Originally Posted by surinboy
If you currently live in SHV or have recently visited can you comment on how dangerous the place is.
I googled the topic and found lots of horror stories of westerners being assaulted and killed. Not to mention the dodgy police and scamming locals.
What the latest on SHV? Im keen to hear from long term residents. Have things improved there since 5 or 10 yrs ago when it was considered to be one of the most dangerous places in SE Asia.
Most of the horror stories come from young paranoid backpackers who are shit scared of their own shadow