Destinations

Whether you are not sure what your next holiday destinations will be or you have decided where to spend your vacation abroad, here at Chasing The Unexpected we strive to provide you with the necessary information you need to visit popular and more offbeat travel destinations.

Do you want to visit popular tourist spots in France and Italy? Check out our Europe guides.

Do you want to venture out of your comfort zone and visit offbeat destinations? Check out our travel guide to Iran or our useful tips to help you plan a trip to Afghanistan.

We cover also Asian destinations like China, India, and Cambodia, and for each country, we strive to give honest and practical information on the best things to see and do, the best restaurants, the best hotels as well as the things you should know before you go.

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Deciding what holiday destination?

Our articles and guides are there to help you better understand your holiday destinations so you can enjoy your stay there.

After all, not many people get only ONE chance to travel abroad for the holidays. So, why not have extra tips and guides to get the best out of that 10 days holiday!

Search the collection of holiday destinations we visited and choose the one you are planning to visit. Master yourself about the place before stepping there yo avoid any nasty surprise. Our articles have been helpful to even some of the most experienced travelers.

Cheapest Places To Travel In 2019

For 2018 there are many countries that you can visit without spending thousands of dollars. As a matter of fact to figure out which countries are cheap to travel all you need to do is to check their currency against the US dollars and also check basic hotel prices. That should give you a good idea about the prices in the targeted destinations. Here is a list of cheap travel destinations in the world that you might like.

Iran
I have been there multiple times and traveled the whole country without going broke. 1 Euro equals to 6200 Tomans. What can you buy with 6200 tomans? For example, you can buy ten giant fresh bread and I am not talking about the loaves of bread. Each of piece of bread can be up to 80 centimeters tall and 40 centimeters wide. With 20000 tomans (3-euro) you can have a nice lunch or dinner in the restaurant and so on. The transportation fees are cheap, both in the cities and from one province to another. An eight-hour high-end train from one province to another (foods and bed included in the trains) cost 25 euros. The same for everything else.

As far as the history goes, the Persians are one of the nations with richest history and culture. Every province has something unique from the rest of the world to offer you. If I was to rank Iran, it would take a place among the top 5 tourist destinations in the world for those who want to experience something unique. There are many things to do and places to visit in Iran.

Friendly, Iranians are some of the world’s most hospitable people in the world. They are friendly and happy to see tourists in their country. Don’t be surprised to get invited by totally stranger Iranians to their homes.

India
In the country where a teacher makes $200 per month and can afford to live with a family of 6, you can imagine the prices. The country has a rich history and packed with historical sites to visit. Known as the world’s largest democracy, you don’t have dress code limitation. The only downside this beautiful country would be the lack of standard hygiene in most places and the contaminated water but if you are careful, your trips to this magnificent destination in South Asia will be unforgettable. Your travel to this historical destination can also be unforgettable if you are not careful with what you eat. Many tourists left the country with some scary diseases, so be careful.

Known as one of the best places to visit in India, the Golden City of Jaisalmer is usually overlooked by travelers because of its distance from Delhi. If you do go to India, You can add the Jaisalmer to your bucket list. it’s some a 14-hour train ride from Delhi but it is worth it. It has gorgeous architecture and lovely fort. Watch where you eat and what you eat as well as what you drink. There are also many places to visit in Delhi and if you have time, don’t miss them.

Indonesia
For an unforgettable adventure without going broke, you can go to the Komodo Islands, one of the cheapest destinations to travel named as one of the New 7 Wonders of Nature. The country is absolutely gorgeous and packed with amazing islands such the worldwide popular Bali which totally worth visiting. Don’t forget to visit the Java, Lombok, Sumatra, and Sulawesi.

Sri Lanka
One of the best destinations to travel which is easy on the budget and offers big adventures in Sri Lanka. I have been to Sri Lanka and explored few beautiful towns. This beautiful travel destination offers lovely beaches, delicious spicy food, and lovely ancient history. The country has close cultural similarities to India from the old ancient times and their languages also have similarities to each.

If you visit this beautiful and cheap travel destination, don’ miss the; the Pidurangala Rock, and Citadel of Sigiriya, Little Adam’s Peak, Sigiriya World Heritage Site, Ella Rock, Royal Botanical Gardens, Mihintale, The Golden Temple, and Old Town of Galle and its Fortifications.

Morocco
One of the best travel destinations in 2018 is the northern African country of Morocco bordering the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea. It’s one of the cheap destinations that has much to offer for travelers. From delicious cuisine to mixture of African, Arabian and European cultures.

The big cities of the country have enchanting souk, lively markets, and many historical sites to visit. Some of the places to visit in this beautiful travel destination are the Marrakesh located below the Atlas mountains. Fes, Morocco’s old capital is currently considered also an important religious place. Chefchanouen, a small town with popular blue and white houses and last but not least, visit the Meknes, one of the four imperial cities in Morocco.

Italy
The diverse landscape, majestic hill, and mountains, and city are all reasons to visit this historical country. It’s a haven for anyone any traveler. There are so much to visit that months of traveling wouldn’t be enough. From the birthplace of the renaissance, Florence, to Rome, Vince, Turin, Pisa, Siena they all offer different landscape. Food and drink-wise, Italy offers the world’s most popular human food, the pizza, cheese, wine, delicious espresso and types of pasta. The Italian cuisine is known all over the world.

History, the Roman left so much to read and visit that one or two trips wouldn’t be enough. Italy, one of the best travel destinations in the world offers magnificent art and architecture that no other country has. If you want to know how to plan your trip to Italy, our Italy guide will take you through every step.

Spain
Stunning historic places, Andalusia’s cities have an amazing cultural heritage. But you’d be remiss to think that’s all there is to do in this top travel destination. Visit the lovely beaches for getting sun and enjoying the beautiful the Mediterranean Sea. Museums and galleries packed with precious work of arts. Visit the country and celebrate the Semana Santa for the Easter weekend. This top travel destination in 2018 is also a great place for family travel.

Best places to travel 2018

Brazil
This South America travel destination will bring out the explorer in anyone who visits. From getting sun in the beautiful beaches to hiking and tasting the delicious tropical fruits, Brazil offers travelers year-round outdoor activities. Curitiba, One of the largest cities in the South of Brazil, known to urban planners and innovative public transit system. The city offers green beautiful landscapes, many parks, and monuments and the Oscar Niemeyer Museum. If you end this top travel destination, make sure to also visit the Iguazu Falls where 250 waterfalls plunge into the river on the border between Brazil and Argentina and also Paraguay. The way Brazilians celebrate the Carnival is pretty unique and worth the time and money. Pink Dolphins, Cachca drink, and Sao Paulo are few other reasons to visit this magnificent travel destination.

Romania
Packed with the UNESCO World Heritage site Romania is one of the top travel destinations in Europe with once-in-a-lifetime adventure. In addition to beautiful medieval sights, delicious treats, some of the most beautiful castles in Europe this country is also relatively cheap to travel. Therefore, we recommend it to those looking for the cheapest country to travel in Europe.

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