October 18, 2015

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Trash Hero Thailand

The Trash Hero mission is to create sustainable, community-based projects that remove existing waste, and reduce future waste by inspiring long-term behaviour change. Action and Awareness – Trash Hero picks up trash. Whether a cigarette butt on the road, or 20,000 kilos from island beaches – if we see it, we clean it! And...

Backpack in China with the Dragon Trip

From the urban jungles of hyper-modern melting pots in Hong Kong and Shanghai, to the rich heritage of dynastic capitals in Xi’an and Beijing, China stakes its claim as one of the most experientially diverse countries in the world, replete with everything an adventure traveller would ever want. Camp on the Great Wall of...

Trash Hero Koh Adang

Trash Hero Koh Adang’s cleaning the beaches around Koh Lipe since 08.12.2013 – every Monday from 10am – 4pm. Roman and Yaman the co-founders of Trash Hero Koh Adang have taken backpackers and tourists to several beaches and collected tons of trash throughout the past few weeks. Their aim has been to collect 4...

Davy Jones Locker Diving Koh Lipe

Davy Jones’ Locker Diving is a PADI 5 Star Dive Resort located on the west side of Pattaya Beach on the tropical island of Koh Lipe, west coast Thailand. First established in 1995, DJL Diving has a high reputation for professional PADI dive courses, taught in small groups and at competitive prices. Their experienced...

Tubotel Langkawi

Tubotel is the first budget concept hotel of its kind in Asia. A genuinely unique experience of no frills packed with thrills. This abstract hostel where you live in a concrete tube, takes minimalist accommodation to the maximum. Tubotel now also caters for backpackers, guest can  stay in a female dormitory or in a...

Malaysia

© photo: by Khalzuri Dubbed as “Truly Asia” for its eclectic racial and cultural groups, it is a country with natural wonders, beautiful islands, pristine beaches, colorful festivals and unique culinary delights. Malaysia, a multicultural and diverse nation with a panoramic vista of sparkling blue water beaches, lush rainforest and the vibrant capital city...

Beijing | Republic of China

© photo: Sam Gao Beijing, the capital of China, is the second largest city in the country and has been the political and culture centre for centuries. Beijing (Chinese: 北京;), also known as Peking, is a metropolis in northern China, and the capital of the People’s Republic of China.

Become A BPAN Member

Become a BPAN Member – we support and promote hostels, guest houses, budget hotels, resorts, restaurants and tour operators in Asia. Video production and campaign to reach your target group can now be arranged with us. Introduce your services to our community of individual travellers.

Mount Popa

© photo: Brian Snelson original photo Mount Popa is a volcano located about 50km southeast of Bagan. It is best known for the spectacular Popa Taungkalat monastery on top of a solitary peak at the foot of Mount Popa. It can be seen from the River Ayeyarwady (Irrawaddy) as far away as 60 km (40 miles)...

Inle Lake

© photo: Tian Yake  original photo Inle Lake is a a freshwater lake located in the Shan Hills and is home to many different tribes and stilted villages. It is the second largest lake in Myanmar with an estimated surface area of 44.9 square miles (116 km2), and one of the highest at an altitude...