Launch of Printed Newsletter in a Digital World!

Backpackers with the news South East Asia Backpacker Newsletter

On June 1st, 2009, we launched the first print magazine for backpackers in Southeast Asia. On that same day 9 years later, we celebrated with the launch of our brand new printed newsletter! Going #oldskool

Pick up Your Copy at Hostels Across Southeast Asia!

In a world where everyone is glued to their mobile phones, we hope that this simple light-hearted newsletter will provide some bite-size travel inspiration for backpackers on the banana pancake trail. Pick up a copy in hostels if you’re already in Southeast Asia, or download a free copy here.

Staff member holds SEA Backpacker Newsletter at The Yard Hostel, Bangkok
@The Yard Hostel, Bangkok.
SEA Backpacker Newsletter at Vietnam Backpackers Hostels - Hoi An
@ Vietnam Backpackers Hostels – Hoi An
SEA Backpacker Newsletter at iO Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
@Vietnam Backpackers Hostels – Hoi An

Do you want to get involved?

Calling Budding Travel Writers!

If you want to have your story printed on our newsletter and sent around to hundreds of hostels across Southeast Asia, get in touch! We accept short stories of around 350 words, as well as tips, fun facts, poems, quotes and top 10 lists!

Calling Hostel & Business Owners in Southeast Asia!

If you own a hostel or a business in Southeast Asia and would like to have a copy of the newsletter for your guests, please contact us! It’s free to get involved and is a great way to make your name known amongst the best backpacker hostels and businesses across the region.

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Our Recommended Travel Resources

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  • Travel Insurance: True Traveller and World Nomads.
  • Local Transport: 12Go.Asia
  • Accommodation: and HostelWorld.
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