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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

NOVEMBER 2016: Why not read our Mexico Retirement Reviews. OVERVIEW: I made my way from Progreso to Merida by public transport (Colectivo). Progreso is a small beach town 30 minutes north of Merida. In Progreso, I stayed in a GRANDPAcking Standard homestay: the Abrazarse Life B&B. I got the Abrazarse at a discounted rate of MXP533 / night (US$29). It was very homely and comfortable. It was time to head for Merida. I have heard so many nice things about it … I planned to stay in Merida over the end of October Festival of Souls and the Day of the Dead Festival on the 1st […]

Merida – Mexico – Information

OCTOBER 2016: OVERVIEW: My costs start in Rio Lagartos and include: Public transport from Rio Lagartos to Progreso 3 nights in GRANDPAcking Standard accommodation Food & Drink Mobile Data / Communications CROSS REFERENCES: For more detail, read about Progreso. 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 […]

Progreso – Mexico – GRANDPAcking Costs

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