| by Kenneth Chase | 100 comments

Apartment Tour // Cost of Living in Mexico!


Hi guys! Today I am going to be making a video about
my apartment here in Guadalajara, Mexico. And also just talking a little bit about the
general cost of living. I have had this apartment for 3 months. As a traveler, that’s a pretty long time! But I am going to be traveling somewhere else soon. So, you’re going to see my apartment. This is right outside my apartment right now. There’s a little garden that you walk
in and see, I love it because it just looks really refreshing every time I come in. As you walk in the gate, you see this lovely
kind of garden. That is my window there. And this tree up here is actually a guava
tree, so they drop down on the ground all the time here. Like that. They smell really good. So all of this here just smells amazing, like tropical fruits. And, I don’t think I can film them, but there
are hummingbird nests up there. And the hummingbirds come to my window very
often, and they look in the window. We see them all the time. I don’t think you can see them well at all,
but those are the hummingbird nests. This is my apartment – this is kind of both
the living room and the kitchen area. This is where we work all the time and spend
a lot of the day. This is where I work, on my computer. There’s my camera. I just love this window, it looks out into
the garden. Pretty basic living room. This, I guess, is the kitchen…? This couch, when you sit down on it, it’s
an entrapping couch because it’s basically at an angle, so you’re falling backward as
you sit on it and then when you try to get up… It doesn’t let you. Leaving the kitchen behind, you go over here. This is the bedroom. The bed is not normally made so neatly. Some more windows – I love all the natural
light in this apartment. And as you can see, it looks out into this
pretty garden. Okay, moving on. This is the closet, which I don’t really want
to show you because I think it’s just going to look like a catastrophe – it does. It’s where we keep all of our… clothes,
obviously. Don’t even know why I need to say that. Staying here for such a long time in traveler terms made Livio and I go a little crazy with clothes. I’ll have to get rid of tons of stuff when
we leave. Actually, most of this is Livio’s – he has
way more clothes than I do. This is the exciting bathroom! So, you know, it’s really thrilling. Sink here, and “luxurious” shower, as you
can see. *sarcasm* And yeah, that’s the really exciting bathroom. Then you go back over here and you’re just
back where you started. So that’s my apartment here in Guadalajara. I hope that wasn’t too boring. I always love watching apartment tour videos
on YouTube, but then when I try and do my own, I always feel like they are… so boring. I hope that wasn’t the case! That’s my apartment here in Mexico, but how
much does it cost to actually live in Mexico? I think as with any country, that is an impossible
question to just answer in a few straight numbers, just because people have different
lifestyles. I’m just going to tell you what MY cost of
living is here in Mexico as a long-stay traveler. Also keep in mind that I am living in a city. Guadalajara is the capital of the Mexican
state of Jalisco. Obviously living in a city downtown is going
to be more expensive. So, one U.S. dollar is equivalent to 18 Mexican
pesos, plus 7 cents. So, just to kind of round it off a little,
I normally think that every 20 pesos is about a dollar. So how much do I pay for this apartment? I pay 8,000 Mexican pesos per month for this
apartment. That is equal to $442 in U.S. dollars. I live here with Livio, who’s been in a lot
of my videos – you’ve probably seen him. So split between two people, that’s only $221
per month for rent. Our apartment comes with cable TV, wi-fi,
electric, water, trash. There’s even a cleaning lady that comes and
cleans twice a week. And all of that is included in the rent. Even though paying $221 per month for rent is amazing,
and so cheap to me, this is actually kind of more on the expensive side and if we had
wanted to sacrifice a little bit on location, or the services that the apartment comes with, then we could have paid even half that easily. We are located in a very nice area of
Guadalajara, just a few blocks from a really popular, busy street called Chapultepec, that
always has stuff going on. And then a few streets the other way is a
university, so it’s just a really good area, and also safe. And that was really important to us. Okay, so how much are my other expenses living
in Mexico? Livio and I go to the supermarket about once
every two weeks, and we pay around 500 pesos every time. Again, split between two people, that is 250
pesos. 250 pesos=about $14. Paying $14 for groceries for 2 weeks is really
good. We like to go out to eat a lot, so I’d say
that we go out to eat once or twice a week. And maybe that is 150 – 200 pesos every time
we go out and eat. That’s for a full dinner and drinks as well. Here in Mexico, the Ubers are super cheap,
especially if you get Uber Pool, which we’ve been doing lately, and it’s even cheaper. So the other day we got an Uber to Centro,
which is about 15 minutes away, and it was the equivalent of 50 cents. 50 cents. Something I do every morning is I walk and
get a coffee, which is only 20 pesos. I kind of started thinking, I do this every
morning – maybe I’m spending too much money on coffee and I shouldn’t do it every day. But as I said, 20 pesos is about $1. So, then I thought, okay if I do it once a
day, then I’m only spending $30 a month to have this awesome, huge cup of coffee every day. I think that is pretty worth it. So this is considering that I am splitting
the cost between two people because I live here with Livio. So, ALL of my expenses living in Mexico: Rent
4,000 pesos a month Groceries, about 500 pesos a month. Uber, about 200 pesos a month. And eating out, 500 pesos a month. More or less – mas o menos. That brings us to a total of 5200 pesos, and
in U.S. dollars, that is… Only $287.68 So that is about what I spend
here living in Mexico for a month. I hope that this video – what am I doing?? Hope that this video was informative for some
of you out there, or interesting. Also, update – at the end of August, Livio
and I are moving on from Guadalajara. We will be moving out from this apartment
that I just took the time to show you. We have no idea really what country we’ll
be in….! Anyway, I will let you know when I know where
we’re going. And I’ll be filming my adventures,
and keep letting you know what’s going on. So hope you liked the video, if you subscribed,
that would be super, super awesome. And I will see you again soon. Bye!

100 Comments

Scott T Milton

Aug 8, 2018, 5:54 pm Reply

Stupid American Trash… Learn to do your makeup first of all… Go back to where you came from… Stupid white trash, useless pile of meat.

SS SB

Aug 8, 2018, 9:40 pm Reply

too much repetition…got boring after 5 mins

Alex GottmitUns

Aug 8, 2018, 8:29 am Reply

didn't mention utilities, internet/phone, etc….

Marco Pacheco

Aug 8, 2018, 5:46 am Reply

Que bonito hojos y esos labios como para aser una carne asada

Grandpa Pete

Aug 8, 2018, 10:22 pm Reply

Sick of tacos

Banned By Wonkette

Aug 8, 2018, 11:11 pm Reply

Pretty spartan apartment. It’s basically college student level and price.

See If I Care

Aug 8, 2018, 2:48 pm Reply

What beautiful big eyes you have

Jeffrey Elliott

Aug 8, 2018, 2:52 pm Reply

The American $$$$  can go so much farther in Mexico  in terms of living comfortably for anyone !!!    What's bad here in America is when we have to pay some assholes to sit and do nothing but collect outrageous taxes to begin with now that spells capital BAD in any langage  in America   !!!

bubblygranolachick

Sep 9, 2018, 4:34 am Reply

Anyone familiar with casita linda? Seriously so amazing and humble! American's don't need a BIG house. They don't even have their parents and children live near or with them. Priorities are clouded by " the American dream". Tiny houses are a trend to live more sustainably. I guess it's a good start. sigh greed is so unnecessary. You can live on less in America but a lot of people aren't willing to prepare their own food! Or buy a few things and the basic necessities. Poor isn't a big deal. Being dirt poor is a. problem though.

Willy Guthrie

Sep 9, 2018, 10:25 am Reply

Wow!! Those EYES!! Enchanting!!

antonio velazquez

Sep 9, 2018, 5:15 am Reply

$8000 pesos a month is expensive AF. $800_-$ 2000 is the average

Frank James

Sep 9, 2018, 4:37 pm Reply

LOOKS LIKE A PRISON !

Armando Benavidez

Sep 9, 2018, 4:54 pm Reply

Numbers lady numbers am I gonna save any money who cares about u sorry been seeing too much sharktank lol

Mark ledesma

Sep 9, 2018, 12:41 pm Reply

wow 18 to 1 is very good, when i went to PV it was 11 to 1.

Octavio Garcia

Sep 9, 2018, 5:42 am Reply

August 2018,,,,, OMG I remember this was one of my very first videos I love to watch about Gringos in Guadalajara… I remember I was in Love whit this beautiful girl

Nattan Pires

Sep 9, 2018, 11:21 pm Reply

Are you still living in Mexico?

Jackie

Sep 9, 2018, 10:55 pm Reply

Oh. My. God. That is extremely cheap for us Americans ? but of course it’s a completely different country and a completely different lifestyle.

tarakad narayanswami gopal

Sep 9, 2018, 12:02 pm Reply

?

نجم الجنوب

Sep 9, 2018, 4:13 pm Reply

والله ماجي افتهم شي بس اريد اجي المكسيك ?

Wendy Hunter

Oct 10, 2018, 2:46 am Reply

You should stay there. That's cheap for you…. Lol

Wendy Hunter

Oct 10, 2018, 2:48 am Reply

Deport Deport Deport Deport Deport and keep Deporting

ANALOG REALM

Oct 10, 2018, 6:53 pm Reply

Who cares if she makes USA currency all you haters telling her to make money in pesos are jealous haters man she probably struggled just like us that live in the us when she was living out here in the usa let her enjoy her stay out there in mexico she is paying the bills after all if she was a deadbeat I'd understand the hate but she's at least being responsible.

MeSeeks

Oct 10, 2018, 3:07 pm Reply

How come we don't see more of Mexico ?

Peter Jones

Oct 10, 2018, 10:01 pm Reply

Please don’t be a hater! It’s all about those amazing eyes!!

Nick Feizabal

Oct 10, 2018, 8:17 pm Reply

Living in Mexico while earning dollars, you are living the rich life with a usual salary in the US.

You know how to spend money.

Nick Feizabal

Oct 10, 2018, 8:19 pm Reply

Ok groceries can’t be 500 pesos a month in Guadalajara, i think you mean 500 a week.

Lord Valor

Oct 10, 2018, 10:51 pm Reply

Well…well..well…off and on for a while now for several years I’ve been thinking about moving out of the United States of America because the 770 USD I make each month don’t go or stretch that far or last very long in the United States of America and I’m financially struggling and having trouble staying afloat and paying bills in America with 770 USD a month…but if I move to Mexico with my American dollars it’s sounds like my financial troubles will be over in America and I’ll be pretty well off in Mexico with 1 lucky woman that wants to marry me and is willing to love me because I’m willing to love her and marry her in return and I’m also willing to share my American dollars with her, provide for her and take really good care of her and our future children once I meet that special and lucky lady…in America I’m considered poor and below poverty level…but if I move to Mexico I’ll be considered a wealthy rich 1st class person…I can go from poor to rich if i switch countries…in Mexico I won’t be financially struggling…with my current monthly income of 770 USD and I convert it to MXN that’s 14,507.87 MXN a month…I was looking at some of the comments below and some one said average Mexican citizen only makes 1680 MXN a month…1680 MXN a month is only 89.14 USD for the average Mexican locals…what a huge income difference between Mexican locals and American tourists , American travelers…1680 MXN a month x 12 = 20,160 MXN a year the average Mexican local earns…the average Mexican local would have to work 9 months just to make what I do in 1 month…I never realized until now how valuable the American dollar is to the Mexican people…if I do move down to Mexico I think I’ll be able to provide and give a lucky woman that’s wants to marry me and give our future children a decent wealthy lifestyle with the kind of money I make in American dollars..I’ll be able to afford and give our future children most stuff the average Mexican local didn’t have and couldn’t afford when they was growing up and being raised in Mexico even now in this modern day and age I can just imagine the average Mexican person still struggling financially…I feel bad for the average Mexican person and average Mexican family…I won’t be able to help every average Mexican person or average Mexican family financially but I will be able to help 1 lucky Mexican woman along with her family out financially if all goes well with me finding true love, a wife and creating a happy future family together when I move to Mexico…with Trump building the US/Mexican border wall it’s going to make it harder for the average Mexican person and average Mexican family to get a piece of the American dream..but when I move to Mexico I’ll be able to bring some of that American dream with me and share it with 1 lucky Mexican woman that willing to love me and become my wife and start a family together..I’m also looking for love, a wife, marriage and hope to have future kids of my own one day…I also want to have and own some family businesses too with my future wife down in Mexico…I’m looking forward to starting my life completely over in Mexico with that future and special lucky lady once I find her in Mexico.. hopefully next year I’ll be able to move to Mexico and start looking for her and start my life over in Mexico with her…

Alexander Adnan

Oct 10, 2018, 6:34 pm Reply

Actual video starts at 4:00

bb kikita

Oct 10, 2018, 3:17 am Reply

white ppl come here and its paradise, brown people LIVE and were born in mexico but suffer. sad stuff tbh

Caban Condos Mexico

Oct 10, 2018, 9:18 pm Reply

Did you know you can rent ocean front in Yucatan state outside Merida from $600 and up

Josh I

Oct 10, 2018, 10:11 pm Reply

Can British people live in Mexico?

Josh I

Oct 10, 2018, 10:12 pm Reply

I know a German guy who lives there with his wife who is Mexican so just curious.

Maya Lopez

Oct 10, 2018, 5:36 am Reply

This is kind of awkward
You look like my wife

Mark Sanchez

Oct 10, 2018, 11:11 pm Reply

wow very cheap nice work beautiful

Raghu Ramaiah

Nov 11, 2018, 1:50 pm Reply

Love ur pretty blue eyes ???

Carlos puro tierra caliente Arzate

Nov 11, 2018, 1:50 am Reply

Wooow!!!!!! Shi beautiful❤❤❤❤❤❤ me caso con tigo

Gabriel Rudametkin

Nov 11, 2018, 3:52 pm Reply

Your eyes make me crazyy

michael c

Nov 11, 2018, 2:29 pm Reply

you hot girl

Barefoot Prof

Nov 11, 2018, 12:33 pm Reply

So help me out. US citizens can go and live in Mexico, but Mexicans can't come to US? How do US citizens manage getting in the country?

javier Hernández

Nov 11, 2018, 4:47 pm Reply

You have a big eyes mon amie!!!!!!!!!!! cheers!!!

Joel González

Nov 11, 2018, 1:52 am Reply

WTF…. what beautiful eyes

Jose Sosa

Nov 11, 2018, 4:39 pm Reply

You beatiful!!!

Stephanie Mcbroom

Nov 11, 2018, 12:14 pm Reply

That's an awesome price. All that included. Super video!

Abi Gemini

Nov 11, 2018, 2:55 pm Reply

Hey …. I'm thinking about moving to Mexico….. If you know anything about the country and are willing to share…. Can you hmu please on IG @itzabzii… Thanks ??

charlotte chamberlain

Dec 12, 2018, 7:31 am Reply

I stayed in Isla Mujeres cost me around 2100 month that was rent living large eating out every meal yes it was right on the Caribbean sea and a high tourist area. it is amazing how cheap life can be if you are off the ocean my question is what did you do during the day to occupy your time?

Pancho Pantera

Dec 12, 2018, 8:28 pm Reply

You have most beautiful eyes I've ever seen.

Attu Bhai

Dec 12, 2018, 5:56 pm Reply

Hissu

Brian Andrade

Dec 12, 2018, 9:26 pm Reply

wow you're beautiful??

peeweecoco

Dec 12, 2018, 6:56 pm Reply

Why is everyone going crazy…this place is a dump.

Building Buildercip

Dec 12, 2018, 3:57 pm Reply

I’m from California.
Anything under $2,000.00 American is cheap for rent. Anything under $4,000.00 a month to live on is cheap.
I would feel like I was robbing someone to live so cheap.
Good for you!
Living so cheap and loving life.

DeisyisTrejo

Dec 12, 2018, 4:10 am Reply

Your eyes are beautiful

Jimmy Wells

Dec 12, 2018, 3:38 am Reply

Too bad the weather is same every day. I need changes in seasons…even a Winter. Give me the mountains over the beach any day!

joytekb

Jan 1, 2019, 12:17 am Reply

Those eyes?

Don’s travels and rants DON

Jan 1, 2019, 10:53 pm Reply

Amazing prices.

Red Dot

Jan 1, 2019, 6:12 pm Reply

Your piercing blue eyes are hypnotic ?

raul salcedo

Jan 1, 2019, 12:50 pm Reply

I live in mexico i pay 700 pesos 2 bedroom big living room kitchen 1 bathroom n a patio

RUFINO MARTINEZ

Jan 1, 2019, 8:15 am Reply

bitch said ??

Michael Blasiak

Jan 1, 2019, 8:28 pm Reply

that eyeliner tho.

Eloy Antonio roa sanchez

Jan 1, 2019, 5:14 am Reply

Jordan where does it cost more to live Guadalajara, Mexico or Shezhen, China?
Antonio, the 18 wheeler

Daniel Valente

Jan 1, 2019, 5:01 am Reply

Cutie

Saudi Tube

Jan 1, 2019, 2:46 pm Reply

Omg! Your eyes like two orbitaple planets i like looking at them ?

Caban Condos Mexico

Jan 1, 2019, 1:24 am Reply

Great video

shakti singh

Jan 1, 2019, 10:35 pm Reply

Most beautiful eyes i have seen so far….in love with your eyes?

Razumikhin Jones

Feb 2, 2019, 4:08 pm Reply

Why is your blue eye shadow only applied to a small segment of the lid right above the eye ball? Looks very strange…do the whole lid or leave the lid alone

Anand Kanawat

Feb 2, 2019, 10:20 am Reply

It's great video !!!

Badge Ricketts

Feb 2, 2019, 7:39 pm Reply

Your eyes are electrifying, beautiful..

Rules For Rebels

Feb 2, 2019, 7:04 pm Reply

Why cant you film the hummerbirds nests? Do hummingbirds not like being recorded?

國家旅游 Country Travel

Feb 2, 2019, 3:29 am Reply

Very good, travel without borders is really great! Thanks for sharing

John Doe

Mar 3, 2019, 6:13 am Reply

Shes so bad ?

Darlean Ashby

Mar 3, 2019, 1:52 am Reply

All you people moaning about the money…. Mate same thing in Australia yeah Mexico is cheap for me.. but I have 3major bills, which eat at my paycheck each week.
Soo yeah we earn alot of money but we spend half of that on bills.

Robert Gardea

Mar 3, 2019, 12:15 am Reply

Very basic starter up apartment for younger minalist.Have fun .

Jupiter Jones

Mar 3, 2019, 11:32 am Reply

Eyes…so big…BIG EYES…. ?

zxtovar

Mar 3, 2019, 7:27 pm Reply

Que pinches ojos tan bellos.

Darwing Valdovinos

Mar 3, 2019, 4:38 pm Reply

Rent and food is cheap yeap, Im student living in apartment paying 170$ (2 rooms – living and kitchen)
200$ in food, i cook everyday or get streetfood 3$ a plate.
Phone and internet like 55$ per month.
Transportation $.50 per ride (public) or 3$ per 12 minutes (uber or taxi).

México is open for all if u want to visit it 🙂

kricotas

Mar 3, 2019, 2:03 am Reply

wow k bella eres y la renta si es caro porque esta pequenita??? pero teneindo incluido internet y electricidad y si es barato …. saludos : )

PM PG

Mar 3, 2019, 5:16 pm Reply

A perro está guapa

PMPMPMPM

Mar 3, 2019, 9:03 pm Reply

fucks wrong with your eyes

Ass Ketchum

Mar 3, 2019, 2:57 pm Reply

What about the mexican drug cartels?

Ralph Aldape

Mar 3, 2019, 6:20 pm Reply

I'm 67 and just got my passport. I was born in Mexico and plan on visiting Manzanillo it's nice to know that its very affordable. Really just going for the weather. Chicago in the winter is no picnic.

VentionMGTOW

Mar 3, 2019, 8:30 am Reply

Nice one! I'm selling my paid off house. I think that should provide around 2200 a month until two pensions and social security should start paying something. I'd like to have an apartment like that with a pool. Retiring at 54 will be awesome!

Karen White

Apr 4, 2019, 12:52 am Reply

Cooking?

PAPIRIN09

Apr 4, 2019, 4:41 am Reply

Beautiful eyes.

chrisdejardins chryz

May 5, 2019, 3:15 am Reply

Aola im moving there like to make contact

abiel imri lopez torres

May 5, 2019, 3:28 pm Reply

Omg shes is beautiful

moparmon

May 5, 2019, 12:41 am Reply

until the cartel kicks the door down raping your pets and stealing the children

Adan Niazi

May 5, 2019, 11:06 pm Reply

i am also trying to earn lot of money to visit mexico

Les Rosin

May 5, 2019, 10:56 pm Reply

Great vid very encouraging. I can`t wait to get started with my new life.

Xtatic

Jun 6, 2019, 6:22 am Reply

You're fucking stupid bitch …viva Mexico

jose hernandez

Jun 6, 2019, 10:09 pm Reply

If you have income properties in the U.S. And live in Mexico. You are smart. You got it made.

Jay Kay

Jun 6, 2019, 12:17 am Reply

Dammm! You are fine!

E J

Jul 7, 2019, 5:13 pm Reply

Your getting robed

E J

Jul 7, 2019, 5:15 pm Reply

I pay $1,300 pesos for rent

E J

Jul 7, 2019, 5:16 pm Reply

Your living like rich people in Mexico

Gil Jimenez

Jul 7, 2019, 9:02 pm Reply

Hey hun beautiful eyes

Annas Banana

Jul 7, 2019, 8:08 pm Reply

Everyone so butthurt cause they’re broke

rosa zuniga

Jul 7, 2019, 4:14 am Reply

Can you live in Mexico and work in the United States?? Asking for a friend

Solange Boudreau

Jul 7, 2019, 7:19 pm Reply

Thanks for posting!

Juan Tellez

Jul 7, 2019, 12:32 pm Reply

I'm just here for her eyes

R S

Aug 8, 2019, 4:14 pm Reply

Que ojos tan grandes y bonitos

Jerry Little

Aug 8, 2019, 9:44 pm Reply

You didn't say how much per month you spend

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