3 reasons the rest of the world thinks westerners are rich

First, when westerners visit another country, they’re often traveling on a once-in-a-lifetime trip.

When you’re taking a once-in-a-lifetime trip, you tend to spend more than you normally would. You buy the exotic meals, the expensive tours, and all the other stuff that comes with once-in-a-lifetime trips.

Second, if they’re not visiting, then they’re probably getting paid a lot of money.

Some westerners will move to a different country just for the experience, but most will also want some financial incentive. So the westerners who aren’t making a ton of money probably won’t stay long. The westerners who do then, the ones people see the most, are disproportionately¬†wealthy.

Third, compared to the rest of the world, westerners are rich.