How Much Money I Spent Travelling Europe for 1 month.
June 21, 2015
After spending 5 years travelling around the likes of North America, South America, Asia, Australia & New Zealand I finally did a one month backpacking trip around Europe!
One of my reasons for not having Europe on my radar before this despite being from the UK was because of the cost but after meeting people travelling and doing some research I realised that Eastern Europe could be done on a budget and that a lot of cities in Eastern Europe are less visited than the neighbouring West which was something that really attracted me.
I gave myself 3 weeks to travel Eastern/Central Europe which I then pushed to 4 weeks and included Paris at the end because I hadn’t been before and this was one of the top places I had wanted to visit!
How I travelled Eastern Europe on a budget:
I travelled pretty quickly and on a budget. I didn’t want to pay for many attractions and tours as I’m happy walking around myself or joining a free walking tour where you pay a small tip at the end. I cooked dinner and made breakfast in the hostel a lot and tended to eat out at lunch but never somewhere overly expensive. I stayed in hostels in dorm rooms to keep the cost of accommodation down too.
Detailed below is how much spent in each country which includes food, accommodation, walking tour tips, any activity costs. I have noted the transport costs between places separately.
Flight from Birmingham, UK to Krakow, Poland with Ryan Air- £40.00