HOW EXPENSIVE IS HONG KONG? | Travel Tips

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I’m back I’m back I’m back what do you mean you haven’t realized I and upload
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to the video for days now very upsetting i will give an update why I haven’t been
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around for the past four days at the end of this video as you know our last
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destination was Hong Kong we got back like a week ago and I have been
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preparing the ultimate how expensive is hong kong video for you
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so of course i have to put display mother this is just our experience we
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were there for three and a half days
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these are just create a lot we try to get cheap we try to get a bit slower G
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so you can get good estimation of what you’ll be spending and i also have three
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blocks of hong kong which will be . around somewhere for you to go and enjoy
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a few Muslim ok so let’s jump straight into it
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getting around hong kong is super easy on the mtr is the train like the
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underground it gets you around hong kong island and the other place the other
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side of the water where we said
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we’re going to be there for even a few days is worth picking up an octopus card
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which you can get at the nearest station just go to the information desk cost 450
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hong kong dollars now the translation is about ten hong kong dollars to the power
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so i was really nice and simple to pick around to the conversion just knocked
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over 0 which move the decimal point
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nice and simple the hundred fifty dollars 15 pounds that’s a hundred hong
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kong dollars credit and fifty dollars deposit which you will get back nice
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mine dollars if you want to we pretty much actually ended up using all the
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credits on our three or four days which included getting back to the airport
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when you pick one up unless you want to keep in case you want to return or as a
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little keepsake when you get to the airport you can go to the love train
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station desk and just hand over there minus nine dollars office handling
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charge or something and then give the rest of your deposit and any credit left
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on it back to you after the only way we got around and walking it will exhaust
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you walking around hong kong even if you’re getting the train here there and
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everywhere because it’s huge
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Hong Kong is absolutely massive and your legs will hate you if you do that again
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taxes and stuff that Officer they do use things like uber over there so that’s
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definitely worth it to save yourself some money on taxes
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let’s go on sir food few of the blog who like a this is really expensive here but
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then when we look back on it really it was for a major city and one of the most
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expensive cities in the world
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it was actually really good I think it’s because we’re living in Thailand for
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over three months now that it was a bit and being from thailand where you pay
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one or two pounds for a full meal to go to somewhere like Hong Kong it was
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really like after three days of eating this so much food and some of the ranges
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of prices that we found her coffee expect to pay between thirty and fifty
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dollars Africa so 2 and 5 pounds for a nice cafe and iced americano proper espresso
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coffee which is still a lot in my eyes and appreciate it
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hong kong you’d have some nice copies are ya i’ll let you off
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I let your fancy getting a beer then I hope you bring your wallet he actually
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had a balcony on Airbnb and on top of that I be at the end
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and we just go to like the 7-eleven and buy a few cans because it was so much
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cheaper think it was only came to like 30 h dollars for four cans of like San
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Miguel pilsen which is like three times 80
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however if you want to go to the bars especially if you’re ending up in soho
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and areas around there on Hong Kong Island which are known for great monkey
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bars and nights out then expect to pay lowest resources are 35 and that wasn’t
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really in soho 35 hong kong dollars anywhere up to like eighty dollars for
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won’t be a so between 35 and 50 and 80 pounds for a beer
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no one of the nights we decided to hunt for the locals for eating as we always
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do and we came across these tiny little like plastic stools kind of white table
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place then we speak any English there’s a lot of fun ordering and we ordered
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some authentic chinese food down the locals and end up paying Rs 70 hong kong
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dollars for a main meal with no drinks
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however there they did South $22 beer which is to plan 20 so actually that is
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the cheapest ok very good this is really good so by seven had a meal proper good
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Chinese food there are then places like bad places middle eastern place is
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dotted all around the place and there are you even looking at spending around
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sixty or seventy dollars six or seven pounds for like a kebab with a drink and
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some fries and stuff like that you can get some cool street food is not present
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system while I Thailand but there is playing street food of some of the
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markets you pick up like kebabs and tofu by to know you know just on the grill
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kind of stuff and they’re saying you back between like 10 and thirty dollars
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and 123 pounds for like you’re like three about 20 kind of thing or a bag of
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munchies for like 30 i don’t know how it really works but you know you’re
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spending a few pounds on some nibbles and we went to two-michelin-star
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restaurant if you haven’t seen that video i recommended they were polar
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opposites
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we went to one Michelin star restaurant it was the one we went to go to them
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into another because they are like the cheapest in the world and the first 145
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dishes we paid ninety dollars which is nine pounds for both of us to eat the
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missions are restaurant
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yeah the second one we paid 500
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and sixty dollars which is 56 pounds and oh my god we had why we have seconds
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desert for so many dumb things i almost cried again that’s all in the other
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video so you can go check them out it’s definitely experience to go to associate
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the second restaurants and is highly recommend between travelers you do for a
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lot less than what we pay but we just decided to splurge
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ok so our accommodation we stayed in an Airbnb well when I was looking on airbnb
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his face is very limited in Hong Kong like living space it has the highest
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accommodation costs in the world so please don’t go expecting to find a
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five-pound likely you’re not going to it’s Hong Kong expect to pay out the ass for
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accommodation now it’s all mine but if you stayed and you find a really good
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deal somewhere in Hong Kong please drop it down below because it’s accommodation
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kill you anyway any budget but especially hong kong so if you stayed
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anywhere anything was great great quality great night great price then let
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us know down below
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yeah when we were looking on Airbnb is very much
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tiny box rooms and what we weren’t bothered about that because we’re going
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to like 3-4 days so we knew we do spending most of our time out of the
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apartment the only one thing is and we done this multiple times is they’ll have
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like the toilet the sink and and the shower head will be like over the toilet
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and there won’t be a separate area and the whole it’s like a wet room and he
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pretty much absolutely like next the toilet to shower and so we don’t know a
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lot we don’t really mind but that was the one thing I try to look forward to
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have a separate shower it was next to impossible to find a separate shower
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cubicle and I hadn’t have had my air B&B credit to fall back on because like I
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would have that link down below that invites like friends and people so if
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you sign up everybody you got like forty dollars thirty forty dollars but i also
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get that as well and so it’s a nice little two-way thing and I’ve been
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collecting for a while and that link is down below and so first time customers
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of Airbnb to get to a bit of the first order the first day order stay shut up
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but I became
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sixty-six pounds per night that’s redonkulous for us we’ve never ever ever paid that
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kind of price for accommodation ever i think we did once and now is a treat for
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one night in australia before they start to leave with something we did something
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we had a nice like a hundred thirty dollar apartment hotel been our partner
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was so nice it was like the perfect location started a video on his channel
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all about our accommodation where we stayed and i definitely recommend you go
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check out his child his links in the description we are linked the Airbnb we
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say that it was perfect it was so good
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however women out before to say that it wasn’t where be credit
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let’s talk about a few attractions before i leave
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so you’ve got we went to did the peak tram peak travel takes you all the way
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to the top of the mountain so you get that glorious view weed on the first day
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at North you over Hong Kong and that cost us 40 hong kong dollars each return
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but now I think it’s been part 2 45 that’s a full-time 54 return on the peak
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tram we went to the history museum which is absolutely free and definitely
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recommend it’s a very interesting even if you have a little bit of interest in
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history then went to the Science Museum which was crazy like it was I think on
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Wednesdays it’s free and it was not I think cuz it’s pretty like all the kids
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all the parents were there smashing buttons i’m pulling levers everything’s
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interactive in this museum like three floors or 443 and everything is
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interactive and it’s so cool we will have been big kids and playing with like
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an electric stuff and coils and a lot of the other thing we really did was the
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symphony of lights which is free and happens every night I ate a print please
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don’t rate but i’m pretty sure it’s a PM everything tonight down to the water
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overlooking to hong kong island and its really good actually free now to be
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honest we spend most of our time wondering about and eating because
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that’s what you do when you go to Hong Kong I’ve gotta say I’m kong is
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definitely one of those places that if you have a lot of money you’ll go wild
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you’ll go absolutely insane
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no I realize that I’ve never been to a place where I kind of thought if we had
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more money blah blah
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because I more about no matter how expensive the country’s you can figure
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it out and we did we had a lot of fun and you know didn’t break the bank well
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someone bank that but it wasn’t too bad i think- accommodation we spent around
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300 pounds for four days for both of us
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that’s like a hundred fifty pounds each and which was a lot of would splash like
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a sample mixture star restaurants which was a massive treat for us and things
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like that because you achieve that and you can get more water but like I was
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saying every country and figure out how to do it on the cheap punk is a little
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bit of time and it depends where you define as cheap as well definitely city
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i would go back to you in a heartbeat
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I probably want to go back with a little bit more than a not gonna lie
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just because when you’re walking around because things are so ridiculously
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expensive like if we want to we walk around all day with super hot one thing
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we love to do is like stopping in a cool bar with a view to get like a beer just
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a beer and then carry on a day when the beer is eight pounds each were like no
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now we’re not doing here and Hong Kong it’s a crazy City don’t let the price
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put you off hopefully my videos where we find cheaper food and things like that
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can help you out and if you’ve got any budget saving tips because we are not
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experts we were barely there and I know a lot of my viewers have been to Hong
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Kong multiple times so be nice . don’t shout at me for not finding all the
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cheapest place is like oh you know cheap places to eat save whatever leave them
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down below and let it be like a little bit of a discussion down a bit of a
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resource guide for people for planning your next trip to Hong Kong go
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seriously I don’t think I’d like you as much they did I think a lot of hong kong
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it’s not before I shut up
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let’s have the update so I worked after I live stream I’d like two days working
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on my book sounds like a no videos for a couple of days do some book writing is
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going really well and then yesterday while two days ago i’ve been on
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antibiotics one structural balance bikes and they only cost $MONEY a pound
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the pharmacist can prescribe them after wow that’s amazing after her doctors
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fear any
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ok let’s walk into the system like hey and this is wrong this is wrong that i
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will hear some tell us why thank you to plans later I came out with two lots of
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tablets amazeballs except those have this made me really ill they give me a
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horrific stomach pain the point where I couldn’t eat even small on water was
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painful i thought i was going to blow up from the inside just complete so that’s
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where I’ve been lying down and crying for the past day just lying on sofa like
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no no no no no I’m back now I’m feeling better and everything is a-okay
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all right i’m gonna set up a Facebook Twitter Instagram snapchat all
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electronics are down there and I with you whenever i see you but

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