They say when your finances are tight, one should travel more, not less – but pick carefully. You’ll smile at the memories in years to come. With the Aussie dollar having steadily dropped, selecting a destination that offers great value is key.
Fiji is a beautiful and affordable slice of paradise. Located in the heart of the South Pacific, Fiji is blessed with 333 tropical islands that are home to some of the happiest people on Earth. Combine some island-hopping by daily catamaran with public buses around Viti Levu, Fiji’s “mainland”.
A country offering a broad scope from floating markets of the Mekong Delta to the bustle of Ho Chi Minh City, from the picturesque town of Hoi An to the mysterious islands of Ha Long Bay. Feast on the awesome street food, which is not only delicious but easy on the wallet – follow the locals to find the best vendors.
From mountain ranges, remote villages to vibrant modern cities and long sandy beaches, Bulgaria rewards exploration. The days of frugal visits to Eastern Europe have passed. Especially in famous cities where costs have gone up with the crowds. This is one of the reasons to go to Bulgaria, and still so underrated.
Known for tango, steak and football. Argentina is a colourful destination and, like many countries in South and Central America, is good value. Vibrant neighbourhoods and colourful streets, Argentina has plenty to offer. A great place to explore, especially with its beautiful lake district – perfect for skiers in winter and hiker/sailors in summer.
Our next door neighbours, just a hop, skip and a jump away. New Zealand offers great value for travellers. If you’ve ticked off Queenstown, you’re still in luck with plenty of gems on the North Island. A mighty country offering epic adventures.