Is there anything I need to know in order to get along better with the Ecuadorians in general?
Ecuadorians are very friendly to visitors and like to show their hospitality through greetings and by expressing curiosity towards other people’s cultures and traditions. Saying good morning, good evening and good night goes a long way in Ecuadorian society. Practicing your basic Spanish will also endear you with them as it shows respect for their culture.
Is the metric system used in Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands?
Ecuador uses the metric system but in Galapagos, some nautical measurements (nautical miles, knots) will occasionally be stated in the imperial system due to traditional usage.
Is there a quick way to calculate Fahrenheit into Celsius?
°F to °C: Deduct 32, then multiply by 5, then divide by 9 °C to °F: Multiply by 9, then divide by 5, then add 32
Or simply download a conversion app for your mobile device.