money saving

what do things cost in mexico?

what do things cost in mexico?

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.

what we spent: month six

what we spent: month six

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.

16 secrets to surviving on a backpacker's budget

16 secrets to surviving on a backpacker's budget

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!

what we spent: month five

what we spent: month five

Mexico has many wonderful cheap things for travellers: music around every corner, delicious street food and wonderful beaches. One thing it does not have however, is cheap long-distance transport.