Melanie is originally from the United Kingdom. She first came to Ecuador during her travels in 2013. While she was here, she met her husband and after a year back in the UK, she came back to Ecuador to start a new adventure. Now she is enjoying life on the Ecuadorian coast. In the UK, Melanie worked as an accountant for 15 years, during which time she gained more responsibility and experience. She has been teaching English on the coast of Ecuador.