Time to start packing your bags. 2017 is shaping up to be a banner year for budget travel. The dollar is enjoying historic highs — meaning your money goes much further in many destinations around the globe. We basically live to travel. It’s exciting and adventurous, eye-opening and life changing…but it’s also expensive. And while there are some expenses you can’t avoid, you can always find awesome things to do that don’t cost a penny. Here’s the best free activitiesto do in 9 European cities.
Here you can be a fisherman for the day. Easily the most recognizable street in all of Denmark, Nyhavn is a 17th-century waterfront where candy-colored townhouses overlook the canal. Packed with bars, restaurants, street musicians and sailboats, the pedestrian walkway is a bit touristy, but it’s worth checking out for the energy and scenery. Also you can take a dip. To cool off in the summer heat, do as the locals do and dive into the Port of Copenhagen at the Islands Brygge Baths. The five public pools in the center of the city will undoubtedly be packed on a warm June day, they’re cleaned daily.