Tag Pages For: Tlaquepaque


2016 GRANDPAcking
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


JULY 2016: Click here to read our Mexico Retirement Reviews. OVERVIEW: I made my way from Puerto Vallarta to Tlaquepaque to attend Spanish Immersion Classes. I stayed in a Homestay for 14 nights. I pre-booked the Homestay through my Spanish School. The cost was US$21 / night including Breakfast and Lunch Monday-Saturday. The Homestay was a pleasant surprise. I was expecting a room in a house with an ensuite … what I got was my own separate unit. I completed my Spanish classes and it was time to move on. MY PLAN: I am not in Mexico at the best time of year. Down south near Oaxaca it is the […]

Tlaquepaque – Mexico – To Ajijic


JULY 2016: Click here to read our Mexico Retirement Reviews. OVERVIEW: It is recommended that, if you plan to live in or travel in Mexico for any length of time, you should try and learn some Spanish. I made my way from Puerto Vallarta to Tlaquepaque to attend Spanish Immersion Classes. CULTURLINGUA: I took the middle-priced Tlaquepaque option for US$650. You are, usually, quoted in US$s – but can pay either in US$s or in MXP (at the conversion rate on the day of payment). I was willing to pay a bit extra for private classes. Other schools only had 2 hours of group […]

Tlaquepaque – Mexico – Spanish Immersion Classes



JULY 2016: Click here to read our Mexico Retirement Reviews. OVERVIEW: I had made my way from Manila, Philippines to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico and I stayed in the Plaza Santa Maria for 4 nights. I pre-booked this hotel using Expedia and I paid a discounted price of US$29 / night. It was Low Season and this was one of the best rates that I could find … in High Season, it would have been very hard to find something in Puerto Vallarta within our GRANDPAcking budget. Note to self: I may have to get off of the ‘beaten path’ in Mexico if I am going to […]

Puerto Vallarta – Mexico – To Tlaquepaque