Some travel to get away from the humdrum of life… some travel, to unwind from the stresses of work. For others, it's to fulfill a dream of visiting the most places you can, in a lifetime. Whatever reason it may be, traveling to a new place somehow helps people – it soothes their spirit, calms their nerves, awakens their senses or simply enriches their life experiences.
Although most people enjoy traveling, there is a downside – it can cost a lot of money! Going on a vacation without any idea of the costs apart from the plane ticket might just suck you dry (and not just your wallet, but the fun out of the whole trip, too!)
Luckily, we have gathered here 15 of the cheapest places to fly for your next vacation – so you won't have to guess where to go next.
For centuries, the Maltese archipelago passed between North African Moors and European Crusaders in an epic struggle for control of this important hub. This constant back-and-forth created a unique culture that blended architectural, culinary, and cultural styles. In fact, the Maltese language is a mix of Arabic and Italian. The country is already very budget friendly. It’s one of the cheapest Eurozone countries out there, so you don’t need a lot, to begin with.
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The Kyrgyz have been traditionally nomadic people up until the second quarter of the 20th century. Today Kyrgyzstan is one of the few countries where a certain part of the population still practices a semi-nomadic lifestyle. The current territory of Kyrgyzstan served as the main bridge on the giant trade route connecting the East and West. Some routes are still used in the country as highways.
Ethiopia is an ancient country whose unique cultural heritage, rich history, and remarkable biodiversity are reflected in a tally of nine UNESCO World Heritage Sites – more than any other country in Africa. Ethiopia's rich biodiversity is reflected in a varied flora and fauna embracing more than 50 endemic species of mammals and birds, ranging from the iconic Ethiopian wolf to the spectacular Raspoli’s turaco.
The cheapest destination in South America. Bolivia is by far the most inexpensive country on the continent. Landlocked, rugged and remote, Bolivia is a country that won’t bathe you in 5-star luxury. But if you are willing to go back to basics a little, you will surely love this adventurer’s mecca—home to some of the best sights in South America.
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The Republic of Indonesia is the largest archipelago in the world comprising 13,466 large and small tropical islands fringed with white sandy beaches, many still uninhabited and a number even still unnamed. Culturally, Indonesia fascinates with her rich diversity of ancient temples, music, ranging from the traditional to modern pop, dances, rituals and ways of life, changing from island to island, from region to region. Yet everywhere the visitor feels welcomed with that warm, gracious innate friendliness of the Indonesian people that is not easily forgotten.
Český Krumlov, Czech Republic
Český Krumlov, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is a lively, cosmopolitan town with a unique atmosphere surrounded by unspoiled countryside. Dominated by a castle stretching over the meandering Vltava River, Český Krumlov's narrow cobblestone streets wind along romantic nooks between patrician houses where you'll find attractive exhibits of world- renown artists, music festivals, and concerts, and theater performances. The cozy inns, coffee shops, and ancient taverns entertain a diverse international crowd.
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Morocco has a well-earned reputation as a top tourist destination offering a rich cultural and historic heritage, diversity in nature, a range of adventure travel options and warm hospitality. Traveling from region to region in Morocco might seem more like traveling from country to country. For the diversity of culture from one city to the next is striking. However, in general, Morocco can be divided into two main cultures: Arab and Berber. And, each one has its own charm. Tourists visiting Morocco will definitely not get bored as with every step they take, they are bound to discover Morocco’s eclectic heritage.
Some people are overwhelmed the minute they pick up their first India travel guide. But India is not a monster that needs to be tackled or tamed. It is a magical menagerie, an escape into the exotic and a place to break down all our western conventions and presumptions. Think of it like a box of exquisite handmade chocolates. You wouldn’t cram them all in at once. You would read the ingredients, savor each one, relishing the taste of every parcel presented to you.
Porto is a fascinating and vibrant city that is rapidly becoming one of Western Europe’s most respected tourist destinations. The city boasts an extensive history, interesting tourist attractions, and a buzzing nightlife. There is a lot to see and do in Porto and the city will appeal to a wide range of different visitors.
Unique landscapes, wonderful sceneries, national parks, the presence of mineral and thermal waters, and medical muds create good opportunities for forming a highly developed resort-recreational industry. Ukrainians are very hospitable. As their guest, you will receive red-carpet treatment. This includes heavily-laden tables, gifts, and many toasts.
The coolest nights out, the most romantic sunsets, the tastiest paella and the most original festivities all await you in Valencia – traditional, radical, always Mediterranean. Valencia offers a combination of avant-garde style, culture, and Mediterranean spirit, bound to captivate any visitor. There are thousands of things to discover.
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Guatemala, Heart of the Mayan world, is an alive, magical, mystic, and ancestral country. Its history dates from four thousand years ago when the Mayan civilization emerged, and whose legacy is still evident in the traditions and culture of its inhabitants. The richness and diversity of Guatemala offer you many ways to enjoy your vacations or business travel, since you may find different tourism segments along its seven wonderful regions.
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Viet Nam is located in both a tropical and a temperate zone. It is characterized by strong monsoon influences but has a considerable amount of sun, a high rate of rainfall, and high humidity. Viet Nam consists of long coastlines, forests, and mountainous regions with numerous magnificent landscapes. As well, Viet Nam has a long history and diversified culture with a variety of ancient architecture constructions, and wonderful legends.
The city of Budapest was formed in 1873 through the joining of Buda, Pest and Old Buda (Óbuda). As the largest city in the Republic of Hungary, Budapest is the country's political, cultural and commercial center. The beautiful Danube River both divides and connects peaceful, hilly Buda in the west and the flatter, lively Pest in the east.
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For a small country, Malawi has a quite remarkable array of activities to offer its visitors. The magnificent Lake Malawi is a haven for boat activities and water sports, as well as having some of the best freshwater diving sites in the world. Eight land-based national parks and wildlife reserves offer all type of safaris in a wide variety of natural wilderness environments. The mixed terrain and varied landscapes also provide for excellent outdoor activities, including trekking and mountain biking, particularly in the highland areas. Those seeking cultural experiences are also well served by sites of historical interest and simple village visits to meet the ever-smiling Malawians in their daily life.
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