Wednesday, September 23, 2015
1. Vietnam Dong - VND
Currency exchange rate: 11 U.S. dollars gives you 190,000 Vietnamese dong
Everybody speaks about the dong in Southeast Asia, even though every note has a lot of quite useless zeros you would think. Go to the country where you pay more for a bottle of water than for a bottle of beer and be rewarded with one of the most varied travel experiences ever!
What can 5 U.S. dollars buy you in Vietnam?
2. Indonesia Rupiah - IDR
Currency exchange rate: 10 U.S. dollars will give you 126,000 Indonesia rupiah
Indonesia is the land of white sandy beaches, palm trees, coconuts, blue oceans with turtles and millions of rupiahs!
What can 5 U.S. dollars buy you in Indonesia?
3. Paraguay Guarani - PYG
Currency exchange rate: 10 U.S. dollars will give you 50,000 Paraguayan guarani
Paraguay is the land of impressive waterfalls, incredible mountains and thousands of Guarani. Who doesn’t want to go?
What can 5 U.S. dollars buy you in Paraguay?
4. Colombia Peso - COP
Currency exchange rate: 10 U.S. dollars will give you 27,000 Colombian pesos
Colombia has it all, between beaches, tribes, mountains, waterfalls, historical buildings, wildlife and lots and lots of color.
What can 5 U.S. dollars buy you in Colombia?
5. Tanzania Shillings - TZS
Currency exchange rate: 10 U.S. dollars will get you 19,000 Tanzania shillings
Yet another African country with impressive wildlife and traditional tribes.
What can 5 U.S. dollars buy you in Tanzania?
6. Korea Won - KRW
Currency exchange rate: 10 U.S. dollars will get you 11,000 Korean Won
South Korea is a country of extreme opposites. Enormous skyscrapers next to ancient Buddhist temples, fascinating cuisine and stunning nature. And millions of Wons to go enjoy K-Pop with the locals!
What can 5 U.S. dollars buy you in South Korea?
7. Chile Peso - CLP
Currency exchange rate: 11 U.S. dollars will get you 7,000 Chilean pesos
Chile is nature on a colossal scale, but travel here is surprisingly easy if you don't rush it.
What can 5 U.S. dollars buy you in Chile?
Disclaimer: All of the currency conversions are an estimate and are subject to changes in the market and fees for each transaction.
Over to you
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