When people think about visiting Asia, traditionally the first places mentioned are Tokyo, Singapore, or other more expensive tourist cities. However, parts of Asia can actually be some of the cheapest regions in the world to visit if you budget correctly. So make your budget stretch by checking out one of these five budget friendly Asian vacations.
Asia Vacation: Bangkok, Thailand
This Southeast Asia city capital destination offers plenty of food, attractions, and places to stay for cheap. In fact, Thailand is one of the most budget-friendly countries in the entire world; and backpackers have been known to stay for over a week on less than $500. However, alcohol tends to be more expensive, and you need to brush up on local tourist scams.