Want to know how much it costs for two people to live and travel in Nicaragua for two and a half months? Take a look at our breakdown to find out if we came in under budget!
It's amazing how just a few days against your travel philosophy can affect your budget. Although we are under budget again, it was a close run thing.
Part of our 'what do things cost?' series, this article outlines the typical costs in El Salvador for a budget backpacker, to allow us (and you) to make a comparison of living and travel costs across Latin America.
Part of our 'what do things cost?' series, this article outlines the typical costs in Mexico for a budget backpacker, to allow us (and you) to make a comparison of living and travel costs across Latin America.
We spent this entire month in Nicaragua - motorbiking the dirt roads of Ometepe, wandering the streets of Granada by foot and spending a wonderful week on the Corn Islands after a gruelling boat journey.
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Yet another under-budget month, and whilst that may have meant making tuna salad picnics on a bathroom floor for a week, we enjoyed every minute of it.
Mexico, Guatemala and El Salvador - this month involved a couple of DIY border crossings and a big activity but with some cheap food options and a 11 day stint in our favourite Guatemala hostel, we managed to come in under budget, yet again.
There was no way we were going to be able to manage on a budget of £15 a day without knowing exactly where ever penny or peso was going, so we turned back to the budget app that kept us honest when we saving for this trip - MoneyWise.
There are no two ways about it. Travelling on a budget can be difficult, but over the last six months we've learnt a few tips and tricks to help our £15 each a day go that little bit further!
We set out on this trip determined to spend, on average, no more than £30 a day between us. Regardless of country, lifestyle and drinking opportunities we wanted to prove to you, and ourselves, that living on a strict budget needn't mean you can't see the world.
So, did we manage to stick to our budget in the first six months?
Guatemala is a cheap country. If you eat and drink with locals, look around for cheaper accommodation and are even a little savvy when arranging activities, you can live like a king with change to spare from your £15/day.