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Who’s this ChickenMonkey?

ChickenMonkeyBackpacking came to life during my first big solo travel adventure. The name is based on some of the best and most life changing moments that always involved one of the two animals. Since these encounters and signs have successfully led me into the right direction, I’ve decided to name my blog after these two lucky charms.


recent adventures

  • Kyoto – temples, kimono rentals and mystic Gion district
    Did you ever see the 2005 movie “Memoirs of a geisha”? Or have you ever been fascinated about the ancient traditions of a country that is so different to ours? If you want to experience the mixture between tradition and modern life, I will give you a little insight into a city shrouded in mysticism – Kyoto. For much of its history Kyoto has…
  • Hanoi – motorbikes, coffee and phở gà
    Hanoi, capital of and with a population of around 7.8 Mio. people the second largest city in Vietnam. To be honest it was either continuing in Cambodia with a huge bus ride, flying to the Philippines with islands being shut down due to corona panic (no, not the beer) and 3 flights until arriving at my destination or going to Northern Vietnam (2h flight…

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