Super Cheap $80 Apartment in Thailand VIDEO (1 Viewer)

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Not bad at all! Building looks nice and clean and well built too. And with puppies!! :)
 
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Can a tourist work there and still afford it or should you just bring what you're going to spend?
 

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Currently renting a studio apartment in Northern Thailand for $80 per month - cheaper than a one-night stay in most US hotels.

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a very cool video! i know lots of people that talk about this all the time (especially on zero to travel) but it's nice to see first hand what $80 might get you in thailand. im also kind of surpised what an upscale looking area it is you're living in too... makes me definitely want to check it out!

i subscribed to your channel, liked the video, and tweeted it :)

im curious though, what camera you're using and are you using a stabilizer?
 

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Can a tourist work there and still afford it or should you just bring what you're going to spend?
I know people teaching English here and are getting paid decent - I think it's hard to save up money that way though unless you are in Japan.

My experience: I work here from my computer as a freelance designer making U.S. rates - the dollar goes very far here as you can see, so making Thai wages is not ideal.
 

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a very cool video! i know lots of people that talk about this all the time (especially on zero to travel) but it's nice to see first hand what $80 might get you in thailand. im also kind of surpised what an upscale looking area it is you're living in too... makes me definitely want to check it out!

i subscribed to your channel, liked the video, and tweeted it :)

im curious though, what camera you're using and are you using a stabilizer?

Awesome thanks for subscribing and the re-tweet!

I use a Nikon 1J5 camera - I just put it on the end of a cheap tripod, no stabilizer. I do sometimes stabilize in post production though with Adobe Premiere.
 

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Awesome thanks for subscribing and the re-tweet!

I use a Nikon 1J5 camera - I just put it on the end of a cheap tripod, no stabilizer. I do sometimes stabilize in post production though with Adobe Premiere.

Matt, you mentioned Zero to Travel - I listened to your interview with Jason and really enjoyed it.

Jason interviewed me on hitchhiking across the states - you can check it out here: http://zerototravel.com/podcast/hitchhiking-across-the-usa-zero-to-travel-podcast/
 

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