American blogger who hates America plans to "live the Cambodian dream"

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Re: American blogger who hates America plans to "live the Cambodian dream"

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Kampoochie wrote: Mon Jan 14, 2019 7:20 am I guess there's something kind of endearing about this 49-year-old guy who seems to be thinking like an 18-year-old.
He's age 49??? Yikes. I figured he was a young twenty-something which would somewhat excuse his naiveté. But maybe he has accumulated or inherited some cash that will sustain him.
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There are people who have only been in Cambodia for a short time, who only have a superficial understanding of it, who think it is good.

I met one man who had visited Cambodia a little, who was going to quit a secure well paying job in Australia, and move to Cambodia.

Also these:

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I think their motivation may be trying to make money from youtube.
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Stinkman wrote: Mon Jan 14, 2019 7:38 am

He's age 49??? Yikes. I figured he was a young twenty-something which would somewhat excuse his naiveté. But maybe he has accumulated or inherited some cash that will sustain him.
He says he has saved enough to live in Cambodia for three months. It sounds like he's bringing $2,000 - $3,000.
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As a teacher, you can be paid anywhere from $1000 - $1400 per month.
Is he delusional? That sounds a lot for KOW..
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OP's preachy know-it-all tone is more than slightly similar to that of a relatively new poster on here who is full
of advice and himself as well.
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Kampoochie wrote: Mon Jan 14, 2019 6:28 am Lol so 3 posts…really want to know what happened in November of 2018.
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Fourty-nine years old and doesn't have a 'pot to piss in' (had to scrape together the money for a ticket to Cambodia). In eleven years he'll be sixty, and no one will hire him. He'll have no: income, assets, savings or pension. Doesn't sound like 'the dream' to me.
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Not sure if this should be a new topic or continue on this one, but out of interest " Why did any of us come here", I"m interested on peoples reasons and if living here met their expectations.
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DaveG wrote: Mon Jan 14, 2019 9:14 am " Why did any of us come here"
I didn't. I retired to Vietnam after deciding Cambodia wasn't for me.
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Cruisemonkey wrote: Mon Jan 14, 2019 9:26 am
DaveG wrote: Mon Jan 14, 2019 9:14 am " Why did any of us come here"
I didn't. I retired to Vietnam after deciding Cambodia wasn't for me.
How did you get on with the visa issues over there, As a Brit I'v been told I could only get a 3 month Visa, there does not appear to be a way to get retirement visa.
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