Posts Tagged with "backpacker"

Where Are You Going Next? The Lowdown on the Australian Working Holiday Visa

Tuesday, June 7, 2016

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Where Are You Going Next? The Lowdown on the Australian Working Holiday Visa

So your pockets are running dry and you’re looking for something new and fresh. Maybe you’ve been in South East Asia for quite some time or perhaps you’re looking into going to Asia soon, but you need some travel money. Well, mates, Australia is right there and needs you, yes YOU, to come over and work! The climate is good. The money is great. What are you waiting for?

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

Wednesday, September 18, 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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Hungry in Hanoi? Top 8 Street Foods to Try

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

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Hungry in Hanoi? Top 8 Street Foods to Try

Hanoi offers some of the best street food in South East Asia. The charming city is a street food paradise with the interwoven alleys of the maze-like Old Quarter offering up a marvelous range of steaming local dishes. Venture beyond the touristic Old Quarter and you can find even more dishes ranging all the way from barbecued dog (thit cho) to snail soup (canh ốc). Traveller and expat in Hanoi, Siobhan Smith, gives us the ‘top picks’ of Hanoi Street Food – guaranteed to make your life a little easier!

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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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Skyscanner Competition! You Could Win the Trip of a Lifetime…

Wednesday, January 9, 2013

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Skyscanner Competition! You Could Win the Trip of a Lifetime…

In an exciting partnership with our friends at Skyscanner, S.E.A Backpacker Magazine are offering YOU the chance to win a flight to South East Asia for the trip of a lifetime! The prize is worth a whopping £1500 GBP or $2,400 USD! But we’re not offering this incredible opportunity to just any old backpacker... We’re looking for those types of travellers who we know are going to make the most out of their adventure! We want to know which Type of Traveller are You?

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Top 10 Things to do in the Philippines

Wednesday, October 3, 2012

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So how do you sum up the Philippines? Here is our guide to the top 10 things to do in the Philippines that we reckon backpackers just can't miss!

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The Backpacker Beer and Curry Guide to South East Asia

Sunday, September 23, 2012

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It doesn’t matter which country you are travelling in South East Asia, it’d be rude not to sample the local ale and national curry. We’ve put together a beer and curry matchmaking guide for backpackers. 'Cos let’s face it, you drink enough of the stuff!

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Notes from the editor: Where is home?

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

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Notes from the editor: Where is home?

Where is home to you? Is it a building or a place where you grew up or where you went to school? Is it where your family and friends are located? Is it a place where you feel like you can just relax and be yourself? Lyrically speaking, is ‘home where the heart is?’ or is it ‘Wherever you lay your hat?’ Editor, Nikki Scott discusses the concept of home and how travel has changed the place where she now calls "home"...

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How To Write About S.E. Asia – Your Definitive Guide To Travel Writing!

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

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How To Write About S.E. Asia – Your Definitive Guide To Travel Writing!

So you're backpacking around the world, the sights, sounds and smells filling your senses, wishing you could put it into words... Follow our template to write about your trip like a pro travel writer!

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