The Balkans are one of the most affordable regions of Europe. Tourism may have erupted on Croatia’s Dalmatian Coast, but countries like Serbia and Bosnia and Herzegovina are still recovering from the war in the 1990s. In spite of this recent troubled history, the Balkans are absolutely safe for travelers and home to some of the most hospitable people in the world. Having access to inexpensive lodgings and food meant I could spend more on cool things like castles, kayaking, hiking in Plitvice Lakes, and all the beer!
See exactly how much I spent on over three weeks in the Balkans below.