Country to ball in

    • Targetme
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      Well i wouldn't mind avoiding the Canadian winter and trying something new and my american friends need to move I was wondering whats a nice low cost country to try for a couple of months for a bunch of online pros like thailand, ecuador, coasta rica etc
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    • Zareos
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      I spent a couple months in Thailand last summer. It was absolutely amazing, I would definitely recommend it.

      Word of advice: If they wear skirts, they're probably ladyboys.
    • UPAY4DINNER
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      Hi Targetme,

      I just moved your thread to its more appropriate home ;)

      I am sure you will get lots of feedback from our awesome community members and hope you can get something organised with a move.

      All the best,


      Gary
    • tcs35
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      obv aus has summer in our winter right so thats a winner
    • Targetme
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      I would probly want to avoid australia in its summer it would be too hot! But gary the thread didnt move ;o
    • Jim4rdo
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      Originally posted by Targetme
      I would probly want to avoid australia in its summer it would be too hot! But gary the thread didnt move ;o
      It's moved to general poker discussion, but there's a "moved to" link in the beginner's section just in case you got confused as to where it went :f_grin:

      also, are you wanting it for just general living, or going out, weather, sights? cos I went round eastern Europe for a few weeks and loved every minute of it, and it's cheap as chips too really :)
    • purplefizz
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      not sure if you've heard of them but there's a PokerStrategy.com poker crew balling it up here :)

      link to blog ;) : Philippines in 2011: 1 YEAR, $1 MILLION
    • tcs35
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      lol wendy
    • RedHeater
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      Parts of South America are very cheap. Not the Europeanised Argentina and Chile so much, but like maybe Peru, Bolivia, Ecuador. I spent a couple of months in Bolivia this year - it was dirt cheap.

      I had a few connection issues in the evenings, especially Friday, although it is possible to buy faster broadband. I don't know how easy that would be if you were just staying for a short time.
    • purplefizz
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      Originally posted by TobyCS
      lol wendy
      what?
    • tcs35
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      im sure target has seen their blog :)
    • Targetme
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      Incorrect untill last night~
    • purplefizz
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      see toby?

      just trying to help out Target :)
    • Targetme
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      tobi got TOLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLD
    • fuzzyfish
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      If you're tired of cold Canadian winters I suggest you move to Estonia. Our winters are much warmer, usually around -10 - +2 C. Don't forget the wellies!
    • purplefizz
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      Originally posted by Targetme
      tobi got TOLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLD
      :f_biggrin:
    • conall88
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      republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland , but I don't know what you consider cheap. my average lunch when I eat out is like $11 US, or $6.57ish if I buy it before hand. dunno if thats a decent measurement. but yeah the country is nice :)

      its like United Kingdom, except were friendlier imo :f_biggrin:
    • Maniatrix
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      Parts of South America are very cheap. Not the Europeanised Argentina and Chile so much, but like maybe Peru, Bolivia, Ecuador. I spent a couple of months in Bolivia this year - it was dirt cheap.


      I've also spent a couple of months there. May and most of june. Were mostly in the capital. Really cheap country and it's not bad if you stay in the lower areas of the city. Just gotta get used to the altitude. Latin girls are also very "friendly" if you have a Northern European look :D

      They had a casino there as well. Didn't play my best though since they bringing me beer. Not that it mattered too much, the blinds were only 0.25/0.50 and competition was drinking as well.
    • RedHeater
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      I didn't play live - I believe new tax laws were coming in for live poker but I doubt they would be prohibitive.

      To correlate with the post above about Ireland, in Bolivia I could get a 4 course meal - including a jug of juice - for under $3. Much cheaper would be possible but I played safe.
    • madison79
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      Originally posted by purplefizz
      not sure if you've heard of them but there's a PokerStrategy.com poker crew balling it up here :)

      link to blog ;) : Philippines in 2011: 1 YEAR, $1 MILLION
      I guy a knew from Korea moved to the Philippines and said people are really nice and friendly to foreigners which is good. I've lived in Korea for 4 years I can say Koreans don't really like us. They put up with us but still feel like an outsider most of the time.

      Plus cost of living is very cheap. Poker is legal as well. I'm moving there after I'm done in Korea :)