University and has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Counseling and Biblical Studies from Moody Northwest.

Connie has lived in Japan, Italy and now South America where she writes for International Living and The Best of Living and Retiring in Ecuador.
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Bachelor of Arts, Health Information Management, Whitworth University


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  • Puerto Lopez
    If you've ever wondered about taking a perfect vacation on the Central Coast of Ecuador, look no further than Puerto Lopez which is the gateway to Isla de la Plata, Machalilla National Park and a haven for snorkeling and other major tourist attractions.
  • Top Three Reasons Why Expats Leave Cuenca, Ecuador
    Cuenca, Ecuador is the number one retirement haven in the world, but it's not without its flaws. Find out why many expats leave after less than two years.
  • Negotiating the Medical System in Cuenca, Ecuador
    Cuenca, Ecuador has state-of-the-art medical facilities, but there are a few things you need to keep in mind as you begin your expat medical journey.
  • Traveling to Ecuador
    Ecuador is considered a developing country and safety should be one of your first considerations. A few simple precautions will allow you to enjoy your time and give you peace of mind as you enjoy this "emerald" of South America.
  • Isla De La Plata
    If you're looking for a cheaper way to experience the Galapagos Islands, consider Isla de la Plata as an exciting new alternative. The cost is a mere $35 compared to thousands of dollars which you can easily spend in the Galapagos.
  • Los Frailes, Ecuador
    Some have called Los Frailes the most beautiful beach on the Pacific Coast of Ecuador and undoubtedly the most pristine. With gentle waves, crystal clear waters and snorkeling opportunities it is a must-have destination for those visiting Ecuador.
  • The Waterfalls of Giron, Ecuador
    The waterfalls of Giron have been described as the most beautiful part of Ecuador and yet it's mostly overlooked as a tourist destination. Now you will find out how to get to this paradise and what to do once you get there.
  • How to Find a Condo Rental in Cuenca, Ecuador
    Looking for a condo rental in Cuenca is easy if you know what to look for and who to contact. Follow these simple steps and you'll be enjoying five-star living at one-star prices.
  • Culture Shock Overseas
    There are ways to minimize culture shock in a new culture. Find out how you can improve your overseas expat experience with a few helpful hints.
  • Retirement Overseas: You Can't Afford Not To!
    Retirement overseas, once considered a luxury, is now almost a necessity for many baby boomers who want to make their retirement dollars stretch and to enjoy five-star living at one-star prices. Find out what else is available on a pensioner's income.
  • Top Five Reasons to Retire in Cuenca, Ecuador
    Retirement overseas was once considered a luxury and now it's a necessity. Baby boomers are finding their retirement dollars are stretching further in one of the world's most affordable and luxurious destinations -- Cuenca, Ecuador!
  • How to Write a Winning Chicken Soup Story
    Writing a Chicken Soup story is simple if you know the "recipe." If followed correctly,you will increase your chances of being published.

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