Our latest Backyard Travel blog lists our Bali-based Travel Specialist Andhika’s favorite beach bars to enjoy the wonderful island sunset armed with a delicious cocktail. http://bit.ly/1cVXr6M

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What would you do to find enlightenment? In Laos, almost every male dons takes the path to adulthood through the doors of a Buddhist temple: http://bit.ly/1a7orx4

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Markets are fascinating destinations to learn about a foreign culture. The market places around Myanmar’s Inle Lake rotate on a daily basis, allowing locals in the surrounding hill tribes around the lake equal opportunity to buy, sell and trade their goods. http://


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Takayama is a region of great natural beauty, high up in the mountains of Gifu Prefecture, isolated from the rest of Japan. It’s also our Japan Travel Specialist Tuck’s favorite destination for a weekend getaway. She shared her latest experience in our most recent blog.http://


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Originating from the Khmer Empire, ‘sak yant’ are magical tattoos that were created to protect their warriors from danger in battle. http://


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We think Thailand has it all as a holiday destination. Pristine beaches, bustling mega cities, mountain ranges, hill tribes and stunning nature such as you might find in Khao Sok National Park – the subject of our latest blog.  http://bit.ly/1cAPzvM

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This video ‘Flores – The Most Fascinating and Beautiful Island’ by sutiknyo truly showcases the Indonesian island’s magnificence.

11 months ago

The Taunggyi Tazaungdaing Festival is an exuberant event that involves fireworks and floating animals amongst the festivities. If you’re in Myanmar from 12-15th November you’re in for a treat! http://bit.ly/1dM1Hd2

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Guides aren’t something seasoned travelers often consider, but their value shouldn’t be overlooked, as we underline in our latest blog offering. http://bit.ly/18xnZqY

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Time lapse montages are really all the rage at the moment, but ‘Hayaku: A Time Lapse Journey Through Japan’ by Brad Kremer from is one of the most inspirational clips we’ve seen in the Backyard Travel office. If you’re considering visiting the Land of the Rising Sun, be sure to get in touch with our Japan Travel Specialist Tuck who can create a tailor-made itinerary to meet your personal travel dreams.

12 months ago