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Visiting from the US

Post by Jjmoore »

After raising a family, my wife (native Cambodian, but grew up in the US) and I are looking to get away for about a year. We are in our early 40’s, and I have a residual income of $2500/month, as well as a large savings. We are hoping to just relax and enjoy ourselves, living off my residual income, for at least a year before coming back to the US.
Would it be better to just rent an apartment for a year, and travel from there, or do extended stays in various cities?
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Post by explorer »

It depends on what you actually want to do.

If you plan to visit a lot of different places, I would just stay in guest houses or hotels in each place.
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Holy shit balls, 25k a month

OK, 2.5k will get you a nice but not exciting lifestyle. You can take taxis to places where you don't have to worry about the price of a meal and shit. You're not Blofeld or something. You can have a nice flat with aircon. And maybe buy a moto for stuff. And eat Western cheese.
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cptrelentless wrote: Thu Oct 03, 2019 5:07 am Holy shit balls, 25k a month
:? Me thinks you've misplaced a decimal point.

OP -
Hotels/resorts at first. Renting has it's advantages (cost) but also drawbacks.
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Post by phuketrichard »

sounds good, Spend ur first month or so traveling around the country before you settle down.
do a ordinary visa, EG extension, leave...repeat.


For me, I'd think u'd enjoy a year off Traveling throughout the region rather than spend it all in Cambodia.
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