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Pot Holes and Rice Fields: A Journey Through Cambodia’s Center

6 February 2014

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Pot Holes and Rice Fields: A Journey Through Cambodia’s Center

We travel to realize the basic power of connection, through chance encounters we are able to loose our carefully crafted identities and simply relate to each other as human beings. Photographer Dylan Goldby takes us on a journey away from Cambodia's capitol Phnom Penh, into the heart of the country, and introduces us to a part of South East Asia not typically travelled.

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10 Great Places to Eat for a Cause in South East Asia!

2 September 2013

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10 Great Places to Eat for a Cause in South East Asia!

Helping students learn English. Helping families gain financial independence. HIV and contraception awareness. Promoting the use of local organic vegetables. You've gotta eat, so why not make sure that your money is going back into the pockets of the local community. We've found 10 fabulous restaurants to try in South East Asia that support more than just your stomach!

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Wat to do in Cambodia? Apart from Angkor! Top 10 Alternative Ways to Experience Cambodia…

1 August 2013

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Wat to do in Cambodia? Apart from Angkor! Top 10 Alternative Ways to Experience Cambodia…

We've all heard of Angkor Wat and while these stunning ruins are a must see while in Cambodia, the country has a whole lot more to offer! Check out Tonle Sap- South East Asia's largest freshwater lake, enjoy the briny culinary taste treats of Kep, or travel back in time on Battambang's bamboo train! Here we give you the TOP 10 ALTERNATIVE THINGS TO DO IN CAMBODIA.

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Have You Got a Bus Pass? The Ticket to Stray Off the Beaten Path in SE Asia…

14 July 2013

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Have You Got a Bus Pass? The Ticket to Stray Off the Beaten Path in SE Asia…

Let’s face it: most travellers love the idea of getting ‘off-the-beaten path,’ but few talk about how challenging it can be to get there! Picture a small village somewhere, largely untouched by tourism, where you have a chance to see life and traditional culture up-close-and-personal. But how do you get there? What if there are no buses, trains… or even roads? Could you find it on your own? Traveller and writer, Jennifer Smith, checks out how to get off the beaten track with Stray Travel Asia and shares her story with us...

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Off the Backpacker Trail in Cambodia: Bokor Hill Station Ghost Town

6 September 2012

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Off the Backpacker Trail in Cambodia: Bokor Hill Station Ghost Town

When visiting Cambodia there is a well-trodden path of historical sites: lines of tourists tentatively explore the barren corridors of Tuol Sleng Torture Museum and amble timidly around the Killing Fields, groups jostle for the best view of Angkor Wat’s imposing silhouette as it is illuminated by sunrise and queue for photographs alongside the weathered stones of Ta Phrom. If you're looking for a route less worn by the burgeoning tourism industry, for a site refreshingly free from tour operators and entrance fees, look no further than the eerie ghost town of Bokor Hill Station. Backpacker, Lottie Butler, explores...

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Travel Blogger Relay Competition: Our Top Three Travel Memories!

12 August 2012

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Travel Blogger Relay Competition: Our Top Three Travel Memories!

With Olympic fever now dominating the planet, the S.E.A Backpacker Team decided to embrace the competitive spirit and try to win some medals ourselves! The event is the Travel Blogger Relay invented by lowcostholidays.com, who are asking travel writers all over the world to put forward their ‘Personal Bests’ – in travel memories! Each blogger will share their three best travel memories on their own website before passing the baton onto a fellow blogger who will then list their top three travel memories and so on... The team in the longest chain of bloggers by the end of the competition will win the race! So, without further ado, here are the TOP THREE travel memories from the S.E.A Backpacker Team...

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