Author Archives: Roger Wade

6 Australia and New Zealand cities by price: Backpacker Index for 2020

Updated and re-ranked for 2020, the Australia and New Zealand Backpacker Index includes 6 cities that are generally the most popular for foreign visitors. The currencies of both countries weakened even more in 2018 against the US Dollar, and now they could be considered bargains compared to most famous European tourist cities. Fortunately, both countries […]

31 Asia cities by price: Backpacker Index for 2020

Asia continues to provide many (if not most) of the world’s great travel bargains. For the tenth year running, we at have ranked all of Asia’s top tourist destinations from cheapest to most expensive, at least for those on lower budgets. The 2020 list is fairly similar to the 2019 list because prices and […]

19 Best Asia destinations in May of 2020

If you are planning a trip to Asia in May you’ll have probably more great choices than in any other month of the year, but it’s still important to plan carefully. The main cities in southeast Asia such as Bangkok and Saigon are extremely hot this time of year, and you might get some rainfall […]

22 Best May destinations in Europe for 2020

Those looking for ideal destinations in Europe for the month of May have nearly endless choices. The May weather is warm enough to be nearly perfect in all but the most northern cities, and yet tourist crowds are still small since many people can’t get away until June or later. Even though it’s “warm” in […]