Every budget traveler has been torn on whether he will spend an extra dollar/s for inessential things during travel.
Extra costs such as souvenirs, added convenience to the cheapest transportation option, a dinner in a highly recommended local restaurant or whatnot.
In my case, while walking around the temples of Angkor Wat, I decided to pass on a photo opportunity with local girls wearing traditional costume for $1. I was in a very tight budget and I was trying to keep my daily spending to minimum.
At first I thought it would be great to take their photos but I didn’t wanna…