Published On: Dec 19 2012 11:27:40 AM CSTUpdated On: Sep 16 2013 01:00:00 AM CDT
Looking for a fall travel adventure that won't break the bank? Take a look at these top budget destinations for 2013, according to Budget Travel.
The Bahamas: Plenty of spots full of natural beauty, great nightlife and lots of good food put this destination on the map.
Kho Phi Phi, Thailand: These gorgeous beaches were made famous by the film "The Beach."
Northern Ireland: Derry/Londonderry is starting a tourism push after becoming a U.K City of Culture. Plus, which more airlines starting to serve the area, prices on airfare to Northern Ireland are expected to come down.
Antalya, Turkey: Known as the Turkish Riveria, visitors will find beaches, city life and ancient sites here.
Loire Valley, France: Hotel prices in this historic wine region dropped this year, which is good news for wine-loving travelers.
Nashville, Tenn.: New hotels, expanded food offerings and a soon-to-open new convention center are livening up this city.
Palm Springs, Calif.: Airfares to this desert destination have dropped recently, which is great for deal-seekers.
Toronto, Canada: Tons of new hotels have opened up here, but the prices haven't skyrocketed. With plenty of cultural options and outdoor activities nearby, there's something for everyone.
Slovakia: Formerly part of the Czech Republic, this young country still has plenty of history -- the city of Kosice has been around since the 12th century.
Boracay Islands, The Philippines: This island's beautiful beaches are becoming increasingly popular with both U.S. and east Asian tourists.
Read the original article and find out more about these destinations at BudgetTravel.com.
A major 7.8 earthquake hit Kathmandu mid-day on Saturday. Many houses, buildings and temples in the capital were destroyed, leaving thousands dead or trapped under the debris as emergency rescue workers attempt to clear rubble and find survivors.
A 7.8 magnitude earthquake centered less than 50 miles from Kathmandu rocked Nepal with devastating force early Saturday, killing at least 1,400 people -- and probably more -- in Nepal's capital city, authorities said.