Backpacking, Budget & Independent Travel Information for Southeast Asia

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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7 Alternative things to do in Kuala Lumpur

7 Alternative things to do in Kuala Lumpur

There is pretty much always something happening in KL, to suit everyones tastes. Take this short guide as an introduction to the city and its many delights, that you won’t read in any guidebook. If you’re in Kuala Lumpur for more than a couple of days and are looking for an alternative to the major attractions then be sure to check some of these out…

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Essential Practical Info: Vaccinations, Malaria, Money, Travel Insurance & Budget

Essential Practical Info: Vaccinations, Malaria, Money, Travel Insurance & Budget

Thinking of backpacking around South East Asia but the small details are getting you down? Never fear! Experienced backpacker, Mark, from the travel blog, MyFunkyTravel is here to give you all the grizzly details that you’ll need to plan the perfect trip! From what jabs to get, to how much money you’ll spend and if travel insurance is worth it, this is an essential read…

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Sustainable Travel and ‘Voluntourism’ – What’s the Crack? We Get Advice From The Experts at The Bamboo Project…

Sustainable Travel and ‘Voluntourism’ – What’s the Crack? We Get Advice From The Experts at The Bamboo Project…

In recent years, some travel companies have attempted to bridge the ‘gap’ between having a good time whilst you travel and putting something back into the communities you visit. ‘Voluntourism’ has become a buzz word. But are these companies all that they are cracked up to be? We caught up with Mark and Steve, founders of ‘The Bamboo Project,’ a company that puts backpackers in touch with sustainable NGO projects in SE Asia to get some answers…

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