Cost Of Living In Spain For A Family Of 4 – All Expenses Shared

We lived along the beautiful southern coast of Spain for nearly two years.  It was in a small town named Almuñécar and we used this as our home base to explore more of Europe as well.  We kept track of every expenditure along the way and have shared our cost of living in Spain with you.  This page is a compilation of our expenses in Spain and how much it really cost for our family of 4 to live in Spain.

What is the cost of living in Spain for a family of 4? We've captured all of our costs for a year to share with you. Including a 6 week European road trip! Read more on WagonersAbroad.com

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1 Month of Expenses in Thailand and Laos

We are going to mix things up a bit this time and share our expenses with you in a different way.  We usually go by calendar month, so I will share that info with you.  I also think there is some use to viewing the expenses within one country as well, so I will add that too.

Cost of living 1 month of expenses Thailand and Laos

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Costs – 1 European Road Trip & 2 Months In Thailand

Spend Money or Save Money

It is time to talk money people!

I know this is what you have been waiting for, because people are actually contacting us and asking.  Of course we always share it all with you and that includes exactly what we are spending.  I haven’t done a budget post since leaving Spain, as I have been trying to figure out our routine and get a handle on things.

 

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Thailand Inexpensive? It Was Supposed To Be!

I first visited Thailand over 20 years ago and back then it was dirt cheap.  I think I spent a total of $1000 for a 2 week backpacking trip from Bangkok to Singapore, including my airfare from the US!  Now I have returned as a family of 4 and it doesn’t always feel like it’s the greatest deal around anymore.
Thailand inexpensive - it was supposed to be

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Comparison of USA and Spain Cost Of Living (Show me the money $)

We are often asked about how much everyday things cost in Spain and how does that compare with the USA.  You know, the cost of daily life to just live and do what you want to do.  This was a question that came to us in our post – What Do You Want To Know or Have Us Show?

We have been asked, “How can you possibly live in Europe for less than the USA?”, as Western Europe has the reputation of “being expensive”.  Do you think you could live off of less and save money if you tried?  Do you think it is just too difficult or just not possible?  Anything is possible if you simplify your life!

USA and Spain Comparison

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Our Budget and Actual Spend (January – March 2014) – 3 Months Living In Spain

Actual Spend Living in Spain 3 months (January - March 2014)It is time to talk money, money, money!  Oh how I love doing these.

Why do we share our budget and actual spend with you?  We hope it helps as a guide in case you are planning to live or vacation in Spain or visit any of the other destination we visit.  Again, everything is different for each family, based on your lifestyle and choices, so this is only a guide.  Plus, it seems that some of you like to read them too, so that is good.

I can’t believe we have been living in Spain for 19 months and are still pretty much on track with our budget.  In this post we will show you Quarter 1 (January – March 2014) Actual Spend.  Continue reading

Our Budget And Actual Spend (Months 14,15 &16) – Living In Spain

How in the world is time flying by so fast?  I can’t believe we have been living in Spain for 16 months and are still on track with our budget.  In this post we will show you Quarter 4 (October – December 2013) Actual Spend.  In the past we have shared our budget of $100/day for the family of 4.  The main reason for stating it that way vs. $3000 a month is there are a few months that have 31 days.  I know that doesn’t seem like much, but I am just trying to be sure we give you an accurate representation of what we are spending. Continue reading

Top 10 Posts for 2013 – They May Surprise You

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We just wanted to share with you our Top 10 posts for the year.  There was a tie for number 10, so you will see 11 listed.  We have had a great year and we love keeping track of it all on Wagoners Abroad.  We have an important milestone coming up on Monday, so stay tuned for a bigger trip down memory lane.  We can’t thank you enough for following along, commenting, interacting, contacting us and supporting us.  You make all of the hard work that goes into blogging worth it.  Thanks!
Top 10 Posts for 2013

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