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Best European Cities for Students on the Cheap

Planning a holiday as a student is like balancing a stack of Oxford English Dictionaries on your head whilst hopping on one foot and reciting the Internationale. Your budget is already stretched and there’s little you can do to make your money go further when it comes to travelling to another country. However, if you plan where you want t go carefully from the ground up, you’ll be amazed on the places you can go that won’t be too hard on your bank account. Get ready for us to take you through our top five cities in Europe that you can visit whilst staying on a budget.

Destination 1: Krakow, Poland

Krakow boasts some of the tastiest food for the best prices in all of Europe. Pirogi and schnitzel are must-tries, whilst there’s plenty of local beers and pale ales to keep your nights well lubricated too (having a stein outdoors in warm summer evenings is a great experience). Whether you want to visit a city steeped in history or experience a vibrant modern culture, Krakow has it all. Just don’t forget to take plenty of photos of the vintage, quasi-medieval architecture there so you can show off to everyone back home.

Destination 2: Budapest, Hungary

Split by the mighty Danube River, Budapest is the best place in the continent for boat parties and late-night bar crawls that aren’t going to leave your wallet gasping for breath. Even better, cheap food and accommodation make this a great place to unwind and de-stress at any point in your travels, as wandering through the city streets with no destination proves to be half the fun.

Destination 3: Prague, Czech Republic