We all know that Tonga is one of the most affordable destinations in the South Pacific. But how should you manage your money once you get there? Tongan pa’anga banknotes are available in denominations of one, two, five, 10, 20, and 50. One hundred seniti is equivalent to one TS$1. Seniti coins come in denominations […]

Backpackers hoping to enjoy the real Asia without the frills should definitely consider a trip to Vietnam. The country’s tourism industry is relatively new, so it offers visitors a more authentic experience than many Asian nations. These are also not publicized as well as they might be in other countries, so a Vietnam guidebook is […]

A visit to another country often means adjusting to another currency. In India, that currency is the rupee. One rupee is equivalent to around two US cents. A rupee is divided into 100 paise, although paise coins are becoming scarce. Most Indian tourist towns and cities have automatic teller machines linked to international networks. Cards […]

Hong Kong is a tourist mecca, with visitors from around the world lured by the bargain shopping, buzzing nightlife, and delectable cuisine. But it can be confronting at first for foreign travelers with little concept of the country’s money. Hong Kong may be famous for its economical shopping options, but a stay in the Asian […]