If you learn Khmer, you may save on accommodation

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There are some big places and small places. Some are far away and some are near. Some are expensive and some are cheap. :please:
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explorer wrote: Tue Apr 02, 2019 5:54 am There are clearly people responding to this and other posts who did not read the original post.

There are many different hotels and guest houses in many different situations. They are not all dumps in far flung places. Some have very nice rooms and are in good locations.
we are reading it you are saying if a barung speaks khmer they might get a discount i can assure you they will still treat you as a barung full stop..
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I went to Sofitel speaking khmer, it was the same price as speaking english :cry:
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Guys, don't make fun of explorer. Your posts will be deleted.

His advice is always dead on in my experience. He's quite knowledgeable about all things Cambodia. You should pay attention to his wisdom instead of childishly trying to point out the holes in his ideas and opinions.
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Wonder if you get better and cheaper food if you speak Khmer?

If you are Khmer you get treated differently if you speak English. I've experienced it first hand with my work collegues. We rock up to a client site the parking officer speaks Khmer to collegue and says you cant park here. I'm Asian and don't speak Khmer say to him we are here to see a client and lets us both park. Same thing with my CEO who is French he just rocks up park his bike parking dude doesn't say one word.
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Bitte_Kein_Lexus wrote: Tue Apr 02, 2019 11:29 am Guys, don't make fun of explorer. Your posts will be deleted.

His advice is always dead on in my experience. He's quite knowledgeable about all things Cambodia. You should pay attention to his wisdom instead of childishly trying to point out the holes in his ideas and opinions.
Thanks Bitte for being honest.

I know there are others that think the same way, but dont voice it for fear of being bullied.
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The Last Word wrote: Tue Apr 02, 2019 10:03 am
explorer wrote: Tue Apr 02, 2019 5:54 am There are clearly people responding to this and other posts who did not read the original post.
we are reading it you are saying if a barung speaks khmer they might get a discount i can assure you they will still treat you as a barung full stop..
At no time did I mention discount.

Read my original post.
explorer wrote: Mon Apr 01, 2019 3:33 pm There are hotels and guest houses with a lot of foreign guests. There are others with mainly Cambodian guests. Those which cater for foreigners are often more expensive than those which cater for Cambodians. Many of those which cater for Cambodians dont have staff which speak English. If you learn Khmer, you may save on accommodation.
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So may save on your accommodation doesn't equate to a discount??
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The Last Word wrote: Tue Apr 02, 2019 1:26 pm Wonder if you get better and cheaper food if you speak Khmer?
In some situations you can, because you have more choices. You are not limited to places where people speak English.
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The Last Word wrote: Tue Apr 02, 2019 1:40 pm So may save on your accommodation doesn't equate to a discount??
Some places are more expensive for everyone. Some places are cheaper for everyone. You can stay in cheaper places.

That is not a discount.
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