Category Archives: Q & A From our Readers

A Reader Asks About Volunteering in Chiang Mai

Hi Akaisha and Billy, We’ve spoken in the past and I’ve found your encouragement and information valuable. While I’ve moved to San Miguel de Allende, I’m currently exploring SE Asia. I find myself in Chiang Mai, enjoying the city but, … Continue reading

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Spending My Retirement Helping Others

Where is the least expensive place I can retire and live like a king and help the people and children of that area? I have retired and am looking to maybe do like you all did for a while. Travel around for low dollars and live well with people. Continue reading

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Affordable Beach Places to Stay in Mexico

We stayed in the older, colonial section of town in Mazatlan which was close to the beach, and we paid $5 a night for our hotel. Today, that same room with Wifi access runs about $12 a night when you stay multiple nights. Continue reading

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Our Readers Worry About Medical Insurance

We fully realize that the idea of medical tourism might not appeal to those with growing families and a full work and school schedule, but for retirees who do not want to carry a policy that costs them thousands of dollars a month this is a workable option. Continue reading

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Move to Mexico? $2k a Month?

Dear Billy & Akaisha, My wife and I have become enamored with the idea of moving to Progresso, MX when we are retired (5 more years for me). We are very much homebodies, that like to eat the local cuisine … Continue reading

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Single Traveler Lodging Question

Hello Billy and Akaisha, I’ve had a brief look through your guide so far and one thing that caught my eye was that you appear to have both couchsurfed and stayed in hostel dorms. Want to change your life? Make … Continue reading

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Traveler’s Belly

My intent to demonstrate that even a world traveler has to overcome personal challenges. Continue reading

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