Posted : February 2014
Author : the editorial staff
What can you buy with only a dollar? A chocolate bar, gum? Well, it turned out that with just this amount you can get various items in different countries. So, lets look at the various items that you can purchase with just a dollar different countries around the world.
Two glasses of draft beer during Happy Hour, a mouth-watering fried frog with ginger, cotton scarf Krama (traditional headdress), three crispy fried spider, 20 minutes “fish pedicure”, 4 liters of drinking water, the vest of Angkor Wat (for an extra 50 cents you can get a much better quality), two cans of “Coca-Cola”, two dragon fruits or 50 grams of the Danish blue cheese. In addition, 1 kilogram of laundry to be washed.
2. Austria, Vienna
Half hour foot massage, a scattering of small fried fish, haircut for men with short hair, 28 “Marlboro” cigarettes, coffee at 7Eleven, 3 AA-size batteries, two hours of internet access, 4 doughnuts at Mr. Donut, 2 km travel by taxi, 4 liters of drinking water or lots and lots of rice.
In the Canary Islands particularly in Tenerife, for one dollar you can get a cup of coffee, but this may not be so in other popular resorts and in the capital city.
Bicycle rental for 1 day, 2 cups of coffee with milk, 15 minutes of talk using Simcoe Mobifone, Vietnamese "Pho" soup dish, wash in the laundry room (small), 250 grams of candied ginger, 40 quail eggs, 1 traditional Vietnamese hat (tapered), one or two newspapers, one DVD, 7 liters of water, 2 entrance tickets to the Temple of Literature in Hanoi, two cool Halida beer, 1.25 liter of gasoline.
In Budapest, $1 will allow you to get an ice cream, 4 small apples, 1 hamburger, 1 card, 1 newspaper or a half-hour parking in the old town.
A bus ticket, “Coca-Cola”, a sandwich, a cup of tea, two or three newspapers, a kilo of oranges or apples, a pound of bananas, two bottles of water (0.5 liters) or two loaves of bread.
In the outback – a bottle of cheap wine, 1kg Spaghetti, 6 bottles of mineral water or one tablet of ibuprofen to help relieve headaches from a cheap bottle of wine.
12. South Korea
A gallon of clean drinking water (4 L), 1.5 liters of carbonated mineral water, an hour talking on the mobile (if you are calling a local number, of course), English newspaper Bangkok Post, travel to eight stations in Bangkok's Skytrain, three servings of soft ice cream Dairy Queen, green Thai curry dish with rice, a liter of gasoline, a cab ride for a couple of kilometers, two liters of “Coca-Cola” or the food on the streets of Chiang Mai.
Serving koshary plate which includes rice, pasta, fried onions, lentils as well as a donut or falyafel.
16. Costa Rica
One ice cold Lao beer, a sandwich with bacon and cheese, 4 rolls of toilet paper, 2 cups of brewed coffee, 2 Scandinavian bakery bagel, 16 medium bananas, an hour of the Internet (in tourist areas only half an hour), 3 liters of drinking water or two croissants.
22. The United States
In Buenos Aires, you can ride the bus, the subway, buy a variety of fruits, bright braided bracelet or eat a muffin.
In Manado, you can get a full meal with a piece of fried chicken, rice, vegetables, mineral water and fruit.
27. United Kingdom