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Hold on to Your Hats – We Have Big News! S.E.A Backpacker Magazine Leaps into the Future with a FREE Digital Magazine!

10 July 2014

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Hold on to Your Hats – We Have Big News! S.E.A Backpacker Magazine Leaps into the Future with a FREE Digital Magazine!

After five years, and 30 amazing issues, of South East Asia Backpacker Magazine printed, we decided that it was time for a change! We have, and always will be, a connection point for backpackers, the voice of a generation of travellers - yet we must now speak where our audience are listening...

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What’s going on in Thailand? Advice for Backpackers on the Thai Military Coup

31 May 2014

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What’s going on in Thailand? Advice for Backpackers on the Thai Military Coup

On May 22nd the Thai Army announced that they had taken over control of the country through a military coup. The two biggest questions that everyone has been asking since then are, “What does this really mean for my upcoming trip to Thailand? And is it true that 7-11s are actually closing?” Our Bangkok Ambassador, Chase Berenson gives us the lowdown on how life in Thailand has been affected by the political situation...

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A Crash Course in Thai Visa Runs: Extending Your Stay in the Land of Smiles

28 April 2014

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A Crash Course in Thai Visa Runs: Extending Your Stay in the Land of Smiles

"Help! My visa is about to run out and I'm not ready to leave Thailand!" Have no fear. Backpacker and travel writer, Camelia Gendreau, gives you the lowdown on how to quickly and correctly extend your visa and make sure you extend your days on the beach!

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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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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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Backpacker Self Defence 101: Would You Be Prepared?

21 October 2013

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Backpacker Self Defence 101: Would You Be Prepared?

It’s every parent’s worst nightmare and something that every traveller tries not to think about too much. You’re setting off on the adventure of a lifetime, yet the butterflies in your stomach won’t let you forget that you’re a little bit scared of the unknown. I mean - is it really safe out there in the big wide world? Self-defence classes are a fantastic way to build that confidence in knowing that if somebody did attack you (even somebody much bigger than you) you would know what to do. Did you know that remembering even just a few technical moves could outwit your opponent and leave you free to run away unharmed?

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