This post is part of a series about cheap travel to a variety of destinations. Check out my other cheap travel posts: Italy France UK Morocco USA I loooove Guatemala. I first visited in 2003, then lived there from 2004 to 2006, and have lived there since 2012. Cheap flights to Guatemala… Read more
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Buy no groceries for a month challenge: 2 weeks update
I am on a challenge to buy no groceries except fruits and vegetables for a full month. I decided to enter the challenge after I’d gone back home to the jungle, so didn’t previously shop in anticipation. I am doing the challenge because I hate going shopping all the time (on a normal month I… Read more
Little house in Guatemala, February 2015
You know you aren’t updating your blog nearly enough when you had time to build half a house since the last update… Since November, I have been in full construction mode, although the builders took two weeks off around Christmas and I managed to escape all of January and spent a month in Europe. For… Read more
Financial goals 2014 in review
Happy New Year! I hope everyone had a good break and may 2015 be full of happiness, laughter, health and wealth. I spent the past few days crunching numbers and reviewing goals, before thinking about the year ahead, and here are the final results of 2014’s goals.
A little life update
You may have noticed that things have been pretty quiet over here, and to be honest, I think they’ll remain quiet until the end of the year. A lot has happened in “real life” and that has taken up most of my energy, so for the past month I was either crashing in bed exhausted… Read more
Little house in Guatemala, it was 2 years ago…
I can’t believe it was two years ago when I arrived in Guatemala with only one suitcase, ready to live in the remote Northern region of Petén, where (my now ex-)BF and I had bought a house I had never seen but in pictures. Here is a small recap of all that has happened… It… Read more
House swap with Guatemala anyone?
I wrote a post recently about how I am such a spoiled girl and living on the beach all year long has deterred me of going on beach holidays anymore, even though I live by a lake and those would be by the sea. Belize and Honduras, in spite of having the world’s second largest… Read more
The cost of spending a winter in Guatemala
Retiring abroad permanently may not be in your long term plans, but how about escaping the long and dark winters for 3-6 months a year? Sounds like a good compromise between living abroad and staying at home? I have already talked a bit about how much it costs to live in Guatemala, but this post… Read more
Of course the rich want to keep the middle class down!
Financial Samurai had an interesting post recently asking if rich and powerful people are trying to keep the middle class down. I went through the comments and was really surprised to find that the vast majority said “of course not!” and there were some shy “maybes”, mostly pointing the rich are trying to keep their… Read more
Little house in Guatemala, month 21
Time for a new life and house update, click here if you would like to see the Guatemala archives. It has been another busy month around here, as I had to get back to real life after my brother visited for a full month and BF and I broke up. I came back home from… Read more
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