Posts Tagged with "travel"

Stuff Backpackers Like. 101 Things…

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

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Stuff Backpackers Like. 101 Things…

Aaahh.... Backpackersland - where beer is cheap, massage courses are mandatory, coffee is Fair Trade, happy hour lasts all year, yoga is free, beds are abolished in favour of hammocks and no one ever wears shoes. We decided to put together a list of 101 things backpackers like... Can you recognize yourself amidst the list? Can you add any more stuff backpackers like?

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10 Things I’ve Learned While Living Abroad in Isaan, Thailand

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

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10 Things I’ve Learned While Living Abroad in Isaan, Thailand

Living and traveling abroad can be an experience of a lifetime, and the experiences to be had can teach you much more about reality than you’d ever learn in a classroom. From traveling solo to learning to live alone, one of our Ambassadors, Eliza, shares 10 things she’s learned from spending the past two years living and teaching in Thailand.

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What Are Your Three Words For 2014?

Sunday, December 29, 2013

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What Are Your Three Words For 2014?

Setting a New Year Resolution is believed to go as far back as Babylonian times. However, at the end of 2012, instead of making a resolution, I picked just three words that I would try to abide by throughout the year. A friend suggested the activity to me after she’d read it in on a blog. It was an easy way to simplify your goals. Instead of making a complicated list of resolutions and ‘to-do’ lists (something I’m very guilty of!) – picking just three words was a way to keep you focused on what you wanted to achieve in the coming year. What will your three words be?

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We Introduce our New Ambassadors!

Monday, December 9, 2013

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We Introduce our New Ambassadors!

We're very excited to introduce you to our first batch of ambassadors. For the past two months we have been looking for creative, talented, and adventurous folks to add to our team and so far we've found 5 fantastic additions. We know these guys are really great, but we wanted to give you the chance to get to know them as well. We invite you to meet our team!

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Stowaway on the Slowboat to China…

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

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Stowaway on the Slowboat to China…

It’s a scarcely known fact that one can travel directly from Thailand to China without the aid of a flying mobile. How? Check out a map. See that thick blue line that separates Myanmar and Laos? For centuries boats have been using the Mekong river as major trading route between China and Thailand. And on a much smaller degree, travellers and stow-aways have been using it as a transport link. Penny Atkinson tells us her story of life as a cargo ship stowaway!

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Getting the Parents Connected Before you Travel. 5 of the Biggest Skype FAILS.

Monday, August 12, 2013

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Getting the Parents Connected Before you Travel. 5 of the Biggest Skype FAILS.

"Mum, I can hear you! Can you hear me?" Oh the connivence of Skype and the hilarity of parents. How many of these technology blunders have you encountered while Skyping home during your travels?

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