Backpacking is a common activity for people who have just left school or university and want to see the world. This means that a lot of people go to all different places to experience the culture and gain some valuable life experience. This also means that there are numerous places that are recommended to visit while backpacking. Some of the best places in the world to visit are Europe and South-east Asia. These are great destinations for several different reasons as each has unique pros and cons that make them amazing places to visit.
There are so many countries so close together in Europe with unique cultures that it is one of the best places to backpack through. There are a few things you should consider before traveling through Europe.
The cost of visiting Europe while not expensive, it is not the cheapest other major destination I will show you. Prices can range from the very low to over 600 dollars for a couple of days including food, accommodation and transport. This means you can get a great deal in some countries but in places like France and Italy it can be quite expensive.
Travel between European countries is quite easy because it is a popular travel destination. Plane flights are very cheap between countries so this should not drain expenses. There are also trains and buses that will allow you to travel between these countries.
There are numerous sites across Europe that you can visit, including the Eiffel tower, the Colosseum and many other historical landmarks that are famous throughout the world. You may also want to see other things like villages and even the Swiss mountains. There are a lot of sights all over Europe that can be seen.
Southeast Asia is extremely cheap for when it comes to food especially if you eat local as you can spend around a dollar or two a day. Accommodation is also low priced averaging across south east Asian countries at around $10 a night, the highest been no more than $15. It is also cheap for transport and just about everything else you do in these countries.
Backpacking has grown in popularity throughout the South East Asian countries like Thailand, Cambodia and Laos meaning that you can find buses everywhere. This makes moving to destinations and tourist spots extremely easy.
There are numerous tourist sites in the South-east Asian Countries; Angkor Wat is a great example of this as it is a main tourist location. Kuala Lumpur Is another great sight as the city is beautiful with a very modern look. These are just some of the amazing sites you can see as a backpacker in South-
When backpacking in these places you should keep in mind several factors to see how much they will affect you and your plans. Europe and Southeast Asia are both great places to visit for different reasons so before leaving you should consider what you are going to do on your trip so you can see what country best suits these needs.