The capitals of the states of the “post-Soviet space” and Southeast Asia are adjacent in the ranking of the best places for tourists budget travelers in 2023: the list compiled according to the British retailer Cotswold Outdoor turned out to be unexpected in this regard.
The ranking took into account such parameters as the average cost of a grocery basket, crime rate, mobile Internet speed, affordable housing, including the cost of hostels and the development of couch surfing (that is, the opportunity to live with local residents for free), as well as the cost of public transport and available free tourist attractions.
To sum up, the top 10 looks like this:
For example, the average cost of hostels among the leaders of the rating is $15-17. The cost of the basic “food basket” – in Yerevan it will cost a tourist $13 (a little more than 1 thousand rubles), in Baku – $11, in Bangkok almost $17. At the same time, eating in a street cafe in the latter is much cheaper – from $1.5. True, tourists were also warned that the crime rate in Bangkok is significantly higher than in many other places in the rating.
Recall that earlier for tourists, the British publication Quotezone compiled a rating of countries and attractions in Europe, where the greatest risk of becoming a victim of pocket Theft.
The team studied the number of mentions of pickpocketing in tourists' reviews of the main attractions of different countries in Europe and calculated an index of such crimes for each country. The most dangerous in terms of the risk of losing personal belongings are:
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