You know you’re become used to Southeast Asia when..

… You don’t feel obligated to tip.
… You can estimate the temperature in Celsius quite accurately.
… You pay everything in cash and don’t even carry a credit card.
… You decide whether to go out or not based on the haze.
… You expect bed turndown service in hotels.
… You take off your shoes at the threshold, even to a store.
… You walk around an elephant on the sidewalk without skipping a beat.
… You eat more street food than home cooking.
… You think your accent is weird, even when speaking English.
… You see traffic signals and markers as decoration.
… You weave your car smoothly between dodging mopeds.
… You say “same same”.
… You no longer convert to US dollars.
… You cover your face when walking in the sun.
… You plan your errands during business hours when places are actually open.
… Your water consumption is calculated to minimise public restroom usage.
… You pay your bills at convenience stores.

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