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The Newest Addition to our Ambassador Team: Introducing Penny Frederiksen

14 April 2014

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The Newest Addition to our Ambassador Team: Introducing Penny Frederiksen

Everyone knows backpacking isn’t just for the party-hard gap year student. With so much diversity on offer in SE Asia there’s something for every type of traveller. When we heard from Penny Frederikson about her love for travel and her desire to encourage more people to hit the road at any stage in their lives - we knew she’d make a great ambassador! Meet Penny the newest addition to our team.

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We Introduce our New Ambassadors!

9 December 2013

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We Introduce our New Ambassadors!

We're very excited to introduce you to our first batch of ambassadors. For the past two months we have been looking for creative, talented, and adventurous folks to add to our team and so far we've found 5 fantastic additions. We know these guys are really great, but we wanted to give you the chance to get to know them as well. We invite you to meet our team!

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When is a group tour not a group tour? When it’s Free & Easy! Interview with Trip Leader & Life-long Nomad, Jeff Emmett…

26 November 2013

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When is a group tour not a group tour? When it’s Free & Easy! Interview with Trip Leader & Life-long Nomad, Jeff Emmett…

Jeff, originally from Canada, has been a group leader with Free & Easy Traveler for 5 years. He runs trips all over the world and has helped to give thousands of travelers the experience of a lifetime! We decided to quiz him with 10 questions on why Free & Easy Traveler is so different from your average group tour, what he loves and hates about his job and why he’d never switch roles with a Silicon Valley millionaire…

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Meet Our First S.E.A Backpacker Ambassador – Eliza Arsenault

1 October 2013

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Meet Our First S.E.A Backpacker Ambassador – Eliza Arsenault

Last week we launched our S.E.A. Ambassador Program and we would like you to meet Eliza our first Ambassador! Eliza has called Thailand home for the past year and a half. Using Ubon Ratchathani (Isaan) as her base she has also made time to travel South East Asia far and wide. Originally hailing from the United States Eliza lived and studied in New England but quickly after graduating realized that the open road was where she felt most comfortable. Get to know Eliza a little bit better...

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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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The Truth about Life as a Travel Photographer: Interview with Flash Parker

2 February 2013

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The Truth about Life as a Travel Photographer: Interview with Flash Parker

It's THE dream job right? Traveling from continent to continent with your camera capturing the beauty of our incredible planet as a travel photographer. But what is it really like? What are some tips for getting started in the industry and what are the perks!? Following the success of our Photography Tour in Chiang Mai at the end of last year, we interviewed Flash Parker, professional photo-journalist and all round nice guy to find out the secrets of life as a travel photographer...

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