Expenses

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Artist Eva-Fiore Kovacovsky rearranged fruits and vegetables according to their colours during the exhibition of Colony residents It´s OK, They Live Here! at the supermarket Maxima in Nida, 2011

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Living expenses in Nida are quite low


Lunch in local restaurant ~4 EUR
Dinner in local restaurant ~5-15 EUR
Coffee 1,2-2 EUR
Beer in pub/restaurant 2-3 EUR for a 0,5 liter glass

Transportation

Local bus to/from Klaipėda (one way) ~3 EUR
Passanger ferry (both ways) ~0,9 EUR
Bus Nida-Kaunas (one way) ~17 EUR
Bus Nida-Vilnius (one way) ~22 EUR
Train Klaipėda-Vilnius (one way) ~14 EUR
Bus Klaipėda-Riga (airport)/Riga (bus station) (one way) ~18/19 EUR
Bus Nida-Kaliningrad (one way) ~7 EUR

Food and drink prices in local supermarket (grocery store)

Drinks:

Water (1 l bottle) – 0.5 EUR
Beer (0,5 l bottle) - 0,6-1 EUR
Vodka (0,5 l bottle) - 4-6 EUR
Wine (0,75 l bottle) from 3 EUR
Coca Cola (2 l bottle) – 1.5 EUR
Orange juice (1 l carton) – 1-1.5 EUR

Fresh goods:

Bread (0,5 kg) ~0,7-1,5 EUR
Eggs (x10 carton) – 1.5 EUR
Cheese (1 kg) – 5-10 EUR
Milk (1 l carton) – 0.7-1 EUR
Chicken (1 kg) – 3-5 EUR
Minced meat (1 kg) – 4-6 EUR

Fruit and vegetables:

Chinese cabbage (1 kg) – 1 EUR
Lemons (1 kg) – 1-1.5 EUR
Oranges (1 kg) – 1-1.5 EUR
Apples (1 kg) – 1-2 EUR
Onions (1 kg) – 0.5 EUR
Tomatoes (1 kg) – 1-2 EUR
Bananas (1 kg) ~1 EUR
 
Bottled/canned/dried goods:
 
Pickled cucumber (330 gr can) – 1-2 EUR
Hashed tomatoes (400 gr can) – 1.5-2 EUR
Coffee (500 gr) – 4-6 EUR
Instant noodles various flavors (65 gr) – 0.2-1 EUR
Pasta (500 gr) – 0.6-1.5 EUR
Pesto (190 gr) – 1.5-2 EUR
Plain mushrooms (400 gr can) – 2 EUR
Rice ( 1 kg) – 1-1.5 EUR
Sweet corn (300 gr can) – 0.6-1 EUR
Tuna in oil (185 gr can) – 1.5-2 EUR
 
Frozen goods:
 
Cod fillet (1 kg) – 3-5 EUR
Frozen broccoli (250 gr) – 0.8-1.2 EUR
Frozen chicken wings (1 kg) – 4 EUR
Frozen French fries (1 kg) – 1-2 EUR

Condiments/spices:

Basil (12 gr) – 1.5 EUR
Dijon Mustard (250 gr) – 1-1.5 EUR
Ketchup (680 gr) – 1.5 EUR
Olive oil extra-virgin (0.75 l) – 4-8 EUR
Sunflower oil (1l) – 1.5-2 EUR
Soysauce (150 ml) – 1.5 EUR

Household goods

Dish-washing soap (0.625 l) – 1 EUR
Hand soap (0.5 l) – 1.5-3 EUR
Paper towels (x4 pack) – 2-3 EUR
Toilet paper (x8 pack) – 2-3 EUR

Materials

500 sheets A4 office paper ~3-5 EUR