When you’ve come from countries where labor is inexpensive and you could actually afford to pay for their services, doing things yourself is a big change. I remember how on our first encounter with the self-service gas pump, we stared at the pump for five minutes and scooped out what other people were doing because we had no clue how to pump gas ourselves. FYI, you have gas boys to help you out in the Philippine and Dubai.
And when you are travelling or live in a state where you don’t have the luxury of having your own washer and dryer in home, you would have to deal with the coin laundry. For those like me, who are completely alien to how to work the coin laundry, here’s a step-by-step guide on how to deal with it: