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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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Newsflash! Hop-on Hop-off Bus Company Stray, Drive Onward into Vietnam!

18 September 2013

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Newsflash! Hop-on Hop-off Bus Company Stray, Drive Onward into Vietnam!

With their roots in New Zealand, the popular Stray travel company have been operating trips in South East Asia for the past three years. This month, the company are forging new ground and heading into the diverse and intriguing country of Vietnam to start their first adventures. We caught up with Stray Asia General Manager, Holly Zimmerman, to find out more about how the little orange bus will take on the land of 37 million motorbikes!

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How to Sail The World – For The Cost of Groceries!

19 August 2013

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How to Sail The World – For The Cost of Groceries!

It's an incomprehensible dream: live on a sailboat touring the world. Something you've perhaps dreamed of, but never thought possible. Meet Greg and Tiffany an American couple who are making it happen, from Tahiti to New Zealand to San Diego, they travel the world- for free! Here they share their experiences and help you realize that living from the boat deck could easily become your reality too!

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TruTravels: The Best of Both Worlds – 5 Backpacker Secrets Within Easy Reach!

15 August 2013

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TruTravels: The Best of Both Worlds – 5 Backpacker Secrets Within Easy Reach!

There is a must see list of places to visit in Thailand, and for good reason, but what if you want to venture just slightly off the beaten track? Where do you start? How do you know which turns to take? Sometimes you just need a wee bit of help, our friends at Tru Travels show us how to get just a little bit lost!

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