Monkey Abroad

Showing YOU what it's like to travel all over Asia with 20 dollars a day

September 18, 2016
by Kevin Cook

Saigon, Vietnam: Traveling for 20 Dollars a Day – Ep 12

In Saigon (Ho Chi Min City), Vietnam, I visit the Saigon Independence Palace, War Remnants Museum, Ben Thanh Market, Tao Dan Park, and a ton of other places. I eat a whole lot of Vietnamese food and street food, including the famous Bánh Mì Huỳnh Hoa, hang out with a bunch of locals, get a bed in a hostel dorm, and of course, drink dark & rich Vietnamese coffee and a couple Saigon beers – all for less than 20 bucks (445,000 VND). I tried, but couldn’t spend 20 dollars in a single day in Saigon! Continue Reading →

September 11, 2016
by Kevin Cook

Sihanoukville, Cambodia: Traveling for 20 Dollars a Day – Ep 11

I visit Sihanoukville, Cambodia – including my own PRIVATE ensuite in a guesthouse, loads of cool Cambodian food and street food, a gym workout, and a lot of water, beer and whiskey – all for 20 bucks! Even though it rained off and on throughout the day (it’s the rainy season), it was still an amazing day of exploring Sihanoukville and chilling with Cambodian locals. Continue Reading →

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August 28, 2016
by Kevin Cook

Siem Reap: Traveling for 20 Dollars a Day – Ep 10

In our TENTH episode, we visit Siem Reap, Cambodia, home of the famous Angkor Wat! We get a room in a Siem Reap hostel, hire a Khmer guide to show us around, visit a lotus farm, hang out with Cambodian kids, play volleyball, eat a ton of Cambodian food and street food (like snake soup, grilled mouse, and beef lok lak). Then, we visit the Night Market and Pub Street and top the day off with a sinfully delicious chocolate banana pancake and a cold Angkor beer – all for 20 U.S. dollars! Continue Reading →

August 21, 2016
by Kevin Cook

Phnom Penh, Cambodia: Traveling for 20 Dollars a Day – Ep 10

We visit Phnom Penh, Cambodia and eat a ton of Cambodian food and street food. We get a room in a Phnom Penh hostel, ride tuk-tuks and cyclos around the city, visit Central Market and Kandal Market, exercise by the Mekong River, visit the Grand Palace, hang out with locals, and eat HAPPY PIZZA – all for less than 20 bucks! Continue Reading →

August 14, 2016
by Kevin Cook
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Koh Lanta, Thailand: Traveling for 20 Dollars a Day – Ep 8

We travel Koh Lanta, Thailand, a quiet island south of Phuket in the Andaman Sea. Here, we enjoy beach living to the max! 20 Dollars got us a Koh Lanta hostel, a motorbike rental, a full day’s worth of Thai food and Thai street food, a bunch of bananas, a visit to a waterfall and cave, gasoline, and water – all for 20 bucks (700 baht)! Continue Reading →

August 13, 2016
by Kevin Cook

Bangkok: Traveling for 20 Dollars a Day – Ep 7

We travel Bangkok, Thailand – get a room in a Bangkok hostel, eat amazing Thai food and Thai street food, hang out on Khaosan Road with Thai girls, world travelers, and ladyboys. Plus, we cross the Chao Phraya River on a ferry, visit Wat Arun “The Temple of Dawn,” and ride the BTS – all for only 20 dollars (700 THB)! [This video got 1.3 million views on Facebook in 3 days!! Thanks to everyone who showed your support and watched!] Continue Reading →


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