When you travel while you’re young, you get to open yourself up to new experiences and learn valuable life skills. However, the main stumbling block for young travellers is the cost. Luckily there are plenty of destinations that will satisfy your sense of adventure and won’t bankrupt you.
For the 20 destinations on our list, we looked at PriceofTravel.com’s 2016 backpacker index and also factored in the cost of getting there. You can get to most of these destinations for less than $500 for a return plane ticket.