The World Economic Forum's biannual Travel & Tourism Competitiveness Report has ranked 141 countries in terms of price competitiveness, taking into account air taxes and airport charges, the price of hotel accommodation, fuel prices and the cost of living. Here are 10 places to avoid if you're travelling on a tight budget.
End of the World Photo and caption by Sean Hacker Teper / National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest This photo, taken at the 'end of the world' swing in Banos, Ecuador, captures a man on the swing overlooking an erupting Mt. Tungurahua. The eruption took place on February 1st, 2014. Minutes after the photo was taken, they had to evacuate the area because of an incoming ash cloud.
10 of the Most Beautiful Travel Adventures to Take Around the World
Amazon Rainforest, South America -The Amazon rainforest is the last green frontier on earth. It is estimated that 20 percent of the earth's oxygen is produced in the area. It encompasses 1.7 billion acres and runs across nine South American countries. It also holds the largest collection of living plant and animal species. Ride along the Amazon River on a ship, take a twilight hike to observe nocturnal animals, and just enjoy the wild, untamed forest life.