Tag Archives: cost of living

Looking back from the other side of the world

It’s a warm sunny day in Utrecht, the fourth largest city in the Netherlands, where the Romans stopped in 6 BC convinced that venturing further north would only lead them into swamp lands. Here the hand-laid brick paths pave the … Continue reading

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Update: cost of living on Maui

That the most searched words on this blog are “cost of living” is testimony to the popularity of Civil Beatʻs “Cost of Living” articles and Hawaiian News Now’s “Priced Out of Paradise” videos. I’ve not only read and viewed them all, I’m … Continue reading

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How to reduce cost of living on Maui – energy consumption

One of the ways to reduce the cost of daily living on Maui is to use the right kind of light bulb because we pay the highest electricity tariffs in the nation. Continue reading

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Cost of living woes

I caught myself confessing to a stranger that I am doing everything I possibly can to live on Maui. All the reasons that attracted me here are the very ones that lure me to stay.

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How to survive on Maui

The secret to surviving on the high cost of living on Maui and few jobs is to live frugally. Here are some tips. Continue reading

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Three years on: how to get on and stay on

Maui Tips for Newcomers author reflects upon her three-year journey to become a local resident on Maui. Continue reading

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Cost of living in Maui

What should you budget to live in Maui? For a single person, about $1,500 per month. For a couple, more. It depends on what you find and how you live. And what you’re comparing it to. Continue reading

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