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Were You Born To Bunk? Share Travel Stories for the Chance to Sleep for Free!

2 July 2014

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Were You Born To Bunk? Share Travel Stories for the Chance to Sleep for Free!

Could you be a travel writer? Then BornToBunk.com are looking for you to write for their inspiring blog! You don’t have to be a professional scribe for National Geographic or even be active with your own travel blog; you just need to share your unique story with others – and inspire people to hitch on that backpack! Oh and did we mention that you can earn enough Gold credits get the opportunity to sleep for free in any of the awesome hostels listed on the BornToBunk.com website...

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Top 10 Things To Do in and Around Hanoi, Vietnam

17 February 2014

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Top 10 Things To Do in and Around Hanoi, Vietnam

Vietnam’s bustling, atmospheric capital Hanoi is crammed with interesting pursuits for the curious backpacker, from dodging motorbikes in the Old Quarter to sampling unique street food cuisine and even visiting the embalmed body of one of the world’s most famous Communist leaders – there’s a lot to write in your travel diary! With so much to delight your senses we helped you boil it down to the top 10 things not to miss while in this undeniably electric city!

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Treat yourself once in a while with Hotel Quickly! The must-have app for the Flashpacker in all of us…

20 November 2013

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Treat yourself once in a while with Hotel Quickly! The must-have app for the Flashpacker in all of us…

We all get those times on the road when you crave a bit of comfort. Noisy dorm rooms, bucket showers and lumpy mattresses take their toll on the road-weary backpacker and can leave you wanting an escape from your escape! With prices of great hotels so much cheaper in Asia than in Europe and other parts of the world, why not treat yourself once in a while? And we've found just the app!

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Review: iSanook Residence, Bangkok – A Hub for Flashpackers & Digital Nomads!

16 September 2013

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Review: iSanook Residence, Bangkok – A Hub for Flashpackers & Digital Nomads!

This week we discovered the brand new iSanook Residence in the heart of Bangkok – and we just loved it! With nightly rooms to rent or long-term options, it’s a great place for digital nomads (those who take their career on the road) or travellers in search of a little more luxury than the average hostel.

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Anyone who’s a Friend of yours is a Friend of Mine! The New Travel Networking Site…

21 July 2013

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Anyone who’s a Friend of yours is a Friend of Mine! The New Travel Networking Site…

A few days ago we met Krissa and DJ, the founders of FOFTravel, which stands for ‘Friends of Friends Travel’. We got in touch with them after finding their website on Twitter and decided that it was something we had to share with you guys! FOFTravel is a brand new social network, which allows friends and friends of friends to share travel services for free! The world map allows you to find and connect with friends and connect with their friends - so that you can create a network of trusted contacts everywhere you go...

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Review: Bangkok’s Cool Hangout Hostel, Lub d – more than just a bunk bed!

28 December 2012

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Review: Bangkok’s Cool Hangout Hostel, Lub d – more than just a bunk bed!

Every now and again, we’re asked to review a hostel in South East Asia, which makes us nervous. Running S.E.A Backpacker Magazine for over three years, we’ve crossed the threshold of countless hostels and dumped our backpacks on more beds than we can remember. There’s a lot of trying and testing been done – WIFI, breakfasts, staff and their local knowledge... After all this time, what can we say? To tell you the truth, we’ve become rather fussy buggers! So will Lub d Hostels in Silom and Siam, Bangkok pass the test?

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