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Now You Can Book Amazing Adventures With Us! Introducing Our Brand New Website ‘Backpacker Bookings’

18 March 2014

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Now You Can Book Amazing Adventures With Us! Introducing Our Brand New Website ‘Backpacker Bookings’

We’ve been building South East Asia Backpacker Magazine for five years now, and over that time, we’ve discovered some amazing adventure companies that we feel fit with the backpacker vibe perfectly! Forget set lunches and boring organised tours, these trips are unique, cram-packed with activities and most of all - great value for money! For solo travellers, these trips are also a sure-fire way to meet lots of like-minded people! All the amazing trips that you read about in the magazine and website... You can now book!

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Stuff Backpackers Like. 101 Things…

11 March 2014

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Stuff Backpackers Like. 101 Things…

Aaahh.... Backpackersland - where beer is cheap, massage courses are mandatory, coffee is Fair Trade, happy hour lasts all year, yoga is free, beds are abolished in favour of hammocks and no one ever wears shoes. We decided to put together a list of 101 things backpackers like... Can you recognize yourself amidst the list? Can you add any more stuff backpackers like?

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10 Things I’ve Learned While Living Abroad in Isaan, Thailand

25 February 2014

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10 Things I’ve Learned While Living Abroad in Isaan, Thailand

Living and traveling abroad can be an experience of a lifetime, and the experiences to be had can teach you much more about reality than you’d ever learn in a classroom. From traveling solo to learning to live alone, one of our Ambassadors, Eliza, shares 10 things she’s learned from spending the past two years living and teaching in Thailand.

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Flying in South East Asia: 5 Tips for Choosing Flights Over Buses for Cheaper Shorter Journeys!

12 February 2014

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Flying in South East Asia: 5 Tips for Choosing Flights Over Buses for Cheaper Shorter Journeys!

Here’s the secret that you realize once you’ve lived or travelled in South East Asia a bit, flights are cheap. Sometimes a mere 30 dollars can turn an overnight bus journey into a short one-hour plane ride! Check out our top five tips for flying around South East Asia, and turn a sweaty night on a bus into a full day catching some rays at the beach!

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A ‘Wannabe’ Flashpacker Guide to South East Asia – 10 Unmissable Moments

27 January 2014

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A ‘Wannabe’ Flashpacker Guide to South East Asia – 10 Unmissable Moments

Do you want to backpack South East Asia but the thought of 'roughing it' is freaking you out? Don't panic! There are ways you can keep your trip on budget with a touch of class and sophistication. This post gives every 'wannabe' Flashpacker the tips you need in order to add some Asian glamour in to your life.

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A Taste of Luxury. A Backpacker Takes Time Away From the Hostel Route

20 January 2014

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A Taste of Luxury. A Backpacker Takes Time Away From the Hostel Route

“Excuse me miss, but where are your shoes? In order to enjoy the breakfast buffet you will need to wear footwear.” This was a new environment. A private butler was on call 24/7, my bathroom was the size of the most splurge worthy accommodations I had enjoyed from time to time after a few too many night buses, and I was graced with a view more spectacular than any sky bar I had ever been to. Luxury to say the least was not something I was accustomed to. Journalist and backpacker Tyler Protano-Goodwin finds herself amidst a whole new world, forcing her to reflect on why she choose the backpacking lifestyle in the first place!

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