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Newsflash: Will backpackers soon be able to visit Thailand & Cambodia on One Visa?

25 July 2015

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Newsflash: Will backpackers soon be able to visit Thailand & Cambodia on One Visa?

Recently, we heard rumours that the governments of Thailand and Cambodia may be offering a joint visa for travellers who wish to explore both South East Asian countries in one trip. The announcement was made in the Phnom Penh Post last month and is being called the “Two Kingdoms, One Destination.” tourism pact...

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Fancy Yourself a Travel Journalist? We’re Looking for Backpackers to Review Three Trips From Klook Travel!

15 July 2015

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Fancy Yourself a Travel Journalist? We’re Looking for Backpackers to Review Three Trips From Klook Travel!

Are you traveling in South East Asia right now and fancy your hand at a spot of travel writing? We're looking for backpackers to review trips from online travel company, Klook Travel. From an authentic cooking class in Cambodia, to a unique temple experience in Thailand and a white water rafting adventure in Bali - which trip could you review for us?

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Is Vietnam the Most Diverse Country For Backpackers in SE Asia?

25 June 2015

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Is Vietnam the Most Diverse Country For Backpackers in SE Asia?

From the steep rice terraces of Sapa to the limestone karsts of Halong Bay and the rolling sand dunes of Mui Ne to the buzz of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam has some of the most diverse landscapes in South East Asia. You can be trekking in the mountains one day and sunbathing on a sandy beach the next, then whizzing around on a motorbike through the hectic streets of a buzzing city the following day! If you're planning a trip here you're in for a treat...

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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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