With most people having a cellphone or a laptop, times have changed you no longer have to go to a hotel concierge to ask if they can recommend a place to eat good food that is inexpensive. With the Internet you can search for places to eat when you book your hotel. When you arrive at your destination you can search the web for good food at for a low cost. Most hotels provide breakfast so the only two meals you would have to do is finding a place for lunch and a place for dinner.
Many of the areas where people travel have a market place with vendors who run food stall that are inexpensive and cook foods that are common to the region, or country where you are visiting. Some areas also have places like McDonalds or one of the more popular fast food restaurants where you can find a good lunch for a person on a budget.
If your hotel has a kitchen area you can also visit the market and prepare you meal in your room for one or two days of your stay. This may allow you to sample local foods in a local eatery. Many of the same foods you are used to eating at home such as hamburger, or eggs, pasta sauces can be found in the local grocer.
Low cost while traveling
If you are visiting Hong Kong there are many shops that you can walk up to the window of a low cost meat of fried noodles or rice. That may be accompanied with bits of meat a great idea if you are sightseeing and want to sample some local food for lunch or dinner.
In England you can find many shops in London, where you can get a home style meal for lunch or dinner that includes beef, mashed, potatoes, a veggie and Yorkshire pudding. A food that you always hear of is fish and chips, this is the English fast food, try it with malt vinegar for a truly great taste.
Every place you travel will have local dishes that are inexpensive and are available at all times during the day. If you are off the beaten path as they say look for a busy restaurant with at lot of locals standing around it, which will give you a hint of good food at a cheaper price then the more popular choices in tourist areas.
It is easy to eat on a budget while you are traveling you just have to do a little investigating to find out where to get the most food for your budget. This is good for two reasons you try more local cuisine and do not have to spend a lot of money doing it.