Tag Archives: Budget

Central America Budget

After four months in Central America, I spent a total of $3,692.21. The total probably would have been cheaper had I not chosen to stay so far away from Guatemala City in my last week in the country. The taxi fares averaged about $45 (Q360) for round trip. Along with the distance, I also had […]

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Antigua, Guatemala Budget Guide

Most likely if you go to Guatemala, you’re going to go to Antigua. Love it or hate it, this is the home-base for most travelers when they’re here. It may be pricier than Lago de Atitlán, and it’s definitely full of many more tourists than Guatemala City or Xela, but that’s Antigua. The city is […]

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Guide to Caye Caulker

After spending 10 days in Caye Caulker, I must say that it should be on every backpacker’s itinerary if they’re heading to Belize. However, I could have been better about traveling on a budget. Here’s how you can save better than me: General Tips Buy one bottled water at a restaurant, then buy a gallon […]

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End Trip Budget

I should probably keep a better eye on the budget. After traveling seven weeks on the West Coast, I went over budget by $51.88. The biggest expense was food, which took up 29 percent of my budget. Had I followed my advice and ate Subway or fast food every night, I probably could have brought […]

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One-Month Budget Breakdown

Today marks exactly four weeks since I started traveling from Wichita. I’ll be honest. I haven’t kept to my budget, and San Diego was among some of the worst of my budget overloading. So, how does everything stack up? Arizona (Two weeks) – Prescott, Grand Canyon, Phoenix Flight: $110.90 Local Transportation: $79.64 (Gas, Shuttle from […]

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