Countries You Can Visit For $1000

Countries You Can Visit For $1000 Or Less

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Countries You Can Visit For $1000

When I first started this blog three years ago, I made the claim that it’s possible to travel the world for $1000 USD or less per month. And that is a claim I still believe to be true today.

I am confident that if I averaged out the amount of money I’ve spent during all of my own travels, the figure would indeed be right around that $1000/month mark. Of course, there are countries you can visit that will require you to spend much more money, but at the same time, there are plenty of countries you can visit that will allow you to spend less, and in some cases, much less.

The question for this post is – which are the countries that can be visited or lived in for less than that $1000/month figure?

Here is my updated list based on the countries that I have visited myself. (And for those countries I haven’t been to within the past 12 months, I’ve contacted fellow travelers in order to confirm prices, so the information is as up-to-date as possible.)

Europe

Western Europe is tough to make happen on $1000/month but it can be possible if you really transform yourself into a budget traveler who is willing to cut costs wherever you can. Central, Eastern and Southeastern Europe, on the other hand, are a different story, offering a diverse collection of interesting countries that can be thoroughly explored for much less money. I’ve been spending a great deal of time in this region over the past year and a half myself and I am repeatedly amazed at how good of a value these countries are for travelers. Just head to some of the destinations on the below list and you’ll understand what I’m talking about. In this part of the world, accommodation can be found for less than $15/night and as low as $7/night (for a bed in a dorm room at a hostel), local meals can be eaten for $2 – $10, bus and train transportation is very reasonably priced and other activities (entrance fees) are typically less than in Western Europe as well.

Slovakia
Slovenia
Croatia
Bosnia & Herzegovina
Serbia
Montenegro
Albania
Macedonia
Bulgaria
Romania
Moldova
Estonia
Latvia

Central America & Mexico

Another region of the world that typically falls into the ‘you can travel for $1000/month’ category, you could spend months traveling around most of Central America on a tight budget. I know of many travelers who begin their adventure in a place like Guatemala and several months later, they have still yet to leave. For those interested in a relatively low-cost introduction to the Spanish-speaking world, Central America is a solid option. And if you add Mexico into the mix, you might get stuck in this region forever. Mexico is one of the most underrated countries I’ve ever spent time in. It’s an incredibly diverse land, full of friendly people, with excellent food and intriguing culture everywhere you turn (it’s also much safer than most people think) and you can experience it all quite well even as a budget traveler.

Panama
Costa Rica
Nicaragua
Honduras
El Salvador
Guatemala
Mexico

Asia

With so many countries to choose from, and with most of these countries more than ideal for budget travelers, it’s no wonder that Asia, especially Southeast Asia, is often the first stop on many travelers’ itineraries. With countries such as India and Indonesia offering some of the least expensive travel options on the planet ($500 USD per month is possible) and countries such as Thailand offering some of the best value travel experiences you can find anywhere, Asia is as good as it gets for anyone looking to travel for less than $1000 per month.

Thailand
Cambodia
Vietnam
Laos
Malaysia
Indonesia
Myanmar
Bangladesh
Nepal
Sri Lanka
India

Others

I’ve now been to South Africa twice and while my particular trips were not exactly as budget-friendly as usual, I did notice that $1000 per month would allow you to travel quite decently over there. You’d have to pay some attention to what you spend each day, and when it comes to the main attractions (ie. wildlife safaris) you’d want to check out the budget options instead of the pricier game lodges, but budget travelers in South Africa can definitely get by and have as rewarding an experience as anyone else.

Turkey is another country that can be visited for $1000 or less per month, although, that might not be true if you spend a lot of time in Istanbul, a city with prices that are on par with Western Europe. But outside Istanbul, prices drop significantly and $1000 per month is enough money to ensure you don’t end up broke after one week.

Also, over the course of this summer I hope to travel around Georgia, Azerbaijan, Poland and Lithuania, all countries where I’ve been told that $1000 is more than sufficient to travel well. I won’t be spending a full month in each place but I’ll be sure to report back after those visits to let you know how much it really does cost to travel in those areas.

So, even a few years after initially making the ‘travel on $1000 per month’ claim, much of the world can still be seen for this reasonable amount of money. Tell that to those who believe travel requires thousands and thousands of dollars and that it can’t be accomplished on such a low budget. One’s own spending habits and travel style also plays a role naturally, but if you’re able to travel simply (which is not the same as traveling in poverty as some believe), you really are able to experience the world, and benefit from that first-hand education that travel provides, for less money than you are probably spending at home.

Again, the list above consists of countries that I have personally been to so it goes without saying that there are plenty more out there that are perfect for budget travelers. And that’s why I want your input as well!

What country(s) have you traveled to or lived in for $1000 USD per month or less?

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Comments 121

  1. Jonas

    Please Earl what country should I go to as I am looking NOT having to go back home(It really scares me!)… a country where I can make some income to make the story short. What u think? 🙂

    1. Wandering Earl

      Hey Jonas – Like I said, it depends on your skills/knowledge/interests and what kind of work you want to do. There is no one country that offers endless opportunities for everyone unfortunately.

  2. Leo

    Great post Earl. Do you know any good snow skiing resorts/towns one can stay in for a season on a budget, living in Australia the southern hemisphere options are limited and very very expensive. I hear eastern europe is good though.

    1. Wandering Earl

      Hey Leo – I don’t know of any good ski resorts/towns unfortunately, mainly because I avoid cold weather places as much as possible. However, I have heard that Easter Europe, as you did as well, is a good option. I know there are places right here in Romania that are supposedly cheap and you can live in small towns near Brasov, and be quite close to the mountains.

  3. Julika

    Great resource! Regarding Europe though — in my experience Croatia is just as expensive as Italy. And Portugal is a Western European country that is really great for budget travelers: Hostels for 17 Euros per night, normally less than 8 Euros for a dinner out and an espresso or a beer is usually only 50 cents.

    1. Wandering Earl

      Hey Julika – I think Croatia can be as expensive as Western Europe but I’ve been a few times and always managed to keep it under $1000/month relatively easily. So it’s definitely possible if you choose accommodation, dining, transportation options carefully. Thanks for adding Portugal…looks like it might be able to visited for around the $1000/month mark with those prices.

  4. Jeremy Branham

    Eastern Europe – favorite area of the world to explore. Hope to get back there this year. In the meantime, let’s try and keep it a secret (despite all those great countries on your list) 🙂

  5. Sarah Somewhere

    Hey Earl, we are traveling (well, living, at the moment) on less than that, which as a couple is much easier due to shared expenses on everything. I think $1000 is a great number for budget travelers as even on that you live and eat like a king in many countries (mostly SE Asia). And I agree, if you are savvy, its much cheaper to travel than people realise.

    1. Wandering Earl

      Hey Sarah – Thanks for the input and I do agree that traveling as a couple can help keep costs even lower. Glad you’re making it happen out there!

  6. Ed

    Article in England’s Daily Telegraph: “How I visited every country in the world – without a single flight.”

    Graham Hughes visited 201 countries in 4 years, and I think he spent something like $19,000. That’s $400 a month.

    “There are good people all over the world,” he writes, “people who will go out of their way to help a stranger.”

    1. Wandering Earl

      Hey Ed – Of course, it’s possible to travel on a very tiny amount of money, that is true! I just like to give a budget of $1000 because I personally don’t want to rely on strangers all the time and constantly accept free places to stay, free meals, free transportation or other things that cost locals money.

  7. Katie

    You can definitely do Ukraine for less than $1000/month. Same with Armenia and Georgia. Azerbaijan would be trickier as prices in Baku are close to Western Europe or higher (I almost accidentally bought a pint of ice cream in the grocery store for $20 there!). Even outside of Baku, things are pricier than Georgia or Armenia.

    Would also add Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan to the list.

    1. Wandering Earl

      Hey Gabriel – Flights do often cost the same as one month of travel over there in SE Asia but like you said, if your trip is 2 or more months, you can still make it happen for about $1000/month when all expenses are averaged out.

  8. Metodija

    That`s a great article to remind people that travel it`s not all about the money. I myself am from Macedonia and I`m definitely glad that my country is on the list. Everybody is welcomed here:)

    1. Wandering Earl

      Hey Metodija – Welcome to the site and thanks for the kind invitation for readers to visit Macedonia!

  9. Marcelo Duailibe

    Great approach Earl! As a Travel Agent is not uncommon to fit Holidays in people’s budgets, and USD1,000 sounds reasonable to me when it comes to paying for flights and accommodation in a foreign Country. I myself have gone to Indonesia with my partner, 4.5 star accommodation + flights for AUD800 each, last April.

    Here in Australia, for less than AUD1,00 you could fly and stay in most of the south Pacific Islands and most of Asia, if booked in advance. A good knowledge of seasonal travel plus heaps of patience will be definitely helpful.

    1. Wandering Earl

      Hey Marcelo – The only thing is that booking a holiday is not the same as traveling for one month. There is no way you could book a holiday for one month that would cost under $1000 🙂

  10. Jonny Blair

    Great article as ever Earl. And mostly you are right. However I can’t believe you have left out China!! It is without doubt one of the easiest and best countries to get by on a cheap budget. I can get by on $500 a month here – accomodation is as cheap as there is, beer and food is the cheapest on the planet and the only real cost is sightseeing (national parks can cost a fair whack). Less than $1000 in China is easy, I spent about $90 US last week and that included some entry fees to sights, temples etc..

    Also while this budget is possible in most parts of the world, it will unfortunately mean missing out on top sights…e.g. The Inca Trail in Peru (around $250 for 4 days if i remember right, and rising), hiking most mountains (I recently done Kinabalu over 2 days at a cost of around $267!) and lots of national parks charge entry prices (even Yuanyang in China now charges $20 for 2 days) and so to get them done for $1000 a month, might be tough but of course if you sleep rough and dont eat well, can be done in most countries.

    Other countries for me which I’ve done on this budget are Northern Ireland, Laos, Paraguay and Uruguay. Sri Lanka sadly is just not cheap anymore – even climbing Sigiriya these days costs $30 and the hostels and hotels have gone up a lot. Of those Northern Ireland is the most commercial but still the cheapest part of the UK to go backpacking in.

    Safe travels. Jonny

    1. Wandering Earl

      Hey Jonny – As mentioned in the piece, this list is of countries I’ve been to and when it comes to China, I’ve only been to Hong Kong 🙂

      As for missing out on the sights, I think it’s still possible to include those. First, there almost always ways to do things cheaper and second, if the price is high, factoring that into your budget over a several month trip is still doable. As I said, the idea is that you need an average of $1000 per month when traveling and if you overspend one month in order to do something that you really want but costs a lot, the next month you simply cut back and spend less.

  11. Ali

    Great list! I don’t think I could ever be a true budget traveler, but this is a good basis for planning to know what countries can easily be so affordable. My husband and I are starting to research places to go for about 3 months this winter, so this helps. And it’s always great to show people travel isn’t as expensive as they think it is.

    1. Wandering Earl

      Hey Ali – Most people are quite surprised by how comfortable traveling on $1000 per month can be in many parts of the world! Let us know where you choose to go this winter!

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  13. Catia Silva

    Hey!

    I was in Croatia and Slovenia! I know better Slovenia then Croatia, but I love both countries.

    Slovenia is a small country but very nice! I love the region of the lake Bled! I was in summer but I think that it should be very beautiful in winter.
    Piran, Koper, Liubliana, Bled.. amazing places!

    In Croatia I just went to Zagreb and the north cost and I loved. The region of Pula is very nice. Rovinj is a small vilage with very charm!

    Hope you enjoy your trip

  14. karen

    Definitely a great deal of South America falls into the low budget category: Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador, Colombia. I always find when there’s a will there’s a way. For example I stayed in my own rented house in Brazil in carnival season for US$100 per week. I cooked my own food, hung out at the beach etc = cheap. This was an unusually low price but as I said – where there’s a will there’s a way 🙂

    1. Wandering Earl

      Hey Karen – Absolutely…there are always decisions that we can make while traveling that will reduce our costs even more and renting a place for a longer-period of time in one location is certainly one of them!

  15. kle Keepcalmandtravel.com

    how interesting!I was surprised about South Africa. I thought it would have been much more expensive…good to know! The more i read these articles and the more i want to keep on going. One of my dreams would be to cross the ocean and get to see central and Latin america. I’m currently living and working part time in Thailand, the cost of the ticket to get to is going to be massive right? would be nice to visit mexico or Peru’..

    1. Wandering Earl

      Hey Kle – The ticket will be on the higher end for such a journey but just keep looking at prices because you never know when a good fare will pop up. Also, sometimes you have to get creative. Look for cheap flights to Europe, then a cheap flight on maybe Condor Airlines or Air Berlin from there to Mexico.

  16. Brandi

    Definitely Morocco! I lived in Rabat for two years and was able to travel a lot within the country, spend a summer in France and make a big trip to Turkey/Syria on a $1200/month salary. I had a nice apartment, ate well, splurged every now and again and still brought thousands home in savings. $1000/month would not be a problem at all! Thanks so much for your blog, Wandering Earl!

  17. Robert

    Cuba. I spent 3 months this past winter and it can easily be done on less than $1000 a month. However prices are increasing and the general feeling is that when the US embargo is lifted prices will jump. So go now if you are on a budget!

    1. Wandering Earl

      Hey Robert – I can imagine that Cuba will become quite expensive soon enough. Now is definitely the time to go.

  18. Masa

    It’s possible to live in Taiwan for 1000 USD a month as well. I don’t hear much about Taiwan as a traveler destination (except from the Japanese), but it’s a beautiful country with great food and friendly people.

    I lived in Taipei for 3 months from February this year.

    Accommodation can be a bit more expensive than most of the other countries in Asia (for a decent room in a shared house/apartment, expect to pay around 350USD, especially if it’s a short term rental), but otherwise the cost of living is just as low as Thailand, for example. That said, it depends on what kind of lifestyle you live as well.

    1. Wandering Earl

      Hey Masa – You are right, you don’t hear much about Taiwan as a travel destination. I’ve been myself but not for a long period of time and from everything I hear from those who do make it there, it is a wonderful, reasonably priced place to visit!

  19. Earl from iPadNomads

    We spent almost 4 weeks between Bulgaria, Serbia and Romania and 1 night in Bratislava, Slovakia and enjoyed all of them, especially Bulgaria and Romania.

    I think you’ll enjoy all of those countries as we’ve heard great things about all of them.

    1. Wandering Earl

      Hey Earl – As you know, those are some of my favorite countries and of course, I’m still having a hard time leaving Romania!

  20. Cynthia

    I was just in Europe a while back and had a blast in Croatia, Montenegro, and Albania specifically. I met two men in Albania who have been living there for a while. One from America, another from the Netherlands. They only paid around 250 Euro a month for accommodation which included breakfast. I barely spent money while staying there and ate really well, saw great sites, met amazing people, and went on a great hike. I have a soft spot for Albania and wouldn’t mind staying there for a while paying 250 Euro a month. I totally agree with you, Earl. It’s not only possible to live on $1000 or less in many countries, but to live well. Thanks for the informative article.

    1. Wandering Earl

      Hey Cynthia – Absolutely and sounds like you had some excellent experiences in that part of the world. I had a great time in Albania too when I was there last summer!

  21. Wade

    Given the increase in popularity for Couchsurfing and HouseSitting, traveling for under 1k/month is possible just about anywhere. I definitely think your are spot on with the countries you listed…definitely all very friendly to budget travelers!

    1. Wandering Earl

      Hey Wade – Great point. Not only do you save money on accommodation with those sites, you have experiences that often times would not be possible if you stayed at a hostel/hotel. Not a bad combination.

  22. John Mayson

    While I stayed in comfortable hotels, I have traveled quite a bit across Malaysia, Thailand, and Cambodia and I agree all can be done for well under $1,000/month.

    I wondered what the hostels on Mosque Street in Singapore for for a night. If you eat street food you could probably do Singapore for under $1,000 also, but that might be pushing it.

    1. Wandering Earl

      Hey John – Singapore might be possible but even a dorm room can cost about $25/night and more, so it would be tight. But with couchsurfing, as many others have pointed out, it is definitely doable!

  23. Colin

    Think China could be added. But I understand why you may have omitted it. China is about as cheap or expensive as you want to make it. Outrageously expensive in some senses dirt cheap in others.

    1. Wandering Earl

      Hey Colin – Actually, the only reason I left it out is because this is a list of countries I’ve actually been to and since the only part of China I’ve visited is Hong Kong, I didn’t want to include the entire country.

  24. Steve C

    Earl, I noticed that you missed Belize on the Central American list. Maybe you haven’t been there and that’s why, but it’s much the same as all the other countries in C.A. for the cost of living in paradise.

    Most of my experience traveling throughout Mexico and Central America is driving / living with a pickup and a camper on the back. Our one year R/T (California / Costa Rica) adventure only set us back about $6,000 US dollars for two people. It was done in a twenty year old Ford pickup that cost about $2,000 (with new tires) and a camper that I bought and fixed up for about $1,800. And, when you’re done with your trip, you can sell the two for (?). I didn’t sell my pickup or camper because I couldn’t bare to part with my good friends. (A man and his truck, it’s a beautiful thing) 🙂

    1. Wandering Earl

      Hey Steve – I have been to Belize but it’s been a long time and I wasn’t able to get any feedback from anyone who has been recently. But it’s good to know that you can still travel there on a low budget as well. Your experience down in those parts must have been unreal driving that truck around!

  25. Brianna

    If my week-long stay in Krakow, Poland was any indication, Poland is definitely an inexpensive place to visit! My hostel bed was $9 CDN a night (6-person dorm) and it was the cleanest one I encountered in Europe! And I still rave about the delicious meal of perogies and salads we had one day for only $3 CDN. Definitely a great inexpensive place to visit, rich with history.

  26. Kimmy @ AfterGlobe

    Glad to read all your recommendations, as well as in the comments. It’s great knowing there are many places to travel to so cheaply to help balance out some of the more expensive places. It also makes places I may not have thought of before to travel to more appealing.

  27. Adelina

    I lived in Budapest, Hungary for about $650 a month including accommodation in the centre of the city. Food is relatively inexpensive if you avoid the tourist places when eating out. The markets are really affordable and many attractions are free or low cost.

    And I agree, the surround countries: Slovakia, Romania, Serbia etc are very affordable. Slovenia is a little pricier, but definitely a lot more affordable compared to much of Western Europe.

  28. Erin

    For us it depends on how fast we are travelling. If we slow down and rent an apartment for a month or more then things are much cheaper. We are living in the little Mexican beach town of San Pancho at the moment for $550 each per month (sharing a house as a couple). As we don’t like to stay in hostels much (definitely not dorm rooms as a couple) then things get much more expensive when we move around more. It’s definitely possible in many of these countries though without watching the budget too much.

  29. Janvi

    Morocco, my friend! Please put this gorgeous country on your map, you’d love it. We traveled for a week across Northern Morocco to three cities and a camel safari to the Sahara from the village of Merzouga with return tickets to Spain for 500 Euros tops. Fez is a very special city to me, cheaper than most others and walking through it’s Medina was like peeling an onion. The cultural ties are so dense! Thank you for opening up this space on budget travel – students, backpackers and such minority travel groups – will appreciate it a lot. Another topic that can be linked to his theme is this: budget travel and how the tourism in cheaper places conflict with regular travelers that splurge away.

  30. Jeremy

    I’m currently in Romania and can personally vouch for it. It’s a great country with amazing nature, fun and safe cities, cheap prices and plenty of English speakers. Romanian is a romance language as well, so you can at least read the street signs as well! (not as easy in Bulgaria)((Which is even cheaper by the way!))

  31. Ed

    How content are you willing to be? In Hawaii I once slept on the beach (away from where the authorities might be looking), ate cereal and peanut butter, showered in a waterfall, read some books that I’d brought along, swam in the ocean, and watched the sun go down every night. The month cost me $66.

    1. Wandering Earl

      Hey Ed – It definitely all depends on a person’s travel style and what they’re looking to get out of their trip. Ultra-budget options always exist as well as your own experience shows.

  32. anthony

    Hello

    Does anyone recommend any of the following countries?

    Slovakia
    Slovenia
    Croatia
    Bosnia & Herzegovina
    Serbia
    Montenegro
    Albania
    Macedonia
    Bulgaria
    Romania
    Moldova
    Estonia
    Latvia

    I intend to do some budget travel myself, very soon as my 40th is coming.

    Any advice is welcomed

    Thank you
    Anthony

  33. T.W. Anderson @ Marginal Boundaries

    Yep, I’ll second Bulgaria and Mexico, and also throw in Colombia. I spent 2.5 years in Sofia (Bulgaria) living for well under $600 USD a month, in Colombia for about $450 a month, and here in Mexico I run on about $650 a month.

    Great list! Thanks for sharing, Earl.

  34. Russell Mease

    Great Post Earl. Have you considered that it is possible to live in the USA for under $1,000 per month? It’s not easy, but it’s possible. I currently live in Portland and am making it my goal to live for the next 10 months with less than $10 thousand dollars. I live in a shared house, bike around town, eat out very infrequently, etc…

    1. Wandering Earl

      Hey Russell – I’d imagine that it is possible to live in the US, as you are about to demonstrate. I think for someone who is looking to travel around the US, it would be a lot harder though.

  35. Jérémy

    In Latvia it’s definitely easy to live for 500/600€ per month. Same in Lithuania (not mentionned in your list, but really, really cheap too!).
    A few years back, in my hometown in France I lived easily with 800€/month, now it’s a bit tough. I’d say 1000/1000€ per month is okay. But in Western Europe, you can live for really cheap in Southern Spain (Andalucia), or Portugal. Even in South Italy, it’s quite cheap too.

    Jérémy / From France 🙂

    1. Wandering Earl

      Hey Jeremy – I hope to visit Lithuania this summer so it’s good to know that it can be done quite inexpensively. And good points about Southern Spain and Italy as well!

  36. Blaz

    Morocco – definitely less then 1000€/month 😉 I spent around 400€ for 3 weeks but I mostly stayed with couchsurfers 🙂 The only negative thing is the price of transportation, I’d say I spent around half of my budget only for buses, although I did travel all around Morocco.

  37. Luísa Sousa

    I believe it’s possible to stay in Portugal for a month on much less than 1000$. There’s cheap accommodation for 10€ per night (13$) in shared hostel room, right in the center of the city. Its also possible to rent a room in a shared house for 250€/month (328$) with all expenses included. Food is cheap, specially in normal restaurants (non-touristic ones). Transport is also very cheap. And the Sun is free! 😉

    1. Wandering Earl

      Hey Luisa – A few people have mentioned Portugal which is great to hear. I loved my time there but was not there for too long so I didn’t get a good enough idea of how much it would cost. Seems like quite an inexpensive destination and a great value.

  38. Wil @ Where's Wil

    I spent the month living in Koh Phangan, Thailand (My first month living abroad (and not traveling)) and it was refreshingly affordable. Even being a tourist area with higher then mainland prices, with a house and a motorbike I was well under $1,000.

  39. Jonny Blair

    Great post Earl and I agree with most of it – but as you and I know, the thing is when you budget that low, then some of the major sights just cant be done (unfortunately). The Inca Trail in Peru for one (around $250 for 4 days if i remember right), hiking most mountains (recently done Kinabalu over 2 days at a cost of $267) and a lot of national parks (for example Yuanyang in China was $20 for 2 days) and so to get them done for $1000 a month, youre pushing it, but worth a try and you’re right to remind your readers that it CAN be done (you might be eating beans on toast and drinking only water for a month though).

    Where have I done for less than $1000??
    1. You forgot to include my favourite cheap country – China!! Probably the cheapest of the lot and the easiest to manage on less than $1000. I spent about $90 last week in China (7 days of backpacking…check one of my posts on Chongqing – more to come). Heading to Nanchang on Friday and will be budgeting for about $25-30 a day as Im doing a national park. Beers and food can cost $4 a day for all meals. Transport $1, unless youre moving towns in which case budget for $10. Accomodation in China? $5 a night – if youre paying more in China then you dont know how to budget!

    2. Other notable countries for me which fit this budget are Vietnam, Laos, Paraguay and Uruguay. Sri Lanka I was there in February and the prices of things have simply gone up too much, it was one of the most expensive “backpacking” trips Ive done in years. It cost me $30 alone to get into Sigiriya!!

    Keep encouraging the cheap travel options though. It’s really important for people to know you dont need a lot of money to travel…

    Safe travels. Jonny

  40. Andy

    Hi Earl,
    I’m currently living in Northeast China and living on less than 1,000 a month (of course it helps when the school you teach for pays for your apartment.) If I was a penny-pincher, I think it’d be easy to live on closer to 500 a month, but instead I live comfortably, (go out for food, take taxis, treat myself to imported goods every now and then etc.) and I still spend well under 1,000. Love your blog, I share it with fellow travelers.
    -Andy

    1. Wandering Earl

      Hey Andy – Thanks for that and I appreciate you spreading the world about the blog! And that’s good to know about China as well…so many people mentioned it that I might have to get there myself sometime soon.

  41. Global Nomads

    For us the living costs not really depended much about the country where we have been They depend more on what services we use and how we live. You can always walk instead of using taxis and buses and sleep in public places like airports if accommodation is expensive.

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