San Cristobal - Walkway View 2
JUNE 2017: Why not read our Retirement Reviews. For a detailed breakdown of Holiday and Retirement Costs, read about San Cristobal GRANDPAcking Costs. OVERVIEW: I made my way from Antigua, Guatemala to San Cristobal, Mexico by Shuttle Bus. The journey took 11 hours. ANTIGUA – GUATEMALA: I booked 3 nights in the […]

San Cristobal de las Casas – Mexico – Information



San Cristobal - Pedestrian Street 3
MAY 2017: Click here to read our Guatemala Retirement Reviews. Click here to read our Mexico Retirement Reviews. OVERVIEW: I started in San Pedro La Laguna on Lake Atitlan, Guatemala and made my way to Antigua, Guatemala. From Antigua, I caught a ‘direct’ shuttle to San Cristobal de las Casas, Mexico. Read this post for a detailed break-down […]

Antigua – Guatemala – to – San Cristobal de las ...



Travel Information
GENERIC: Click here to read our Retirement Reviews. OVERVIEW: According to a new report from International Living, adventuresome ‘Baby Boomers’ have embraced slow-travel strategies which allow them to not simply vacation abroad … but to live a comfortable and affordable roving retirement overseas. They’re spending less to see the world in retirement than […]

Retirement Trends – Slow Travel Strategies



Zipolite - Another Sunset 2
APRIL 2017: Click here to read our Guatemala Retirement Reviews. Click here to read our Mexico Retirement Reviews. OVERVIEW: I stayed in Zipolite, Oaxaca, Mexico for 6 weeks … I initially planned to stay only 3 weeks … but, it was such a nice ‘vibe’ that I decided to stay longer. Read this post for a detailed break-down […]

Tapachula – Mexico – to – Lake Atitlan – Guatemala



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MARCH 2017: OVERVIEW: My costs start in Tapachula, Mexico and include: A long distance (over-night) ADO Bus from Tapachula to Pochutla 18 nights in GRANDPAcking Standard accommodation Food & Drink Mobile Data / Communications Lots of partying CROSS REFERENCES: For more detail, read about Zipolite. Click here to read about Retirement Locations in this country. Click […]

Zipolite – Mexico – GRANDPAcking Costs



Zipolite - Brisa Marina - Beach Hammocks
MARCH 2017: Why not read our Retirement Reviews. For a detailed breakdown of Holiday and Retirement Costs, read about Zipolite GRANDPAcking Costs. OVERVIEW: I made my way from Lake Atitlan, Guatemala to Zipolite, Mexico by Lancha, Shuttle, and long distance ADO bus. In Lake Atitlan, I stayed in a GRANDPAcking Standard hotel: the […]

Zipolite – Mexico – Information



San Pedro - Lake Sunrise
MARCH 2017: Click here to read our Guatemala Retirement Reviews. Click here to read our Mexico Retirement Reviews. OVERVIEW: I stayed in San Pedro La Laguna on Lake Atitlan for nearly 2 months … I went for 3 weeks to do Spanish Classes … but, it was such a nice ‘vibe’ that it was very hard […]

Lake Atitlan – Guatemala – to – Zipolite – Mexico



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JANUARY 2017: OVERVIEW: My costs start in Panajachel, Lake Atitlan and include: A lancha (boat) from Panajachel to San Pedro 38 nights in GRANDPAcking Standard accommodation Food & Drink Mobile Data / Communications 21 Days of Spanish Classes CROSS REFERENCES: For more detail, read about San Pedro. Click here to read about Retirement Locations in this […]

San Pedro LL – Guatemala – GRANDPAcking Costs