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Child beggars

Dear Children of the World: Why I Won’t Give You Money

I used to give you money. I was young and naive and a soft touch but now I think giving you money does more harm than good. Here's why I won't give you any money.Read More
Annoying beggars

Touts & Hasslers we Love to Hate: The Ungrateful Beggar

It is not nice being poor. I wouldn't want to have to beg. But if I did I would at least be grateful to people that gave me money just for stretching my arm. Wouldn't you be too?Read More
Getting followed by hostel touts

Touts and Hasslers we Love to Hate: The Follower

New in town, you know where you want to stay and have shook off the Meeter & Greeters. Only problem is you still have to get to your choice of accommodation and... Is that guy following us?Read More
Annoying, obnoxious, undeserving, overfed child beggers

Touts and Hasslers we Love to Hate: The Rude Fat Kid

A few children were hanging around the school gates when a coach load of foreigners pulled up outside the ruins next door and, without even being asked, handed out money and sweets. What nice people, the children thought and wondered if it would happen again?Read More