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

Thursday, November 19, 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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Do Backpackers Smell? 5 Low Maintenance Tips to Keeping up Appearances on the Road…

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

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Do Backpackers Smell? 5 Low Maintenance Tips to Keeping up Appearances on the Road…

While travelling, it’s pretty easy to fall into a downwards spiral of laziness when it comes to looking after our appearance. It get’s to the point where clean, nice clothes are a thing of the past and we only wash our hair for a special occasion! But folks - it doesn't have to be that difficult! Must we conform to that smelly, scruffy backpacker stereotype?

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10 Tips for Backpackers on How to Survive Long Bus Journeys…

Thursday, March 19, 2015

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10 Tips for Backpackers on How to Survive Long Bus Journeys…

An overnight bus journey can easily save you 90% of what a flight would cost, but of course a flight would take only a couple of hours, whereas you’re on that bus for the long haul There are, however, some simple steps you can take to make sure your 36 hours trapped in a bumpy steel can are as comfortable as possible, Travel Experts, Two Monkeys Travel give us some important tips...

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Backpackers, Fear on a Shoestring: Most Controversial Travel Book of the Year!?

Thursday, August 14, 2014

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Backpackers, Fear on a Shoestring: Most Controversial Travel Book of the Year!?

Tangled into an Asian backpacking adventure, is everything that would horrify your parents and encourage them to hide your passport and burn your backpack. Murder, lust, smuggling, drug-fuelled Full Moon Parties in Goa and psychological sex issues that make 50 Shades of Grey look like an Enid Blyton children’s book...

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Move, Play, Breathe and Smile… Life at the Xhale Yoga School in Pai, Thailand

Friday, June 27, 2014

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Move, Play, Breathe and Smile… Life at the Xhale Yoga School in Pai, Thailand

There’s the old cliché that backpackers travel to ‘find themselves’. In South East Asia, particularly Thailand, many travelers like to experiment with yoga and meditation in an attempt to still their mind and discover what it is that they really want out of life. We meet local Thai native, Bhud, owner of the Xhale Yoga School, located in the beautiful Pai Valley to find out more about daily life on a meditation retreat...

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What’s going on in Thailand? Advice for Backpackers on the Thai Military Coup

Saturday, May 31, 2014

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What’s going on in Thailand? Advice for Backpackers on the Thai Military Coup

On May 22nd the Thai Army announced that they had taken over control of the country through a military coup. The two biggest questions that everyone has been asking since then are, “What does this really mean for my upcoming trip to Thailand? And is it true that 7-11s are actually closing?” Our Bangkok Ambassador, Chase Berenson gives us the lowdown on how life in Thailand has been affected by the political situation...

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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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