Three Asian Nations to Visit on a Budget

Overseas travel doesn't have to be expensive
Thailand boast stunning historic structures. (Thailand Ministry of Tourism photo)

Three Asian Nations to Visit On A Budget

Traveling to different countries doesn’t have to be as expensive as you may expect. There are some budget travel destinations that are worth visiting. Perhaps, you just need more information about them. The best way to minimize expenses is looking for promotions for both airfare and hotels. Most of the time you can travel around Asian countries fairly inexpensively with trains, busses and taxis. 

 If perhaps a promotion isn’t enough for you to save money, have you thought about putting your money into something that gains better interest than the typical CD or savings account. points out that sound investments can be questionable in today’s market, but an investment in real estate notes actually gives a high return on investment.

This type of investment makes sense because people want to keep their homes so it’s a win-win for everyone. However, you always have other investment choices, like high-interest bonds or going to an investment consultant.  

Before you have your budget ready, you should have an idea of where you want to go, and today we will go over the three best Asian countries to visit.

1. India

India may be considered the least-expensive country to visit. One USD is 67.90 Indian Rupees. Aside from this, inflation is very low in India compared to that of other developing countries.

The most popular place to visit in India is the Taj Mahal. It’s a very large mausoleum built by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in remembrance of his beloved wife. Aside from the Taj Mahal, India is home to a lot of famous foods such as Biryani, Tandoori, and Bhindi Masala.

The good thing about India is that many people can speak English despite their unique culture and tradition. You won’t have a hard time asking people about directions and suggestions to other tourist attractions. Other exciting places you can visit include the Hindu temples, wildlife, and a variety of other festivals.

2. The Philippines

According to Wikitravel, the Philippines is considered the Asia’s Sleeping Tiger. The Philippines was developed by the Spaniards in the 15th Century and left many of its fortifications and churches in place when the Philippines gained its independence from Spain in 1898.

Today, these historic sites are what brings many visitors from around the world.  Another added benefit for tourism lies in the rich culture, unique cuisine, scuba diving, snorkeling, and some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Some of the best destinations in the Philippines include Boracay, Palawan, and Puerto Galera.

There is so much else to do around the Philippines and rest assured that your USD will go far as the exchange rate is 1 USD to 50 Philippine Pesos. Also, as an important note, English is well spoken here as it’s taught to every student that goes to school besides their own native language.

3. Thailand

Thailand is another country of destination in terms of good places with less cost. If you convert your one US Dollar, it would be 36.03 Thai Baht. This country has a very large population of Buddhists. This is why you can find a lot of stunning Buddhist temples and ancient structures. If you love spicy foods, beautiful beaches then you should come explore Thailand.


There are many countries around the world that you can visit on a budget. However, the above countries are worth visiting simply because they have a lot more to offer than most places. Moreover, many travelers shared a lot of great experiences in these countries through word-of-mouth and online reviews on many travel sites. welcomes thoughtful comments and the varied opinions of our readers. We are in no way obligated to post or allow comments that our moderators deem inappropriate. We reserve the right to delete comments we perceive as profane, vulgar, threatening, offensive, racially-biased, homophobic, slanderous, hateful or just plain rude. Commenters may not attack or insult other commenters, readers or writers. Commenters who persist in posting inappropriate comments will be banned from commenting on