The Story of SEA Backpacker Magazine

The Story of SEA Backpacker Magazine

If you’re interested in a life of travel, adventure and entrepreneurship then this book is for you!

Written on chicken buses, trains, boats and in beach bars all across Southeast Asia, this is the story of how a 23-year old English backpacker set up the first print magazine for independent travellers in Southeast Asia.

Front Cover Backpacker Business Nikki Scott


From inexperienced backpacker in Nepal to established publisher in Thailand, via business deals in Cambodia, Vietnam, Laos, Malaysia and the Philippines, Nikki’s story will inspire you to travel and think differently about the type of life you want to lead.

Join her as she discovers eye-opening ways of doing business in Southeast Asia, experiences anti-government riots in Bangkok, meets a host of quirky characters on the paradise island of Koh Phangan and deals with the tragic death of her father amidst a very foreign culture.

This real life story is full of the highs and lows of pursuing an alternative path overseas. Follow Nikki’s journey and be inspired to create your own unique adventure.


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