Quito Fors & Againsts


  • Relationship between people and authorities is based on the principles of democracy
  • Not expensive for living
  • Mostly negative attitude to cigarettes
  • Clean air without pollution
  • Very good healthcare system
  • Good safety
  • Women really do not have to worry about safety
  • Internet speed is excellent
  • Not overfilled with people
  • Great atmosphere for making new acquaintances and friends


  • Freedom of speech is quite limited
  • Students do not score enough for the average educational level
  • Not favorable business environment
  • Terrible road conditions, traffic is extremely difficult
  • Not appropriate for families with children
  • Bad English, it’s not easy to communicate with locals
  • Very wet and humid weather
  • Not a lot of cafes and restaurants, places to relax and have some entertainment
  • Current weather is chilly