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Bali will Now Stop and Send ‘Begpackers’ Back to Their Embassies


“Begpackers,” people who travel to a foreign country and beg for money from the locals to fund their vacation, has become such a problem in Indonesia that Bali immigration has created a plan to bring all foreigners caught doing this act to their respective embassies.

Setyo Budiwardoyo, an official from Ngurah Rai’s Immigration Office, expressed the problem of growing numbers of foreigners causing problems in the country while speaking to Indonesian news site Detik News via Coconuts Bali.

‘Begpackers’ Arrested in Malaysia After Using a Baby in Bizarre ‘Street Dance’

A revolting video recently emerged on social media featuring a group of begpackers (travelers who ask for handouts to fund their travels) using a real baby as a prop during a bizarre “street performance” in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Facebook user, Zayl Chia Abdulla captured the tourists on film doing the inexplicable act in the streets of Bukit Bintang and uploaded the clip on Saturday.

Begpacker Attracts Crowds of Thai Women By Selling Photos of Himself For Money

A man, reportedly from Ukraine, became a viral sensation after a video of him selling photos of himself to fund a flight back home was uploaded on Facebook.

The video of the “cute” begpacker was taken at Hat Yai’s Greenway Market on Wednesday night by Facebook user TaiiwaN’ Yanawimuti, who urged people to share it and help get the man back to his home country.