Fill your Passport Pages with a Budget-Friendly Trip to Mexico

Mexico is a splendid country to backpack, drive through, or just vacation in. What’s the best is that there’s a ton of stuff to do here, and the local people are one of the friendliest on the planet.

From pristine Pacific coast surf beaches, Mayan ruins, and lush jungles to the city’s art and food to beautiful Oaxaca, Mexico is just amazing. Also, pro travellers are all thumbs up for gorging themselves on tacos, sopas, tostadas, mole, and seafood ( a few mouth-watering items from a long list of traditional delicacies).

People can fill books endlessly, describing their love for the country. And, after visiting the country, you’ll want to believe that your time in Mexico will never be enough. You’ll always leave wanting more.

Now that you’re visiting the country for the first time, you certainly don’t want to leave the best-see places. But, how do you gather this immense information in such a short time and crisp manner?

Well, this guide is here to rescue you as it’ll help you get rid of the touristy towns, explore the beautiful country and fall in love with all that you discover. Let’s get going, travellers:

What are the Things to Do in Mexico?

As one of the oldest metropolises, Mexico city has a rich history that goes back from the Aztec period to the Mexican revolution to the Spanish conquest. It shows a lot of cultural offerings.

Some things that must be on your list are to wander through the Chapultepec Park, visit the markets, explore Zócalo, and get lost in a chock full of museums in Guadalajara. You can also visit the mysterious Island of Dolls.

Where to Stay in Mexico?

If you’re looking forward to travelling cheaply to Mexico, know that it’s very much possible. Yes, you can save a lot on accommodation reasonably quickly. You can consider several options- hotels, private hostel rooms, guesthouses, and budget rentals, among others.

However, you’ll be glad to know that travellers are all thumbs up for guesthouse for a comfortable stay, especially when you’re with your family. You have the facility of living together as a family where you can cook breakfast together in a well-stocked kitchen. Also, you’ll be able to reap the benefits of a clean house, mainly in the era of COVID.

What to Eat in Mexico?

In the cuisine, travelling to Mexico will help you find many rice, and veggies like tomatoes, peppers, fruits, etc. Know that Mexican dishes include mole, tacos, salsa, tamales, pozle guacamole.

However, eating street food is one of the best ways of going for authentic and inexpensive food. Tortas, tacos, sopas, quesadilla, and other street foods are generally 15-45 MXN. If you’re lucky enough, you’ll find tacos that are as cheap as 10 MXN. Know that street food is the best and the most affordable option.

Locals and travel experts point a big no when drinking water from the tap, as it is not safe. Thus, bring a portable water purifier or use bottled water for consumption. If you choose to live in a guesthouse and cook meals, expect to pay around 500-585 MXN per week for products like rice, chicken, vegetables, and beans.

The Verdict- Go and Possibly See all you Can

Mexico is undoubtedly one of the best countries in the world. What’s even better is that there are a gazillion small places to explore, mouth-watering food, and activities to feed your wanderlust- all on a pocket-friendly budget.

All you’ve to do is research your bit and plan your itinerary in the best possible way. In the end, it’s all about finding your escape.

Simone Ribeiro
Hi! I'm Simone, a citizen of Britain, where I live for over a decade, and of Brazil, where I was born. Midlands Traveller is where I combine my passion for travelling, business and an Eco-friendly lifestyle.