Generally when people create a travel budget they do not take into consideration the fact that food is also expensive and cost you more than a few bucks. If you are on a budget and are willing to save money for your other plans.
Split each course
When you are travel eating can cost a lot of money where you can easily loose the budget but one way you can keep all the expenses in your budget while dining out. You can get your friend with you where you can buy a course for one person and can split it into two. This way you can stay healthy as well as save some money.
There are many times that you might feel hungry and it is safe that you bring snack with you as the cafe near tourist locations have hiked prices which can easily lead you out of your budget. Try to bring in tiny little pouches of healthy snacks on which you can munch on when you are on a strict budget.
Avoid eating breakfast around town
Most hotels that you are staying in offer free breakfast, Take advantage of the situation and learn to save. As when you are travel there are many opportunities that might come your way which can cost you plenty of money.
Dine like a local
One way you can save a lot of money is when you dine like a local. Instead of going to a huge five star restaurant. Visit the local and taste the authentic taste of local food. Eating like a local can make for some of the most unforgettable memories.
Avoid food from home
When you are going out try to avoid any food that is taken from your country. Try out food which you wont get an opportunity to taste in your country. You might be surprised at how you might find a new favourite. Look for a street stand where there are a lot of customers and If not there the food is probably isn’t good.
Shop in local markets
One way to save a from the first day of your visit is shop from the local markets. The food you find there is incredibly authentic. You can also find and try some of the weird food you have never tried before. There are many popular markets all around the city all you have to do is have an open eye. If you can it is better you befriend a local who can help you in the journey of discovery the city and learning more. This can help you stay upto date with the prices as well as the food.