It’s a pandemic situation; you’re pulling your hair out and simply want a vacation, so you decide to go to a less crowded place to take a week off and relax but as soon as you look at your account you notice that you are in a midst of a financial crisis! We know this situation mainly because we’re facing the same scenario but don’t fear. In this blog post, we’ll let you know about the places where you can travel for cheap and safely and also give you tips to travel on a budget.
Places you can visit on a budget -
i. Untouched by mass tourism, you can
explore the emerald paddy fields, brooding jungles, and remote villages in relative peace.
ii. Best places to visit in Laos:
a) Vientiane: The capital city of Laos has a plethora of French inspired architecture like a Laotian version of the famous Arc de Triomphe in Paris also called as Patuxai.
b) Vang Vieng: One of the main reasons to come to Vang Vieng is to enjoy the Nam Song River and the lush jungle scenery.
i. The cities of this country are vibrant cultural hubs, while the mountains offer serenity and peace.
ii.Best places to visit in Taiwan:
a) Taipei: Taipei is the capital of Taiwan. It is an all encompassing tourist destination, and is home to the world’s 8th tallest building, Taipei 101.
b) National Palace Museum: Home to one of the largest collections of Chinese imperial artifacts, the National Palace Museum offers a look into imperial China’s past.
i) Bhutan, a Buddhist kingdom on the Himalayas’ eastern edge, is known for its monasteries, fortresses (or dzongs) and dramatic landscapes.
ii) Best places to visit in Bhutan:
a) Thimphu: Thimphu is known as the heart of Bhutan nestled in its central-western part.
b) Phobjikha Valley (Gangtey): Against the backdrop of western slopes of the Black Mountains in Wangdue Phodrang, lies the bowl-shaped Phobjikha valley that offers breathtaking views of vast expanses of green fields.
c) Paro: Paro is a small town situated in the Paro Valley of Bhutan. It is one of the most fertile as well as historic valleys of Bhutan which is the widest in the Kingdom.
d) Haa Valley: Known as the smallest Dzongkhag (district) of Bhutan, Haa Valley is one of the most picturesque places located at the south-west of Paro.
TIPS TO TRAVEL ON A BUDGET
1) Design a plan
Think about where you have to stay and book hotels and flights in advance. Know your itenary and pre plan where you will visit and the time you have to spend at each place. This way you can keep your budget in control and also have the best trip.
2) Pack properly
Make sure you bring everything you need so that you don’t have to shop while you’re away (apart from a few souvenirs). No matter where you’re heading, take at least one pair of long jeans, warm hoodie and waterproof jacket for unpredictable weather incidents. Don't forget to pack a dental kit, enough clothes, a first aid kit and all the necessary things.
3) Use public transport
This one is quite self explanatory, using public transport such as buses, metros and taxis is always a cheaper option. Make sure to wear your masks and sanitize your hands along with taking a bath and washing your clothes after using public transport.
4) Look for package deals.
Keep scouring places and hotels for deals and discounts, who knows, you may get a good one.
5) Set a daily travel budget.
Set a daily travel budget while on a trip and track your expenses. This way you'll know how much to spend and where!
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