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

19 March 2015

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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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Revealed! Your 100 Best Moments of 2014 and Our Two Lucky Competition Winners!

29 December 2014

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Revealed! Your 100 Best Moments of 2014 and Our Two Lucky Competition Winners!

On Christmas Eve, we asked you to share with us your Best Travel Moments of 2014. The response was incredible. From special moments shared with locals, friends and family amidst spectacular landscapes to homecomings, close encounters with nature, solo spiritual moments... and many more! Read these special travel moments and be inspired to hitch on that backpack... oh and we reveal the two winners of our competition!

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Competition! Your 100 Best Travel Moments of 2014

21 December 2014

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Competition! Your 100 Best Travel Moments of 2014

Watching the sun rise over Angkor Wat in Cambodia? Or seeing a whale shark whilst diving in Koh Tao, Thailand? It can be so difficult to choose your best travel moment of the year - there have been so many right? So what if we asked you to choose just one? Just one exquisite moment that will remain in your mind forever... what would it be?

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Meet the lucky guys behind eOasia: “We try and test every trip! It’s a tough job but someone’s got to do it!”

1 December 2014

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Meet the lucky guys behind eOasia: “We try and test every trip! It’s a tough job but someone’s got to do it!”

If you’re interested in taking the plunge with a dive centre or scaling cliffs with a rock climbing company, you want to make sure that you’re in good hands. How can you be sure that the safety standards are up to scratch and that you are paying the regular & best price? 34-year old French traveler, Florian set up a website called eOasia which helps backpackers to find the best adventure trips in Asia. He and his team try and test every trip! Has he got the best job in the world?

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The Real North Vietnam, Motorbiking to Ninh Binh Province

29 November 2014

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The Real North Vietnam, Motorbiking to Ninh Binh Province

The majority of backpackers who arrive in Hanoi spend no more than a couple of days here; they visit the war museum; check out Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum and get trailed around on one of the notorious hostel bar-crawls.What is often missed, however, are the many, lesser-known day trips available to amazing locations, such as the incredible Ninh Binh Provnce which lies just two hours from Hanoi by motorbike...

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Just Arrived Home? 5 Ways to Defeat Post SEA Backpacker Blues…

25 November 2014

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Just Arrived Home? 5 Ways to Defeat Post SEA Backpacker Blues…

In 2013 I squished my life into a backpack, caught a one way flight to Bangkok and spent four months exploring the magical countries of South East Asia. I set off on my journey with a complete sense of freedom, with no set plans or deadlines. However, this article isn't about me reminiscing about my incredible time in South East Asia, mainly because, if I did, I'll probably end up crying in to my pillow when I get home! Instead, I wanted to talk about life after your Asia backpacking adventures.

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