Backpacking, Budget & Independent Travel Information for Southeast Asia

Facing The Great Unknown – Travel & Stepping Out of Your Comfort Zone

Facing The Great Unknown – Travel & Stepping Out of Your Comfort Zone

Ever found yourself wondering… Where am I going next? What am I going to do when I get back home? How am I going to earn money to keep on traveling? I hate my job but I don’t know what else to do with my life! What happens next? Soul Seekers Ambassador Melanie Swan maps out what we can do to work through this dilemma and come out stronger…

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Backpackers, Fear on a Shoestring: Most Controversial Travel Book of the Year!?

Backpackers, Fear on a Shoestring: Most Controversial Travel Book of the Year!?

Tangled into an Asian backpacking adventure, is everything that would horrify your parents and encourage them to hide your passport and burn your backpack. Murder, lust, smuggling, drug-fuelled Full Moon Parties in Goa and psychological sex issues that make 50 Shades of Grey look like an Enid Blyton children’s book…

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Why you Should Never Give to Begging Street Children – By Friends International

Why you Should Never Give to Begging Street Children – By Friends International

It happens frequently while traveling in South East Asia, backpackers are approached by adorable children asking for money. Dilemma of what to do quickly ensues, the moral question is raised, to give or not to give? We asked the experts of NGO Friends International what they would do. Here they tell us why their answer is always a firm no.

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The View From The Top of the World: Climbing Everest with Mystik Mountains

The View From The Top of the World: Climbing Everest with Mystik Mountains

“A place where the neigh impossible had been made possible, where tremendous feats had been conquered by mere human beings and their collective, intense passion for life.” Climbing Everest Base Camp in Nepal, an experience of epic proportions and unparalleled experiences. Travel writer Eliza Arsenault takes us with her on her journey up the world’s highest mountain!

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So You Want to be a Travel Writer? We Tell You How to Get Published!

So You Want to be a Travel Writer? We Tell You How to Get Published!

Do you want to be a travel writer? Always wanted to share your stories with fellow travelers? Want to make a living out of traveling the world and writing about your experiences? We show you how to get your piece published!

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Vietnam’s New Must Do North to South Adventure. Introducing The Buffalo Run!

Vietnam’s New Must Do North to South Adventure. Introducing The Buffalo Run!

A backpacker tells all about Hanoi Backpacker’s newest trip throughout Vietnam, traversing from Hanoi all the way to Hoi An. Along the way he experiences incredible national parks, such as Cuc Phuong and Phong Na, the world’s biggest cave, exquisite hidden beaches, the history of the Ho Chi Minh Trail, waterfalls, and historic tunnels from the Vietnam-American War.

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