Where To

Where To

5 of the Best Places to Visit on a Budget

Traveling involves expenses that may sometimes use up a significant portion of your savings. And even with a separate fund specifically for your travels, it would still be nice to stretch that budget enough to see and experience more places. Thankfully, there are many places out there where you can make the most of your trip for cheap. With so many possible destinations to choose from, here are some of the best places to start.

Hungary
Budapest
While Hungary is seeing its fair share of tourists in recent years, this Central European nation remains under the radar of many travelers. Budapest alone has plenty of amazing things to offer. Its many scenic sights, Baroque and Art Nouveau architecture, vibrant party scene, and cuisine are just some of the many reasons to explore the city and beyond. From historic architecture and thermal baths to stunning nature scenery, Hungary is one of the places where you can experience more on a budget.

Philippines
El Nido Palawan
If you believe all the bad things you read on the news about this country, you will likely cross it off on your list for good. And that would be a shame given how the Philippines has some of the best beaches in the world including those found in the shores of Palawan not to mention its many other attractions. Getting around is cheap, especially in the provinces where one or two dollars can already give you a decent meal.

Portugal
Lisbon trams
You do not have to search long and hard to find a place to visit in Portugal. You can begin your adventures in Lisbon – a city teeming with historic architecture, museums, charming trams, and quaint cafes among others. With so many attractions to explore, Lisbon will keep you busy for a while. If you want to see more of what is beyond the city, head out to the beautiful countryside or to Algarve to see some of its stunning beaches.

South Korea
Seoul Cheonggyecheon Stream
There are so many things about South Korea that will make your visit worth the trip. Seoul, the country’s capital city, is made for soulful wanderings and fun-filled adventures. The city is a blend of tradition and modernity with old buildings and palaces standing in the midst of towering modern buildings. It also boasts of a vibrant design, art, and culture scene with many art galleries, museums, and infrastructure to explore. With accessible and efficient public transport system, getting around is a breeze and cheap. And you can have your fill of delicious South Korean dishes at affordable prices.

Vietnam
Ha Long Bay
This Southeast Asian country has a rich history and culture. It is also home to many stunning sights. You can enjoy delicious Vietnamese cuisine and go on tours for cheap. From Ho Chi Minh to Hanoi and all the fascinating underrated cities and towns across the country, Vietnam has plenty of things waiting for travelers.