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Cutting Costs on Travel Insurance in the Beginning Will Cost you in the End!

9 May 2016

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Cutting Costs on Travel Insurance in the Beginning Will Cost you in the End!

We know that purchasing travel insurance can be a little painful. When you've saved up every penny for that trip of a lifetime, who wants to take a huge chunk out of it, just "incase" something happens? So is it worth investing in? And which travel insurance do we recommend for Southeast Asia backpackers?

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Updated Visa Guide to South East Asia!

21 April 2016

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Updated Visa Guide to South East Asia!

Planning a trip to Southeast Asia and can't get your head around the visa situation? Let us help you with a short summary of what type of visa you'll need for each Southeast Asian country...

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How adding a stopover to your flight saves you money & enhances your adventure!

19 November 2015

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How adding a stopover to your flight saves you money & enhances your adventure!

Recently we discovered an amazing new flight search engine which allows you to add stopovers into your flight journey to turn any direct flight into a multi-city adventure! Not only do you get to add unplanned destinations into your travel itinerary, you get to save tons of money as stopover flights are often so much cheaper! Find out more here...

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Can You Make a Lifetime of Long-Term Travel Work? Tips for Working Abroad…

5 November 2015

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Can You Make a Lifetime of Long-Term Travel Work? Tips for Working Abroad…

Many people believe the long term travel lifestyle is somewhat of a fairytale story that only a select few people can obtain. Our brand new South East Asia Backpacker Ambassador, Nina Ragusa is here to tell you... That this myth is just not true! From becoming a tour guide or a dive instructor to selling all your worldly goods and signing up for the Peace Corps, Nina gives us some fantastic tips on how to achieve a long-term travel lifestyle AND sheds light on the reality behind the dream...

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Planning a Trip to South East Asia? 10 Epic Places That New Travellers Shouldn’t Miss!

3 June 2015

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Planning a Trip to South East Asia? 10 Epic Places That New Travellers Shouldn’t Miss!

There are so many amazing places to travel to in South East Asia, but where to start? Do you want to lay eyes on a perfect beach? Get lost in ancient culture and civilizations? Or get off the beaten track deep in the heart of the rainforest? Let us give you a few places that we think you shouldn't miss!

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10 Essential Tips For Public Transport in South East Asia!

7 May 2015

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10 Essential Tips For Public Transport in South East Asia!

Chicken buses, tuk tuks, songthaews… Whether you’re on the so-called "VIP’ nightbus in Thailand, the public jeepney in Manila, or just learning to handle a scooter, being in transit in South East Asia provides just as many stories as the destinations themselves. Will you ever get there? Here are 10 essential tips on how to cope with the weird and wonderful transport options of South East Asia...

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Amazing Hidden Opportunities of Teaching English Abroad with Global TESOL!

2 February 2015

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Amazing Hidden Opportunities of Teaching English Abroad with Global TESOL!

As well as the very popular form of teaching English in schools, universities, language schools and colleges – did you know that there are many, many more unusual ways that you can use your TESOL certificate? From working in 5 Star Resorts to hospitals or on cruise ships... Check out some of these awesome ideas of jobs that are now in demand!

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Essential Practical Info: Vaccinations, Malaria, Money, Travel Insurance & Budget

16 January 2015

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Essential Practical Info: Vaccinations, Malaria, Money, Travel Insurance & Budget

Thinking of backpacking around South East Asia but the small details are getting you down? Never fear! Experienced backpacker, Mark, from the travel blog, MyFunkyTravel is here to give you all the grizzly details that you'll need to plan the perfect trip! From what jabs to get, to how much money you'll spend and if travel insurance is worth it, this is an essential read...

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Backpackers! Give A Little Respect…

17 October 2014

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Backpackers! Give A Little Respect…

My mum always told me from a young age: "Treat people the way you want to be treated". This quote is very true. So why do people tend to forget this when they travel? Backpacker Ambassador Alesha Bradford highlights some of the do's, don'ts and 'absolute don'ts!' of backpacking in South East Asia...

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Experts Interview: The Adventure Hungry Couple Behind Borneo Experiences!

4 October 2014

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Experts Interview: The Adventure Hungry Couple Behind Borneo Experiences!

One of the best things about backpacking is that you come into contact with some incredibly passionate people that inspire you to set your own goals a notch higher. Malaysian-born Donald and Marina Tan are those kind of people. Overflowing with enthusiasm and tales of adventure from their beloved native-land of Borneo, we decided to interview them to get their expert tips on the must-do experiences on the world's third biggest island. An island filled with adventure and mystery...

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