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Why foreign backpackers beg to fund their trips   [Copy link] 中文

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These middle-aged women hold up signs in Hong Kong reading: 'Please help, need money for the ticket home. Thank you'


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A Malaysian woman attributed the begging to the fact that people are travelling in an 'exotic' place and feel able to behave in ways they wouldn't at home (pictured, a man begs in Bangkok)

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A Western traveller sitting with bags of fast food begs for money on a street corner in Bangkok as part of a 'beg-packer' trend

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Three Russian backpackers had brought no money along with them while traveling in China. They had to beg and pose pictures with Chinese people to finance their journey.

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A young Russian couple who ran out of money while backpacking in China broke into a hospital in a small town where they planned to spend the night.

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A Belgian couple ended up having to ask locals for handouts during a honeymoon trip to China with a budget of just 4,000 yuan.



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