Touring is a pleasure but the cost of travel can be prohibitive. It is important to scout for affordable options when you decide to travel either for leisure or business. There are several little known wonderful places to visit and some that are well known but have great packages for the budget traveller.
Let’s look at the the 10 Cheapest Travel Destinations in the World:
Buenos Aires, Argentina
This city is known as South America’s Paris because it is a cosmopolitan place to shop, eat and tango. It offers great night life, museum tours and historical sites. It has lots of pizzerias, book clubs and dance clubs to teach you to Tango. There is an Evita Museum and showcases all aspects of her life. . There are ballet performances, opera at Teatro Colon. You can go water skiing, sailing and motor boating at Rio de la Plata.
Travel to this country that is rich in locations to tour. The hotel rates are low countrywide and you can pick wildlife as the first option. There are wild safaris to see the big five. The safari enthusiast will enjoy Kruger National Park. Entry fee is US$ 20.There are the small five to see here too like the leopard tortoise, rhino beetle, elephant shrew, buffalo weaver and ant lion.
If you like the beach the Cape Town which is found where the Indian and Atlantic oceans meet is the place to be and watch the penguins roam. The Atlantic side which is on the west is great for sunbathing and watching water colour sunsets or the Indian Ocean side in the east that is fabulous for surfing and surfing.
You can also learn about the country’s history from the cities and towns like Soweto in Johannesburg, Apartheid Museum and Nelson Mandela Museum. Local food menu is found in restaurants in Vilikazi Street.
It is a European culture capital with theatre and it has a UNESCO World Heritage Site status. The city’s Art Nouveau buildings are in the city centre. There are many churches with spires like Riga Cathedral and St.Peter’s church.
Seoul, South Korea
It has a lot of cultural diversity and offers pop as well as palaces. It invented K pop like Gangnam style. Hotel rates are cheap. There is Geongbok Palace in Seoul and the Imperial Throne Hall, National Palace Museum and Bukchon Hanok Village.
This is a UNESCO World Heritage site comprising New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Labrador and Newfoundland. It is famous for its rich history and sea food. There is Old Town Lunenburg that looks like it did in the 1700s with houses of wood frames. There is a fisheries museum too.
This city of river canals is picturesque and is a treat of a lifetime. You can glide through the canals on a gondola. The city has fabulous low hotel rates. Piazza San Marco, Ducal Palace and The Sansovino Library are a must see. The Lion of Saint Mark and Saint Theodore statue of the 13th century are symbols to see. This a city of art and works by renowned artist like Tiziano, Vecelli, Giorgione and Vitttore Carpaccio are found at Gallerie dell’ Academia. Peggy Guggenheim museum offers modern art by Dali, Picasso and Pollock. There is glass blowing a tradition in Murano which is accessed by water transport and there is an option to buy some of this fancy glass.
Philadelphia, United States
This is a place known for arts with Barnes Foundation art collection. Museums are also found like Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts as well as restaurants and bars. There is the Liberty Bell. Then there is there are several restaurants offering cheese steaks that are open everyday for 24 hours.
It offers all-inclusive resorts. This is a great beach destination. You can tour the former fish village of Las Terrenas and has fantastic beaches. There is a park Los Haitises National Park which has virgin forests that are protected. Kayaking with a guide is possible to the mangrove canals and lagoons where you can see pelicans and leatherback turtles an endangered species.
Orlando, Florida, United States
Here you can visit Disney, go to Sea World and Universal. For fantasy in Disney, Ride 3D in Universal Studios Transformers. The Sea World has Empire of THE Penguins as its theme. There is new restaurant offering local delicacies of butter poached wild clams as well as slow braised Jamison farm lamb collar.
European history at its best. Hotel rates are very cheap and there are lots of places to visit. A UNESCO World Heritage Site is Old Town where there are galleries, cafes, restaurants. Free piano lesson as are given next to Chopin’s statue in the park in summer. There are beautiful gardens and architecture at Royal Baths Park.
To be allowed to drive through all this places it would help if you have undergone the dsa theory test. Have fun exploring all the destinations in the world.