Flying halfway across the globe will still cost you, but once you arrive in Australia, you’ll find that prices there are much cheaper than they have been. Since oil prices began to slide, Australian dollars ($1 USD: $1.23 AUD) are actually at a six-year low against American dollars, according to Fortune. Average hotel rates are also down 6.8% from last year.
Brussels : There’s a lot more to Brussels than beer and chocolate. With an emerging art scene, cutting-edge fashion designers and quirky vintage shops, there’s a bohemian yet undeniably chic feel to this laid-back city
Following Sweden, Norway’s hotel prices are also down significantly—17%—and the dollar is 25% stronger there than it was a year ago ($1 USD: 7.37kr). With incredible landscapes, the northern nation is heaven for the outdoorsman. Visit a ski resort, try a wildlife safari, or plan a fishing trip, or, if you prefer to take it easy, book a cruise through Norway’s famous fjords (deep, narrow inlets between high cliffs formed by submerged glaciated valleys).