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How Much Does It Cost to Live in Colombia?

The country of Colombia is not in my World’s Cheapest Destinations book, but it is in my cheap living abroad book A Better Life for Half the Price. It has a whole lot going for it as a place to live.
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Latin American Capital Cities Where $40 or Less Gets a Double Hotel Room

In Latin American capital cities, how much does a couple have to spend to get a relatively nice hotel room? Where can two people get their own room with a private bathroom for $40 or less? From Mexico down through the
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The Cheapest Beach Towns to Escape to From the USA and Canada

If you live in the northern part of the northern hemisphere, you may be looking out the window at some very cold weather. At the same time, other people are looking out a wide-open window at blue skies, warm sun, and
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Mexico City Travel on a Budget

Today’s guest post is from Lydia Carey, an American expat who has spent many years living in Mexico. She’s the author of Mexico City Streets: La Roma. Take it away Lydia! If you haven’t been to Mexico City yet you are
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12 Cheap Travel Tips for Latin America

I started traveling a lot in Latin America after I had a child and needed to hit the ground running when returning from a trip. With two continents only varying by a few hours for time zones, staying in this hemisphere