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Top Trumps - Thailand, Malaysia and Singapore

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Here's my scores on the doors for Thailand, Malaysia and Singapore. We were only in Malaysia and Singapore for a short time so as usual my scores will probably be wildly out... :)


Natural Beauty ----------- 8 (Nice beaches and national parks)
People --------------------- 6 (Way too many people just out to get your money let it down!)
Sights/Activities ---------- 8 (lots of cheap things to do!)
Food ----------------------- 9 (Thai curry, yummmmmm!)
Cost ----------------------- 8 (nice and cheap!)
Shopping ------------------ 8 (good cheap shopping, £20 goes a long way!)
Architecture -------------- 7 (Nice temples)
Transport ----------------- 8 (Good cheap buses and trains)
Price of beer ----------- c.£1

Overall Impression ------ 7 (would be higher if there was more smiles!)


Natural Beauty ----------- 9 (Stunning rock formations and nice rainforests (what's left of them!)
People --------------------- 9 (friendly locals who take the time to say hello and have a chat)
Sights/Activities ---------- 8 (Good prices)
Food ----------------------- 8 (I didnt think that much of Malaysian food, but the Indian and Chinese food made up for it!)
Cost ----------------------- 7 (Cheap accomodation and costs)
Shopping ------------------ 8 (cheap shopping for everyone!)
Architecture -------------- 7 (Beautiful mosques!)
Transport ----------------- 8 (Cheap and fast trains and buses)
Price of beer ----------- c.£5

Overall Impression ------ 8


Natural Beauty ----------- 6 (Most of it is built up, but i'm sure there's some beautiful areas)
People --------------------- 9 (friendly and relaxed people)
Sights/Activities ---------- 7 (lots to do, but maybe not on our budget)
Food ----------------------- 8 (Surprisingly cheap and good at Hawker stalls)
Cost ----------------------- 6 (Expensive, but I guess that's to be expected)
Shopping ------------------ 6 (expensive shopping!)
Architecture -------------- 9 (Nice modern cityscapes)
Transport ----------------- 9 (Good cheap transport)
Price of beer ----------- c.£2.50

Overall Impression ------ 8

Posted by monkeyboy1 00:21 Archived in Singapore Tagged backpacking

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