How much does it cost to live on Saipan? Saipan Apartments?

I get that question quite often from many people who discover SaipanLiving.com website, and are interested in visiting or relocating. So, today, as public service to the world, I shall answer it based on my own lifestyle.

Today is Saturday. At about 6:30am, I typically head out to the Sabalu Market in Susupe to buy my produce from local farmers.

Then, I might stop at the local supermarket to pick up a few more items. Here is a photo of me and today’s take.

Here’s the itemization. This also includes images and prices of items I purchased on different occasions.

Click on image to see larger version. The numbers correspond with the items below

FROM THE SUPERMARKET

1. Joy 12.6oz Ultra dish detergent
(they’ve run out of Dishmate Earth-Friendly liquid)
$1.55
2. Mason Jar (32oz)
(for making my own kimchee/culturedveggies)
$1.09
3. Kitchen sink trap $1.57
4. Food For Life Gluten Free tortillas (specially orderedjust for the fringe dwellers)
5. Health Valley Cereal $5.59
6. Wholesoy Soy Yogurt $2.65
7. Red Kidney beans 160z
(to make Jamaican style rice & peas!)
$2.19
8. Baking soda
for brushing my teeth)
$0.65 

FROM THE FARMER’S MARKET


9. Cherries (50c each tray) $1.00
10.Grated coconut
also for Jamaican style rice & peas!)
$1.00
11. coconut oil 8oz $4.00
12. dry coconut $1.00
13. bananas bunch of 14 $0.50
14. lemons $1.00
15. plantains (3) $2.00
16. Papaya $1.00
17. 3 sweetsop (ati) $1.00
18. 6 large nessberry (chico) $2.50

HARDWARE STORE

19. Toaster $14.99
20. Juicer (purchased on Guam) $
21. Coffee bean grinder
(No, I don’t drink coffee. Remind me to tell you about coffee enemas,if that’s not too much information)
$9.95
22. duplicate house key $2.00
23. Bottled Spring water (2.5gal) $3.65


The stainless steel pots in the photo (aluminum pots leach aluminum which causes Alzheimers and the coating of non-stick pots are toxic) were purchased in New York and brought to Saipan. (Caused some raised eyebrows when the TSA agent at the airport saw them in my carry-on luggage–see Jamaican on Saipan, the book)

I’ll add another post about apartment living on Saipan. Meanwhile, If you’re looking for a one-bedroom on Saipan for a stay of 1 month or more,
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