Backpacking, Budget & Independent Travel Information for Southeast Asia

10 Budget Busting Tips for Backpackers!

10 Budget Busting Tips for Backpackers!

Backpackers get a bad rep for being cheapskates… and sometimes deservedly so. But it’s not all about stealing food from hostels and walking everywhere in broken flip flops in the sweltering heat just to avoid paying for a taxi… Here are some real tips that work to take chunks off your budget!

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10 Tips for Backpackers on How to Survive Long Bus Journeys…

10 Tips for Backpackers on How to Survive Long Bus Journeys…

An overnight bus journey can easily save you 90% of what a flight would cost, but of course a flight would take only a couple of hours, whereas you’re on that bus for the long haul There are, however, some simple steps you can take to make sure your 36 hours trapped in a bumpy steel can are as comfortable as possible, Travel Experts, Two Monkeys Travel give us some important tips…

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What’s the Story, Morning Glory? A Day at Hoi An’s Morning Glory Cooking School

What’s the Story, Morning Glory? A Day at Hoi An’s Morning Glory Cooking School

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Food, Vietnam

Traveller Amelia Long spends a day with the Morning Glory Cooking School in Hoi An, Vietnam. Buying fresh produce from the Central Market and taking unusual ingredients back to the kitchen to cook up some tongue-tantalising dishes, she unravels the secrets of Vietnam’s unique cuisine…

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A Luxury Backpacker Paradise on the Beach in Mui Ne, Vietnam for $3 USD!

A Luxury Backpacker Paradise on the Beach in Mui Ne, Vietnam for $3 USD!

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Accommodation, Vietnam

Recently, we discovered the amazing Long Son Mui Ne Resort and we can’t believe the value for money and quality of this place! The luxury resort does what not many other fancy resorts do – open their doors to lovely backpackers like you and me! With our flip flops and messy hair most resorts wouldn’t want to see us within a mile of their property – but not this place! The resort give backpackers the chance to share in the all of the amazing facilities by offering them a unique budget accommodation option… Camping!

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A Global Celebration of Yoga, Music and Dance! The Bali Spirit Festival, March 2015

A Global Celebration of Yoga, Music and Dance! The Bali Spirit Festival, March 2015

The annual Bali Spirit Festival takes places this year from March 31st – April 5th in Ubud, Bali, Indonesia and looks set to be even better than last year’s extravaganza! Every year the festival hosts some of the world’s most prominent teachers of meditation, yoga, music, dance, healing and health, who will be offering exclusive workshops to attendees. There are believed to be over 6,000 people from over 50 countries flocking to the cultural centre of Ubud in Bali to experience the inspiring event. Find out more!

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Amazing Hidden Opportunities of Teaching English Abroad with Global TESOL!

Amazing Hidden Opportunities of Teaching English Abroad with Global TESOL!

As well as the very popular form of teaching English in schools, universities, language schools and colleges – did you know that there are many, many more unusual ways that you can use your TESOL certificate? From working in 5 Star Resorts to hospitals or on cruise ships… Check out some of these awesome ideas of jobs that are now in demand!

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