Posts Tagged with "Backpack"

Anyone who’s a Friend of yours is a Friend of Mine! The New Travel Networking Site…

Sunday, July 21, 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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Notes From the Editor: Don’t Let Your Possessions Possess You!

Sunday, July 7, 2013

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Notes From the Editor: Don’t Let Your Possessions Possess You!

Living a life of minimalism can lead to a life of increased adventure. Those tied down with credit card bills, car loans and mortgages while harbouring a desire to escape can relate to this. Sometimes it can seem that your possessions possess you! For a brief period of time, as you live out of your backpack, you witness a life where you are detached from your things, location independent and free to go wherever the adventure beckons. Spontaneity reigns –suddenly everything is a possibility...

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Exploring Phuket’s Little-Seen Old Quarter

Sunday, May 19, 2013

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Exploring Phuket’s Little-Seen Old Quarter

Sip milky iced tea while listening to melodic jazz from a street café. Haggle over homemade batik at a Malay fabric shop. Just a few reasons, says travel journalist Leigh-Anne Hunter, to ditch the beach for a day and wander through Phuket’s fascinating, but little-seen Old Quarter...

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Meet the Dancing Inmates of Cebu, Philippines: Where Getting Locked Up Abroad Is a Laughing Matter

Saturday, April 20, 2013

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Meet the Dancing Inmates of Cebu, Philippines: Where Getting Locked Up Abroad Is a Laughing Matter

If you've been to prison abroad, chances are you don't consider that experience the highlight of your trip. However, a short stint in Cebu's Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center has emerged as the exception to the rule thanks to the dancing inmates of CPDRC...

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Nepal: Where Gods and Mountains Meet

Friday, March 22, 2013

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Nepal: Where Gods and Mountains Meet

"Amongst mountains has always been a special place for me. When things seem confused or out of order, a walk in the mountains has always helped me to calm down and realise the insignificance of my man-made problems. Looking up at the high peaks piercing the clouds, their sheer beauty and grandeur makes me feel like a small part of an awesome natural order that is slowly unfolding out of my control." When S.E.A Backpacker's Editor, Nikki Scott, embarked on her first ever backpacking trip, her love of misty mountain tops led her to the magical Himalaya of Nepal and the highest peaks in the world...

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Event of the Month: Don’t Miss! The Bali Spirit Festival, 20th-24th March

Thursday, March 7, 2013

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Event of the Month: Don’t Miss! The Bali Spirit Festival, 20th-24th March

Let’s face it – everyone loves a good festival. Live music, culture, yummy food stalls, blazing hot weather (unless we’re talking Glastonbury, of course… but hey, we’re in South East Asia!). Karen Farini, Deputy Editor of S.E.A Backpacker find out all about the tantalizing BaliSpirit Festival...

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