Originally Posted by zeehag
here in mexico the ones unable to successfully live on under 500 dollars per month either have bad habits--alcohol, tobacco, crack, or they overspend on trips to north.
my last major expense. As a 45-year smoker with a 60-a-day habit it looked as if cruising was going to depend on where I could buy cigarettes cheapest. In Australia
it was costing me $30.00 a day.
About two weeks ago I decided to tackle the issue and bought an electronic cigarette and a bunch of other stuff. Made a few of the usual beginner mistakes
something that looked like an actual cigarette the first few times - they don't hold enough current
and only work for a very short time before needing to be recharged.
Cost of smoking is now down to $1.50 a day all inclusive and I've accumulated enough stuff to last me the next year. The downside is that I'll always have a battery
on charge, but that's only 2.5 watt-hours.
If anyone wants further details or equipment
suggestions feel free to ask. But they do work, anything that could get me to stop smoking has to be miraculous. And when you look at the figures above, I more than paid for my cruising budget
in giving them up.