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Why is Eastern Europe always shunned in the "cheap places to live abroad" articles?

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by Roparadise, Jun 25, 2013.

  1. Roparadise

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    In the latest article on the subject on yahoo, they completely left out Eastern European cities such as Sofia,Bulgaria or Ruse,Bulgaria

    http://finance.yahoo.com/news/the-world-s-most-affordable-places-to-retire-161351982.html

    Everyone already knows about Asian and Latin American countries by now, so the writers should be talking about other places in the world, it just seems like they are copying/pasting maybe even using a word spinner to tell you the same thing for over the past 10 years.
     
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    because no one wants to live there bro
     
  3. Reyone

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    Dude... enough of eastern Europe eh? Seems like they've paid you to do some promotion man.
     
  4. Roparadise

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    Because there is few articles on it, and those countries lack a serious marketing campaign.
     
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    Another thread. Where's my Popcorn?
     
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    Eat some sarmale with rat meat and leave us. :)
     
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    Bulgaria does sound very nice to live there. Post some nice pics of Bulgaria if you have any
     
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    im pretty sure Sofia and Bulgaria offer the same connections as NYC too
     
  9. Roparadise

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    Its ironic, I make a serious thread about the lack of Eastern Europe articles by journalists and everyone else is doing the trolling.
     
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    Mmmm sarmale with rat meat sounds good, and even better with a side of mamaliga!
     
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  13. Roparadise

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    When did having a McDonalds become a requirement to make a city good?
     
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    When I was in Bulgaria I got a big addiction to Goats cheese salads......but you know its always good to have a Maccers option !
     
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    I was in Varna, Bulgaria last November for a few weeks and I enjoyed my time there a lot. Great food, cheap beer, beautiful women, amazing views, superb internet speeds, and friendly people. I'm even considering moving my family out there for awhile.
     
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    What kind of internet speeds were you getting.

    Maybe the lack of articles about it being a cheap place to live is bad research by journalists, They could be looking for apartment prices with a English search on Google, which is going to have listings that are several times higher than when using Bulgarian to search.
     
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    You have the wrong idea about it being that cheap. Nice places in Eastern Europe make good money now. For example I've been to Varna as well many years ago. A nice property in a good town like that is still 200,000 euros. Just because you found a derelict farm in the valley for 20,000 doesnt mean thats the price of good living.
     
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    Someone mentioned you could buy a home in Bulgaria for U$ 14000. I think I'm moving ;)
     
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    Hey you can buy a house in Detroit for $5000.....get my drift ?
     
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