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Walkaboutmonkey.com Blog Post - Mount Batur

8 reasons NOT to climb Mount Batur + 1 reason why you should

Is climbing Mount Batur really a good idea and worth it? Read this dead honest first hand account of the climb to find your answer.

Cambodia Scam

Outrageous Cambodia Scam – you won’t believe it!

Last Update: May 2020 There’s trouble in paradise and my intention is to warn all travelers so they won’t fall for this outrageous Cambodia scam. I love Cambodia, I really do. After almost 2 years of living in this wonderful country I have come to love the people, the landscape and the culture. However, truth…
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Angkor Wat - Overrated

Angkor Wat – Over-rated!

Last Update: October 2020 Behold the center of the ancient Khmer empire! Magnificent Angkor Wat, the largest religious monument in the world. You may think that Angkor Wat is one of the 7 world wonders. Well, it’s not, but it sure is impressive. It’s also over-rated. Save this article for later. Click on the save…
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Walkaboutmonkey.com Home Page - Vietnam Scam recommended

The Ultimate Vietnam Scam and how to avoid it

Last Update: August 2020 Do tourists and travelers in Vietnam get scammed? Oh boy, don’t get me started. Just google “Vietnam Scam”, the number of search results are through the roof. I have to admit that I am a Vietnam addict, I keep going back. Obviously not to get scammed of course. Besides, scams are…
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pu luong

Pu Luong – Vietnam’s best kept secret

Pu Luong is Vietnam’s best kept secret. To get there use the secret in between roads only known to a handful of people in the know.

Rent a bicycle in Thailand

Fight for your bike in Thailand! – an incredible story

Last Update: February 2022 Traveling to Thailand? Quick-check the up-to-date entry requirements A lot of funny stuff happens on the road while traveling. I vividly remember this one time in Ayutthaya, Thailand where we witnessed an incredible scene. The sheer ingenuity of a young backpacker when trying to rent a bike in Thailand left me…
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Walkaboutmonkey.com Home Page - Thai dog tale recommended

Thai dog tale

Ever since the rottweiler incident, dogs sense I am easily intimidated. That’s why they keep doing exactly that. Especially this Thai dog….