Top 5 international destinations that aren’t just value for money but also jazzy & luxurious

Travel experts say that 2018 will be the year of affordable destinations. More and more people will want to explore untried locations but at value-driven costs – a combination of luxury, beauty and monetary gains. We bring to you the top 5 value-for-money locations in the world that are virgin, magical, economical and beautiful.

Tallinn, Estonia

Estonia’s capital is compact and fashionable. A lovely quaint town in Eastern Europe, this old town has the charm to easily befriend you. Stay in good-value dorms, guesthouses or private homes and soak-in the Baltic Sea views. Connected by budget flights from across Europe, the city has everything you may desire in a holiday. Food too is not taxing to your wallet.

Lanzarote, Canary Islands, Spain

Increasingly becoming popular with vacationers, this is a well-developed set up. The moon-like scenery of Parque Nacional de Timanfaya, clean beaches of Órzola and the wineries of La Geria reward those who come here for more than a traditional seaside break. In one small package you can explore César Manrique’s artistic and architectural marvels, take up hiking trails and enjoy stunning views across Lanzarote.


Even though well known, Poland is still relatively under-visited. Kraków is well known, but a lot still can be achieved her – for less! In the north, explore Gdańsk’s old town and enchanting coastal scenery. Lublin, Toruń and Tarnów are other places to visit. If you have more time, explore the mountain playground around budget-friendly Zakopane or bison-spotting in Białowieża National Park. Inexpensive train and bus connections, keenly priced food and beer, plus budget places to stay complete a wonderful holiday here.

Essaouira, Morocco

Morocco is another destination which fast emerging as a fun place is to be in and that too at affordable prices. Try alternatives other than the famous Marrakesh. Head to Essaouira A popular day trip from Marrakesh, Essaouira can now be reached direct by low-cost flights from the UK and France. The walled city’s narrow alleyways, traditional hammams and medina are high on the sensory delight. The breeze allows for superb wind and kitesurfing, as well as lavish beach walks. The food is sensational even on a low budget, in particular the fresh seafood.

Hunan, China

Hunan is China is always buzzing. At Zhangjiajie, an amazing sandstone canyon with almost 250 bizarrely shaped peaks, the world’s longest glass bridge opened in 2016. Another don’t-miss is Fenghuang, a stunning historic town that quite literally hangs over the Tuo River. If you’re not sold yet, the provincial capital Changsha happened to be Mao Zedong’s home town. This being China, costs can be very low indeed. Meals are affordable and the variety is immense. Accommodation is very reasonable too and even humongous servings of fiery Hunan cuisine in the flashiest Changsha restaurants cannot harm the pocket so much!

Enough dope for plans to materialise! So, get on the jet plane and head for a vacation to cherish.

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