Who says a vacation has to be expensive and leave you bankrupt? You can take a few days off with your family or your significant other or just you without breaking the bank. And if you’re probably concerned that the trip will not be as fun or elegant as all those extravagant holiday spots. Not to worry! There are a lot of places that you can have fun and still stay within your budget. In this article, we’ll show you Affordable Places to Vacation in 2019.
Affordable Places to Vacation in 2019
- XI’AN, CHINA: Visit the Mausoleum of Qin Shi Huang and see the army of Terracotta Warriors. This is one of the greatest archaeological discoveries in the world. The military was made to accompany the first emperor of China into the afterlife. This is a great attraction point in Xi’an and certainly one of the most famous. Get your adrenaline pump by climbing Mount Huashan, if you dare. It is one of the most dangerous hikes in China so be careful. Learn Chinese calligraphy. Enjoy that fancy dinner you want while wearing a fancy Chinese costume at Zhenai Lishan Daqin Xiaoyan Restaurant.
- FEZ, MOROCCO: The former capital of Morocco, Fez is the country’s third largest city. It is home to the world’s oldest university, University of Al-Karaouine. It is chiefly a Muslim state, so you want to be careful how you dress and take alcohol. If you visit in the Ramadan month, be aware that most restaurants are only open at night. There are also beautiful and impressive sights and fortresses to explore. The city is a photographer’s delight with colorful sceneries and beautiful pottery and jewelry. Get beautiful carpets too but be aware that they do not fly.
- PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC: Enjoy the street performers and musicians in the iconic Old Town Square and also watch the Prague Astronomical Clock located on the south side of the Old Town Hall. Take a stroll across the Chares Bridge which links Prague’s old and new towns and is one of the more famous symbols of the city. Visit the Dancing House, an office building that at first glance appears to be moving, just south of the Charles Bridge. Check out the resident peacocks while you take a stroll through Vojanovy Sets. Visit Letna Park, smell the beautiful flowers in the Royal Garden and explore the Prague Castle, home to St. Vitus Cathedral with its beautiful stain-glass windows.
- ISTANBUL, TURKEY: Visit the Princes’ Island and enjoy the tranquillity with the horse-drawn carriages and bicycles instead of motorized vehicles. Explore Cappadocia which is the result of a volcanic eruption. Take an air balloon ride or a horse ride. It is fun! Mount Nemrut is the 8th wonder of the world, situated on the Arsameia antique road. It has huge statues of King Antiochus I Theos of Commagene to lions, two eagles, and various Greek and Persian gods. Though most of the ancient city of Ephesus is in ruins, the Great Theatre and the Library of Celsus are some structures that are still there. Enjoy bargaining for souvenirs, jewelry, rugs, tea, and clothes in the Grand Bazaar. Istanbul has a lot of wonderful tourist attractions.