Southeast Asia Superlative Inventory

"Going Native" as they say in the anthropology world. Cambodia

Just because it's fun, I have compiled a list of superlatives for Southeast Asia. This is of course based on my opinion and observations and is not based on any scientific fact or study whatsoever.

Most Creative use of a scooter/moto - Vietnam

Most Attractive Women - Thailand

Most Attractive Men - Cambodia

Nicest/Friendliest people - Cambodia / Bali

Most people on a scooter - Five

Best Food Overall- Thailand

Craziest roads - Laos

Worst Traffic - Vietnam

Most Scooters - Vietnam

Best Street Food For Vegetarians - Thailand

Best Night Market - Chiang Mai

Best Handicraft Market - Luang Prabang, Laos

Biggest Market - Chatuchack Weekend Market,  Bangkok, Thailand

Best Overall Attraction - Angkor Wat Temple Complex, Siem Reap, Cambodia

Best Island (I visited) - Koh Rong, Cambodia

Worst Island (I visited) - Ko Phi Phi, Thailand

Craziest Bus Ride - Luang Prabang, Laos to Vang Vieng, Laos

Best Boat Ride - Halong Bay, Vietnam

Longest Boat Ride - Slow boat to Laos from Thailand

Most Naked Toddlers - Cambodia

Best Overall Hostel - Tie - The Siem Reap Hostel, Siem Reap, Cambodia & Pak Up Hostel, Krabi, Thailand

Most Interesting Place I stayed - Former US Ambassadors Residence in Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Best Dressed - Thailand

Favorite Traditional Dress -Bali, Indonesia

Most Obvious Sex Tourism - Thailand and Cambodia

Most Overrated Place - Ko Phi Phi (Island), Thailand

Most Children selling items - Banteay Srei Temple, Angkor Wat Complex, Cambodia (and Cambodia in general)

Best Internet Overall - Thailand

Best Bread - Laos

Best Coffee - Vietnam

Most Trash out in the open - Cambodia

Most Garment Factories seen - Cambodia

Most Temples - Thailand

Most Monks - Thailand & Laos

Hardest overland/water -

Hottest - Singapore (December)

Coldest - Pai, Thailand (December)

Least Westernized - Vietnam

Least Americanized - Vietnam

Most Expensive - Cambodia (due to their use of US dollars - see post)

Cheapest Hostel Rooms - Laos

Most Expensive Hostel Rooms - Islands, all of them, Thailand

Best Hot Water in a Hostel - Cambodia

Most Random Power outages - Cambodia

Best "Western" Food - Cambodia

Worst Eating I witnessed - Sampling of the local rat - Vietnam

Least English Spoken - Vietnam

Worst Visible Air Pollution - Bangkok, Thailand

Best Overall Public Transportation - Singapore (Bangkok and KL close seconds)

Easiest to use public transportation - Bangkok

This list could really go on forever, but I'll end it there. I welcome any additions or debate of course :)

Thanks for reading. (A more personal inventory will follow in it's own post. )