Traveling as a student can become a very tough challenge. Students do not have enough money and always lacking time. However, if you still want to give a go to your dream travels, you need to think about how to travel with no big amount of money as well as to consider your cheap destinations.
For the nature lovers and the passionate surfers, Kaoshiung city in Taiwan hosts an exquisite gem that is Kenting. The beauty of a beach that expects an international crowd of over a thousand people day to day, making it the place to be especially on a hot summer day. With the lovely sun shining down, beach volleyball with a few pals and a bottle of beer in hand, it really doesn’t take a lot to live life a little with even the tightest of budgets.
Taiwan is a beautiful country located in Southeast Asia, being an Asian country, the currency rates generally tend to fall much lower, which means spending power magnifies there! What’s more, Taiwan street foods and night markets, being one of the most sought after foodie destinations of the world, charge phenomenally low prices for quality dishes such as beef cubes, deep-fried shrimps, huge sausages made from fish roes, pork and many other types of delicious meats, making the decadent experience cheap and a great value for money. Lodgings are cheap and easy as well, of course, Taiwan locals host Airbnb guests that are really affordable and great for sharing too, making it such an awesome deal if you travel with a few friends, allowing you to split the bill and pay as low as $10USD per night. Taiwan would be a serious recommendation for students on a tight budget, as the whole experience and enjoyment are definitely inversely proportionate to the budget anyone would need.
Singapore proves to be another spectacular city that similarly draws in an incredible international crowd to visit every year. It has been said that tourism in According to Pro-Papers editors research, Singapore makes up as much as 30% of its annual GDP, making this tourist haven a definite bucket-list visit. There are always questions on whether Singapore is truly a country that allows for a budget visit, the answer is of course! Singapore may be an economic powerhouse in Asia, but there are so many aspects to it that not only make the city great to live in but great to eat in and party in. Tight budgets are never a problem when dining in Singapore as there are a whole plethora of what is known as the ‘’Hawker Centres” that cater to the public and provide sinfully delicious meals that cost as little as $2USD a plate. The wide variety from fried noodles and rice to Chinese cuisines, fried chicken chops, and local delicacies may seem daunting initially, but hey, just get everything since it’s so cheap!
Singapore holds a multitude of backpacker hostels too, allowing for people or students on a budget a great option for their night’s worth of rest at extremely low fees. Transport in Singapore is efficient and cheap too, the train stations are the veins to the country, transporting people back and forth at around $2 USD a trip, making traveling from place to place locally a breeze.
Shopping maybe more on the expensive side but hey, window shopping and relaxing in the mall’s air-condition can always be the second option. Singapore does, however, boast a few places that sell really cheap clothing, Bugis for example, hosts up to 200 different shops that sell really cheap clothes that only cost you around $3 USD. Whoever said shopping in Singapore must have never had the chance to experience the city properly. Come over and truly experience the city for what it really is, a green and beautiful place with delicious foods and great people, wonderful experiences and orderly roads, hot weather, and really big malls blasting air-conditioning all year round. The beauty of the country can only truly be experienced by actually flying over with some new friends.
If an exotic experience and seafood are of interest, Thailand can be a happy place for all students as it is by far the most budget-friendly country with cities that are extremely fun, mountains to climb, delicious foods to eat and most importantly really cheap and really good local food choices. Sore muscles can also be massaged and relaxed by the professional masseuse Thailand who always aims to provide the most holistic Javanese experience ever. Speaking of lodging, even the grand hotels in Thailand cost really cheap to stay in, as low as $20USD per night, considering the grand and premium experience, the free breakfast buffets and free shuttle bus to the airport, $20 is a grand steal. Amidst all of this, Thailand is also a great place to shop for souvenirs for family and friends as there are tons and loads of souvenirs streets packed with cheap and great souvenirs to share with loved ones.
All in all, traveling on a budget is never a problem and should never have to be, our world is full of wonderful and beautiful places to visit, do some simple research and fly away, time waits for nobody, and only true experience can soothe the soul and educate the mind.