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.
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 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!
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.