Posts Tagged with "south east asia"

Interview: Hitchhiking, Busking & Sleeping in Temples – What was Backpacking South East Asia like 50 Years Ago?

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

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Interview: Hitchhiking, Busking & Sleeping in Temples – What was Backpacking South East Asia like 50 Years Ago?

In an era when love and peace perfumed the air and travellers hopped on hippie buses taking them from Europe overland to Asia, Londoner, Barrie Scott embarked upon what turned into a four year epic adventure (1967-71)! Hitch-hiking, busking, sleeping in a Thai temple with monks, building a boat with some travel buddies and sailing to islands that hadn’t seen foreigners since colonial times, his story sheds light on how the concept of backpacking has changed over the past 50 years. For the better? We ask Barrie what he thinks...

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Same Same But Salsa! From Backpacking South East Asia to South America…

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

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Same Same But Salsa! From Backpacking South East Asia to South America…

Could you backpack forever? Already thinking about where to head next? Some of our team members are currently exploring South America (and starting a whole new backpacker magazine)! If you’re keen to keep on travelling, but can’t believe you’ll find a more beautiful beach or mountain range than you’ve already laid eyes on in South East Asia, don’t fret! We’ve put together a list of places in South America where you’ll feel right at home!

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The Newest Addition to our Ambassador Team: Introducing Penny Frederiksen

Monday, April 14, 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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A ‘Wannabe’ Flashpacker Guide to South East Asia – 10 Unmissable Moments

Monday, January 27, 2014

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A ‘Wannabe’ Flashpacker Guide to South East Asia – 10 Unmissable Moments

Do you want to backpack South East Asia but the thought of 'roughing it' is freaking you out? Don't panic! There are ways you can keep your trip on budget with a touch of class and sophistication. This post gives every 'wannabe' Flashpacker the tips you need in order to add some Asian glamour in to your life.

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The Aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan, The Philippines – How Can You Help?

Monday, January 13, 2014

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The Aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan, The Philippines – How Can You Help?

Relief work and international aid is pouring into the Philippines as the country continues with its recovery from the strongest typhoon ever recorded on the planet. With wind gusts that hit up to 270 km per hour at its peak, parts of the low-lying islands were completely flattened, and thousands of people were rendered homeless. No strangers to natural disasters, the Filipino people continue to build and rebuild their lives with admiration. We discover worthwhile organisations to volunteer with and how you can help!

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50 Inspiring Travel Bloggers of 2013!

Tuesday, December 24, 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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