When I went to Burma several years ago I stayed in a nice guest house for about $35 a night. The rate included free Wifi and a large banana pancake for breakfast. Mmmmmm.
After I came home, I talked with someone who had also been there. "How much did you pay?" he asked.
"Oh... about $30-40 a night," I said. I may also have mentioned the delicious banana pancake. Mmmmmm.
"That’s crazy!" He said. "You got ripped off... there are places you can stay for just $10 or less."
I didn’t know how to respond. Was I “ripped off?” Well, I guess I could have paid less... but I was happy with the experience, so for me the rate was a great value.Read More