When people back home and even some Latin Americans suspect that you either are a drug dealer or work for the CIA because they literally have no idea how you support yourself.
Where are the best places to break a 500 peso bill in Mexico?
Discussing the topic of territorial tax systems and second residencies in Latin America for gringos thinking of a life down here as expats.
Discussing the very different reactions gringos have to paying the locals for whatever good or service. Some turn every interaction into a battle for the last penny, others rejoice the “life hack” of how cheap things are and a few bitch about how little gringos pay as being an example of “post colonialism” and shit like that. Let’s discuss with examples.
Aren’t most expats in Latin America basically billionaires with excessive wealth? Don’t you need lots of money to make it abroad down here?
So many young people focused on life in Latin America only talk about the low cost of living. But if your cost of living was 500 and you only made 495, how good is that? Too many forget the other variable…