Why do expats end up destitute in Cambodia ?

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Re: Why do expats end up destitute in Cambodia ?

Post by phuketrichard » Fri Sep 18, 2015 7:42 am

what do u do that earns u $480/day??
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Re: Why do expats end up destitute in Cambodia ?

Post by Jamie_Lambo » Fri Sep 18, 2015 11:34 am

phuketrichard wrote:what do u do that earns u $480/day??
Im a self employed builder, bricklayer by trade,
flew over to Oz from Cambodia to do some work earlier this year, went to Melbourne as i had friends there, i was earning $240 a day in Melbs, never ending supply of work but i wouldnt get out of bed for $30 per hour in the UK, found out Perth pays $400 a day which is better but cost of livings more, i was only there for 9weeks then fucked off back to Cambodia... in England i can earn between $400-$650 per day, id rather go back to England for a few months to work and visit family :thumb:
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Re: Why do expats end up destitute in Cambodia ?

Post by vladimir » Fri Sep 18, 2015 12:04 pm

I regret that I didn't do a trade before going to university, either fitting and turning or motor mechanic.
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Re: Why do expats end up destitute in Cambodia ?

Post by juansweetpotato » Fri Sep 18, 2015 6:19 pm

vladimir wrote:I regret that I didn't do a trade before going to university, either fitting and turning or motor mechanic.
What you would probably regret more is having spent it all. But if you still had it then you'd either be a 'straight' or a weirdo money freak, you know the kind you find a lot on K440. Just wait, the Lexus mob will get their nutz kicked in fairly soon, then wages might go up, or prices come down. preferably both. $800 pm to live in the 3rd world :dm: LOL
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Re: Why do expats end up destitute in Cambodia ?

Post by Jamie_Lambo » Fri Sep 18, 2015 8:26 pm

yeah so glad i did a trade as soon as i left school
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