Latvia is one of the pearl states of the Baltic, which has an intricate mixture of different cultures due to its strategic location, which in the past has left it at crossroads with influences from other countries. These influences have inevitably led to the shaping of this fascinating nation. It is a country that allows you to get intimate with nature and bask on its glorious sandy beaches. Latvia is a relatively cheap destination and can fit all budgets; the capital city Riga has numerous budget accommodations including hostels, bars and restaurants where you can enjoy local sea food. It is also a common stop for travellers using the Eurail Pass to travel around Europe as it offers a cheap, but hugely interesting stop.
Armenia is not a destination that many think of when planning a holiday, its position on the pinned between the Arab and Western cultures does not help it either. However there is an advantage of visiting such unusual places because you will definitely be able to travel on a budget due to lesser competition. As you stroll around Yerevan the capital city you can hop in a restaurant and sip quality coffee at surprisingly low prices, view ancient city monuments for free, enjoy good wine at affordable rates, after all grapes are locally grown, stay in good hotels on a budget and travel to the countryside by bus on unbelievably low fares. Because of this, it means you can live like a king and effectively take a luxury holiday in Armenia whilst still on a low budget. And it’s certainly worth a visit.
India is a country of extremes, from lush green hill stations to wild and dry desert atmosphere, vibrant colors, rich scents and flavors to enchanting spirituality. It is a country where poverty and wealth are never far away from each other; but it is one of the most affordable and impressive destinations on the planet which is why travelers budget flock here each year to experience the spicy diversity of India. When travelling during off seasons, you are likely to great deals on hotel accommodation.
Montenegro, also known as Black Mountain, is a magical country and the newest in the world but also oozing with history from its colorful past. Though a popular destination, it is definitely not cheap, but it is still possible to get the best of this fabulous destination on a budget. There are a lot of activities which are free in Montenegro like soaking up in the sun on the beaches of the Budva Riviera, visit the historical and pilgrimage site Ostrog Monastery, trek in the Prokletije Mountains or enjoy the UNESCO World Heritage town of Kotor. You can stay in the Kotor hostel which is located within the mighty historical walls of this ancient town, and there is plenty of other cheap accommodation in Montenegro, some of which you’ll find here.
Indonesian Islands are very alluring to any traveler seeking a paradise holiday but still remain one of the most affordable destinations in Asia. Hotels, food and transport are relatively low charged in terms of US dollars making it an ideal destination for budget travelers. Accommodation remains the greatest worry while on budget but if you confine yourself to the lesser visited areas like Java, Sunatra and Nusa Tenggara you will find an air conditioned hotel room at a low price. In an island like Bali everything is highly priced due to competition.