Cambodia is now officially one of Southeast Asia’s most expensive countries for expats.

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Kammekor wrote: Fri Sep 27, 2019 4:07 pm Bought 1L of yoghurt and 500 gram of muesli today, spent over 10 bucks on it. Back home less than 3. Just an example.
And I bought 3 boxes of cigarettes today for the price of 1 at home. Filled my car for $45 what would cost me double at home. Ate a fresh seafood meal at a restaurant (starter and main) for $14. Just an example. So many things that are cheaper here than in western countries. Not saying life is cheap here, just depends on what kind of things you compare it with I guess?
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Kammekor wrote:Bought 1L of yoghurt and 500 gram of muesli today, spent over 10 bucks on it. Back home less than 3. Just an example.
I make my own yogurt... Buy milk when it's 50% off and make 5 kilo of yogurt from 10 liters of milk (I strain it so it's thick yogurt)
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Cam expensive bc property is through the roof for expats... Part of the draw backnin the dayz is buying a condo under 40k.. now all the condos are like 200k up...

Shoot... no beach, exp western food at a condo for 200k, i might as well get a place in eu or usa... Thai u get beach condo for 30k
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tireswang wrote: Fri Sep 27, 2019 3:43 pm :smileinbox: It's More Cheaper in the Filthypines, but Life is mo bettahs in Cambodia....I live fairly comfortable on a $1000.00 here in S.R. and Lived cheaper in Phnom Penh...
It's always "better in the Philippines "😉
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timmydownawell wrote: Fri Sep 27, 2019 8:08 pm ^^what a shock, imported dairy products are expensive in a country with no dairy industry.
Locally produced Moo Moo fresh milk costs the same as import.
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fax wrote: Sat Sep 28, 2019 6:50 am
timmydownawell wrote: Fri Sep 27, 2019 8:08 pm ^^what a shock, imported dairy products are expensive in a country with no dairy industry.
Locally produced Moo Moo fresh milk costs the same as import.
Interesting, where can you buy it, living in Siem Reap for instance and is it pasteurized? A long drive out to a farm regularly is going to cost $ and take time, unless you're lucky and live right next to one but then you'll be out in the sticks... I just paid $1.20 for 400ml fresh Dutch Milk in a bottle, for the same price in the UK I'd get a 2.27 litre jug, so over 5.5x more expensive here it seems...
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paparazzi wrote: Fri Sep 27, 2019 10:54 am Visa situation in Vietnam is now an issue. 3 months and border run needed.
Yes and no. As with all matters visa related, multiple factors must be taken into consideration: nationality of the applicant, type of visa etc. 'Blanket' statements are not really helpful.

I just extended my 3-month, multiple entry Business visa for USD $80 (VND 1,900,000). No border run needed.

Qualification -
Vietnam Immigration's unofficial motto:
All is flux, the only constant is change.*
*Subject to change with no notice :wink:
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fax wrote: Sat Sep 28, 2019 6:50 am
timmydownawell wrote: Fri Sep 27, 2019 8:08 pm ^^what a shock, imported dairy products are expensive in a country with no dairy industry.
Locally produced Moo Moo fresh milk costs the same as import.
One little local producer isn't going to have enough market share to make a difference. I'm sure it's more expensive to produce here than in countries like NZ, anyway.
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Do they sell beef jerky in Cambodia and how expensive is it?
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