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Things to do in Yogyakarta

Borobudur Sunrise Photo Credit : satunusanews.com  Take a look at the greatness of the 9th century Mahayana Buddhist temple, see the beautiful sunrise from the…Read More

Things to do in Siem Reap

Introducing the 20 unique things to do in Siem Reap! From the temples to meaningful travel experiences worth a shot, the Backstreet Academy Team brings…Read More

6 Best Cambodian Street Food Experiences you have to try

Cambodia, the pearl of Indochina back in 1950s, was even hailed as the Paris of the East by many then. The Golden Age led by…Read More

What a Blind Masseur, Elder Crossbow Maker, and Deaf Server Taught Me About Competitive Advantage

I remember the collective cringing and suppressed giggling in my seventh grade Spanish classroom when we learned our textbook’s word for “disabled”–minusválido. All it took was using the…Read More

Angkorian Artist Reborn in The Backstreets

Besides its small-town charm, Siem Reap has a rich artistic and cultural heritage, evident from the beautiful carvings and architecture of the Angkor temples and…Read More

The Evolution of Sustainable Travel

Travel is a relatively new phenomenon, something that only became mass market and accessible to the majority of humanity because of the industrial revolution and…Read More

9 Best Vietnamese Street Food Experiences

Outside Vietnam, when people talk about Vietnamese food, it’s simply Pho, ‘the sandwich’ and maybe if you’re lucky, Vietnamese Coffee gets a mention. But food…Read More

Best Airbnbs in Hoi An – 5 Atmospheric Treasures

*All Photos from Airbnb Website Hoi An is an atmospheric UNESCO town where time seems to stand still with the warm glow of giant paper…Read More

5 National Geographic Documentaries we would love to see in Southeast Asia

Southeast Asia is one of the most culturally diverse regions in the world, even with just 10 member states and 2 observers, there are hundreds…Read More