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

We are often asked about our Spain cost of living compared to 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?

Before moving to Spain, we thought that the cost of living in Europe was going to be expensive.  Of course we had our doubts that we would be able to live on the budget we set for our family of 4.  We made it happen and with the right choices you can too.

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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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Laos & Thailand Trip Costs For 1 Month A Family of 4

We are going to mix things up a bit this time and share our Laos and Thailand trip costs 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.

Is family travel affordable in Southeast Asia?  We share the details of our Laos and Thailand trip costs for 1 Month as a family of four. You get all of the details and we also break down the cost per country. Read more on WagonersAbroad.com

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Cost Of Living In Chiang Mai – Family Style!

I thought I would provide you with a list showing the cost of everyday things around Chiang Mai.  The list is a bit random, but I wanted to cover as much as I could for you.  If there is anything you are curious about, and it isn’t covered below, ask now.  I will do my best to figure out the price for you.

Cost of Living Chiang Mai Thailand

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Essential Tips To Estimate the Cost of Living

Cost of LivingTwo very popular questions we are asked are “How did you plan your budget?” and “How did you figure out the Cost of Living?”.  These two simple questions can almost paralyze your mind when you are contemplating a move or even a long holiday.  We are going to help you out and make it seem easy! Continue reading

Living Abroad Budget in Spain- Actual Spend (Months 5,6 & 7)

We are now in our 8th month and it’s time to provide you an overview/summary of our Budget in Spain and our actual spend this Quarter.  This post happens to cover months five, six and seven or Quarter 1 of 2013.  Continue reading

Our Budget for Living Abroad and Reality (First 4 months)

Ok, so we have been away for a few months now and it is time to see where we are with the budget.  A huge part of this trip was planning our budget.  What can we afford?  What kind of lifestyle can we have and for what price?  With countless hours of research, and the help of a few tax calculators prior to departing, we found so many people willing to share their information.  This is what helped us plan our Budget for Living Abroad. Budget_for_Living_Abroad_and_Reality Continue reading