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About the Team: Meet the Storyteller Tech Crew

Meet the Storyteller Tech Team

Storyteller Tech has two writers: Dena Haines and Bryan Haines.

Bryan and Dena are also co-founders of this brand. Bryan and Dena founded the site in 2009. Learn more about Storyteller Tech

Storyteller Tech Writers

All site content is created in-house by Bryan and Dena.

More About Bryan and Dena

Bryan and I met in 1997. We became friends, fell in love, and got married in 1999. Drew (our daughter) was born a year and a half later.

Back in 2009, we did something kind of crazy. We sold our house and almost everything we owned (including our advertising agency) and moved from Canada to Ecuador. We wanted to move where the cost of living was lower, so we could work less and have more time with our daughter as she grew up.

Our daughter at a fish market in the Galapagos Islands

We love to travel, and always wanted to experience a different culture and learn a new language. We wanted the same for our daughter, so off we went. We spent six years there and loved it!

While living in Ecuador, we created a blog called GringosAbroad (now Storyteller.Travel). It became the largest English site about Ecuador in the world.

We write about travel, the expat experience, and the culture. When we started we didn’t really anticipate what an engaged group of friends we would meet, it’s so fun!

cuenca ecuador
This was taken in Cuenca Ecuador, our city for 6 years

We also created and managed the content marketing program for a client with hotels on three Galapagos islands.

On our first two trips to the Galapagos, we had a couple of DSLRs and a point-and-shoot camera.

For our third trip, we made sure we had a GoPro. What a difference that made!

sea turtle galapagos
sea lion galapagos

We loved using the GoPro. The images we captured were thrilling!

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Bryan shooting with the GoPro in the Galapagos highlands

Here is a short video of some of the amazing things we saw.

Should You Get a GoPro
Taken near Digby, Nova Scotia