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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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Tales from a Motorbike. 6 Tips for Safely Experiencing Freedom in South East Asia!

8 March 2014

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Tales from a Motorbike. 6 Tips for Safely Experiencing Freedom in South East Asia!

Cold, wet and with frazzled nerves I rolled up to our hostel in Hanoi’s Old Quarter after having spent the last 36 days and 4,117 km touring Vietnam on a motorbike. The journey took me from Saigon to Hanoi, over to Cat Ba Island then up to Sapa while traversing hilly mountain passes, bone jarring country roads, sketchy highways and chaotic cities. Traveler Frank Guertler is back from his 36 day journey and here he shares his 6 tips so that you can safely enjoy your trip as well!

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Top 10 Things To Do in and Around Hanoi, Vietnam

17 February 2014

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Top 10 Things To Do in and Around Hanoi, Vietnam

Vietnam’s bustling, atmospheric capital Hanoi is crammed with interesting pursuits for the curious backpacker, from dodging motorbikes in the Old Quarter to sampling unique street food cuisine and even visiting the embalmed body of one of the world’s most famous Communist leaders – there’s a lot to write in your travel diary! With so much to delight your senses we helped you boil it down to the top 10 things not to miss while in this undeniably electric city!

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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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50 Inspiring Travel Bloggers of 2013!

24 December 2013

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50 Inspiring Travel Bloggers of 2013!

Over the years, we've worked with some amazing travel bloggers who have sent in articles to our magazine. From insider tips about how to get off the beaten track, specialist advice about backpacking as a family or a solo female, or just inspiration for the armchair traveller - the world of travel blogging is crammed full of fantastic info - if you just know where to look! Here are 50 bloggers whose sites we reckon are worth a browse over a mince pie and mulled wine this Christmas...

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Treat yourself once in a while with Hotel Quickly! The must-have app for the Flashpacker in all of us…

20 November 2013

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Treat yourself once in a while with Hotel Quickly! The must-have app for the Flashpacker in all of us…

We all get those times on the road when you crave a bit of comfort. Noisy dorm rooms, bucket showers and lumpy mattresses take their toll on the road-weary backpacker and can leave you wanting an escape from your escape! With prices of great hotels so much cheaper in Asia than in Europe and other parts of the world, why not treat yourself once in a while? And we've found just the app!

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