One thing I always encourage people to do is spend some time outside their native country. Not just to visit, but to live for a while. Places that used to be cheap, like Paris and the Bahamas, sure aren’t anymore.
But there are still plenty of outstanding places to live comfortably for not much money. Here are 7 of our favorites.
Thailand is home to a rich culture and festivals like Songkran, the world’s largest festival in honor of Buddha. If you choose to spend some time in Thailand, you’ll run into a lot of people like you. It’s a top choice for American expats.
Average monthly rent: $300.
Average monthly utilities: $70
Minimum wage: $1.22 per hour.