Cheapest SE asian city for Backpackers

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DaveG wrote: Thu Jan 09, 2020 6:28 pm
pczz wrote: Wed Jan 08, 2020 4:16 pm Why do backpackers stay in boutique hostels in dorm rooms that cost more than a hotel?
The ambience and so they can talk about backpacking stuff with other backpacking types I suspect :? :?
No. It's the sex, Stupid.
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SternAAlbifrons wrote: Mon Jan 20, 2020 6:15 pm
DaveG wrote: Thu Jan 09, 2020 6:28 pm
pczz wrote: Wed Jan 08, 2020 4:16 pm Why do backpackers stay in boutique hostels in dorm rooms that cost more than a hotel?
The ambience and so they can talk about backpacking stuff with other backpacking types I suspect :? :?
No. It's the sex, Stupid.
Methinks he talks about the flashpackers. Same applies though. Early bed, sex n banana pancakes. Great life!
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Why aren't the idiots hanging about in girly bars instead.
Fucking man-bunned, fisherman-pant wearing, yoga-ridden, vego-fuelled, non-stop, continuos-merry-go-round, grinning-from-ear-to-ear, sex addicts.

We should shame them all on CEO.
chuckle
that'll stop em rooting like rabbits with those fucking annoying grins all over their face
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you cross off Pokkhara Nepal which you should. People are kind of ratty.
it appears that by today (if it is automatically updated) siem reap and PP are the cheapest
VN would make such a fuss over visas, my guess is that you would wind up paying more

but SR would if memory serves have fewer food choice and places to go compared to PP
so I would say PP where you can get a dorm bed for $5, hotel for $20
you can get a sandwich for $2 and a bowl of decent beef soup for $3
or self cater from Sorya
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"you cross off Pokkhara Nepal which you should. People are kind of ratty."

I liked Pokhara. Beat Kathmandu anyway !
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Multipox wrote: Sun May 10, 2020 11:10 pm
but SR would if memory serves have fewer food choice and places to go compared to PP
so I would say PP where you can get a dorm bed for $5, hotel for $20
you can get a sandwich for $2 and a bowl of decent beef soup for $3
or self cater from Sorya
You can do that in Phuket, ( 7/11-sandwich) AND the soup will be $2.

Or in Penang
or in Mandalay
or in Inle lake
or in Kathmandu
or in lake toba
or in Most of northern thailand ( Pai, Chaing Rai, Korat, Surin etc etc) food halls in every city you can have a meal for $2-3)
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Thats why I chose Siem, it attracts a wealthier and higher class of arrogant dope smoking tatooed know it all STINKY dreadlocked elephant pants scum as opposed to other places, which attract truly the foul.

I was a young backpacker once with tatoos and beads and a spliff in my mouth, but my politics were righteous and I bathed every day. Sometimes twice a day. So no matter what anyone can say about me, I dont smell. And I always tip.

My fav thing here in Angkorland is listtening to the backpackers talk about their adventures. "yeah dude, so I went to the border and they would let me in, I hate Thailand". "Fucking cops threw me out of Vietnam, they wanted $50 and we didnt have it". Etc
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Trang in Thailand's pretty cheap.

Seem to remember Myanmar in general was cheap (everything was shit as well mind).

Battambang's not bad.

Definitely some good value in Vietnam.
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SternAAlbifrons wrote: Tue Jan 21, 2020 4:47 amFucking man-bunned, fisherman-pant wearing, yoga-ridden, vego-fuelled, non-stop, continuos-merry-go-round, grinning-from-ear-to-ear, sex addicts.
ambivalent, are we? :D
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