An Alternative to A Toilet Paper Crisis … But Beware!

Bum Gun replaces Toilet Paper
Bum Gun replaces Toilet Paper
photo credit DeDe

My husband and I are USA expats, and have lived in SE Asia for almost 5 years. Toilet paper is not an issue here. Not to be too graphic, but in Asia, toilet paper is only used for drying. All toilets here come stocked with what is affectionately known as the “bum gun”. Think, a sink sprayer mounted next to a toilet. Bum guns are used in a fashion similar to a bidet, but they’re cheaper and easier to aim. This solution is most likely why we haven’t had a toilet paper crisis.

We have grown accustomed to bum guns…

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