Thailand: Koh Samui Costs and Prices 2011

Since Koh Samui is more tuned for the package tourist the prices are sky high compared to other parts of Thailand ( and I am not talking about Phuket or Pattaya here ). It is very hard to find a decent restaurant selling food under 100 THB / meal. Most of them trying to cash […]

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Laos: Vientiane Costs and Prices 2010

Prices are pretty similar to Vang Vieng ( see our article here ) accommodation tends to be a bit more expensive and it is harder to find a place to stay where there is free wifi. We managed to stay in the Douangdeuane Hotel with a kick ass wifi connection, nice room, aircon, balcony, fridge […]

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Laos: Vang Vieng Costs and Prices 2010

Beer Lao small: 8000 Kip Beer Lao Large: 10.000 Kip Lao Bucket ( Lao Whiskey, Red bull, Coke ): 10.000 Kip in bars on the island, 20.000 Kip and up in town Vodka Bucket ( western vodka, coke or whatever you want in it ): 40.000 Kip and up Accommodation: 50.000 Kip and up you […]

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Laos: Costs and prices 2010

Accommodation: From $10 to $30 We paid between $10 and $25 a night. Beer: Local beer in a pub around 8.000 Kip Beer: Local beer in a shop around 8.000 Kip Local food: Around 15-25.000 Kip Sandwiches: 12.000-30.0000 Kip Western food: Around 40.000 Kip Small bottle of water: 5000 Kip Large bottle of water: 8000 […]

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Vietnam: Hanoi Money Exchange and ATMs

ATMs are widely available in Vietnam. The maximum amount you can withdraw in 99% of the ATMs is 2.000.000 Dong and there is a commission when you withdraw money. The commission is usually 20.000 or 30.000 Dong / withdrawal. Money exchange is done in every bank BUT there is a catch banks will only exchange […]

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Cambodia: Siem Reap prices 2010

Accommodation: Over $10 if you want to have anything decent. Beer: Angkor 0.50cent/3-4dl draft or $1.20-1.50 for a can. If you buy it in a shop it is around 0.65 for a can. Local Food: Starting at $2.50 for starters and small amounts ending around $10 for a full Khmer BBQ. Western Food: Starting at […]

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Thailand: Koh Chang Prices 2010

Accommodation: 400 Baht / day and up Western Food: Starting at 200 Baht / meal Thai Food: Starting at 60 Baht / meal Beer ( small ): Leo 50 Baht , Singha 70 Baht , Chang 60 Baht , Heineken 90 Baht Motorbike rental ( 150cc ): 150 Baht / Day Laundry: 30 Baht / […]

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Thailand: Prices 2010

We did note down every spending we had in the past couple of days please see some of this below: Taxi from Bangkok Airport to Khao San Road: 420 Bath Accomodation: approx 500 Bath / night / room Thai Beer in a pub or restaurant: approx 60 Bath Thai Food in a restaurant in the […]

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