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2016: Click here to read our Retirement Reviews. OVERVIEW: This video shows you what 2 GRANDPAckers can do in 1 year on (an average of) less than US$55 / EU€50 / GB£43 per day. From The Philippines to Central America: So, when are you going to start?! … TTFN

GRANDPAcking 2016



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NOVEMBER 2016: Why not read our Mexico Retirement Reviews. OVERVIEW: In Merida, I stayed in a GRANDPAcking Standard hotel: the Doralba Inn. I booked the Doralba at a 58% discount: MXP469 / night (US$26). This included a Buffet Breakfast. I had some fun in Merida at the Procession of Souls. It was time to head for Uxmal to do some more LIVING. MERIDA TO UXMAL: I made my way 60 kms south from Merida to Uxmal on a second class public bus. From the Doralba it was a 20 minute walk to the ADO Bus Terminal. Buses to Uxmal leave every 1 to 1.5 hours during the day. I […]

Uxmal – Mexico – Maya Ruins



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NOVEMBER 2016: OVERVIEW: My costs start in Progreso and include: Public transport from Progreso to Merida 8 nights in GRANDPAcking Standard accommodation Food & Drink Mobile Data / Communications CROSS REFERENCES: For more detail, read about Merida. Click here to read about Retirement Locations in this country. Click here for detailed Travel Information and more Travel Budgets in this country. Read About – GRANDPAcking Costs if you don’t know how to interpret my figures. SPREADSHEET SUMMARY: MY ACTUAL 1 PERSON GRANDPAcking COSTS: Cost Of Existence (COE): My costs are purely provided for information purposes. I do not always follow ‘GRANDPAcking Standards’. In fact, I deviate from them all of the […]

Merida – Mexico – GRANDPAcking Costs



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OCTOBER 2016: Click here to read our Mexico Retirement Reviews. OVERVIEW: I made my way from Rio Lagartos to Progreso by public transport (local buses). Rio Lagartos was a very quiet fishing village on Mexico’s northern coast with a nice estuary setting. In Rio Lagartos, I stayed in a GRANDPAcking Standard hotel: the Punta Ponto. Rio Lagartos accommodation is particularly expensive for GRANDPAckers; it is very hard to get accommodation for under US$40 / night. I found the Punta going at a discounted rate of US$37 / night including breakfast. This was the most that I have paid for a room in the 2 years that I have been […]

Progreso – Mexico – (Secret) Information