Below is a news report from a western media outlet, which may take you by surprise...Astonishing phenomenon of Western backpackers who beg for money to fund their travelling as they journey through some of the world's poorest regions
Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4400790/Rise-Western-backpackers-begging-fund-trip.html#ixzz4e0j9zPBB
- Backpackers in southeast Asia have started begging to fund their trip through the continent
- A woman from Singapore posted images of 'beg-packers' online and said they are taking money off the needy
- Many questioned why people with expensive travel equipment and cameras needed to beg for money
- Move follows from internet trend which saw people using crowdfunding websites to finance their travels
Do you find it interesting? It sounds that begging is becoming a trend among travelling westerners. I once sighted a westerner in Beijing riding a tricycle moving boxes of stuff, which, though menial and grueling, in my opinion is way more laudable than begging.