Travelling is an amazing way to spend a holiday and it doesn’t have to break the bank. These incredible countries are fun to explore on a budget, so what are you waiting for? Pack your bags and go see the world.
Rich in natural delights, from the largest rainforest in the world, the Amazon, to the Andes mountain ranges to the expansive coastal deserts, Peru had plenty of visual treats for the budget traveller.
Think like a local and veer away from the more recent luxury tourist spots to find where the locals shop for food. There are minibuses to get around town on the cheap and overnight buses for longer distances.
Peru is rich in culture and has a lost city you can visit to appreciate the history of the country that spans over generations. Fortunately, Peru is perfect for spontaneous travel, often some of the best prices for hotels and the like can be found at the reception desk.
The Philippines is made up of over 7,000 islands and has idyllic beaches and secret lagoons to explore and swim in. There are beautiful volcanoes to observe and turquoise waterfalls, all scattered amongst the stone architecture to explore and take beautiful photos of.
There is loads of great food on the islands, including some local cooked food and interesting shops to pick up souvenirs. While you are there, take the chance to pick up these souvenirs you should buy when visiting the Philippines.
The country of Vietnam has beautiful scenery to explore and cycle through, such as the rice fields or forests that have trees that are thousands of years old. Wander the diverse cultural ancient architecture such as shrines, temples and beautiful cities. If beaches are the place for you, then there is plenty of beach accommodation that is budget friendly for optimal sunbathing.
Foodwise, Vietnam has amazing street food for extremely cheap, including classics such as the Vietnamese sandwich and noodle-based dishes, such as pho, which is a wholesome noodle soup. Try a cup of the civet coffee, which is made using coffee beans that have first been eaten by a civet.
There are many carnivals across the country of Croatia that are great for soaking up the local vibe. The coastline along the Adriatic sea boasts clear blue waters and incredible beaches for soaking up the sun.
For hikers, backpacking across the Dinaric mountain ranges is a great way to explore the country whilst watching the wallet. If you go hiking, don’t forget to hike safely and respect nature.
Explore the towns with their local architecture and ancient history to create some long-lasting memories. There are also ancient Roman ruins to explore which are like stepping back in time.
This beautiful country is one of the great travel destinations of the world for delicious food, wild nightlife and jaw-dropping countryside. There are great local treats such as Korean BBQ, pickled cabbage and tofu stew. You can travel around the country on the trains and there are a lot of international flights to South Korea.
While exploring the cities and towns, hit the markets for the locally-priced deals and the most authentic food. Take a nighttime stroll across the world’s longest bridge fountain, which has water displays that are lit up at night.
Europe does not need to be prohibitively expensive, so wander cobbled streets and experience the architectural majesty of Hungary, with its old world charm. Visit one of the largest synagogues in the world to experience the local culture and enjoy the cafe culture, with wine and coffee that are refreshing and refreshingly affordable.
If you want to tour the towns, there are walking tours to join and really soak up the history, from fisherman’s bastions over the Danube let you sightsee in style and there are beautiful ruins and castles to explore.
Before you travel, make sure you check out insurance options so that you can enjoy your holiday with peace of mind. With these destinations in mind, travel does not have to be expensive. So relax and get out into the big wide world with some cash to spare for when you get home.