Can you save money?

Yes. Eating out can be relatively cheap, and travel on public transportation and the high speed rail down south is too. I think most expenses are incurred because people take advantage of the comparatively short flights to most of Asia for tourism. - Sep 2015

yes, if you don't travel off-island you can save a lot of money. - Aug 2015

Yes, we've traveled a lot and managed to save money and pay off debts. - Apr 2015

Yes, eating can be cheaper than cooking. Avoiding western food and goods makes living super cheap. - Sep 2013

Yes, if you don't spend it all on regional travel and expensive restaurants. - Jul 2013

We about break even. - May 2013

If you are single or a tandem couple. - May 2012

Definitely. 30% COLA. Super-cheap food and restaurants. Depends on how much you travel, but most places in SE Asia are pretty cheap anyway. - Jun 2009

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