These are just some of the highlights.
“Travel Blog of the Month” by HostelBookers.com
Our go-to hostel booking website named us Travel Bloggers of the Month!
Go Air in-flight magazine
Feature interview on Go Getter, the in-flight magazine of Indian based airline GoAir.
Why do we travel? That is the question we answered on an article for Portuguese Magazine Visão, on their travel related supplement Visão Viagens.
TV appearance in “Portugueses pelo Mundo”
Portuguese national TV channel RTP visited Dubai to shoot an episode of “Portugueses pelo Mundo”, a documentary showcasing the lives of Portuguese expatriates around the world. Zara shows Portugal around town and introduces Ashray, talking about what it’s like to live in the Emirates!
Backpack ME around the wwWEB
With international travel magazines & blogs:
- Eat Your World: Q&A with Backpack ME Travel Bloggers
- Justin Plus Lauren: Travel Blogger Thursday
- Where Is Your Toothbrush?: A Traveler Interview With Backpack ME
- The Redhead Story: Meet A&Z of Backpack ME
- The Yoga Nomads: Meet Ashray & Zara of Backpack ME
- Smart Indian Women: Interview with Blogger Zara of Backpack ME
- Nyah Magazine: Travel with Backpack ME!
- Discover Your Indonesia: Interview with Backpack ME’s A&Z, East meets West Blog
- RTL Go: In Conversation with Ashray and Zara
Audio interviews (radio & podcast):
- The Traveling Dan Travel Podcast #7: Traveling as a Multicultural Couple with Ashray and Zara from Backpack ME
Content created for other travel publications:
- Manfrotto Imagine More:
- Regular contributor of Hotel & City guides for Hipmunk
- Hostelbookers.com Blog: How to Avoid 7 Travel Scams Around the World
- Hostelworld.com Travel Blog: How to Do Dubai Without a Sheik’s Budget
- The Alternative: Change your mind, Quit your job and Travel the world
- Migrationology: Portuguese Desserts, one sweet for each day of the week
- Our Oyster: Travel Budget in Dubai
- The PlanetD: Lisbon for Under 5 Euros
- Our Oyster: Travel Budget in Lisbon
- eTramping: Lisbon for Less Than $25 a Day
- A Cruising Couple: Sunday Snapshot: Holy Cows of India Roam Free
- TeliportMe: USA National Parks on a Budget
- Scribble, Snap, Travel: The Ultimate Travel Tips from some of the World’s Top Travel Bloggers (collaborative article)
- Grrrl Traveler: 27 Must Try Foods from Around the World (collaborative article)
- Grrrl Traveler: 14 Vegetarian Must Try Dishes from Around the World (collaborative article)
- The Travels of BBQBoy & Spanky: 19 Views From A Plane Window (collaborative article)
- Five Dollar Traveller: Eat Pray Love sucks: read these books about India instead (collaborative article)
- eTramping: 35 Coolest Hostels from Around the World (collaborative article)
- Crazzzy Travel: Romantic Budget Getaways (collaborative article)
- Dream Explore Wander: 10 Perfect Hideaway Spots (collaborative article)
- Don’t Forget To Move: Budget Travel Tips From Our Favorite Bloggers (collaborative article)
- Eff It, I’m On Holiday: Off My Bucket List (collaborative article)
- Nomad Letters: One Thing I Learned About Travelling (collaborative article)
- The Yoga Nomads: Travel Secrets from the Experts: Stay Healthy on the Road (collaborative article)
- eTramping: 25 Unique Coffee Experiences Around the World (collaborative article)
- Twenty-Something Travel: Friday Postcard of an Andean Girl
- Ways of Wanderers: Sunday Snapshot: Happy Kids in Ethiopia
- Heart of a Vagabond: Around the World in 7 Greetings (collaborative article)
* Other Mentions *
Highlights, competitions & awards:
- Mentioned on the weekly round-up of best articles on the travel blogosphere by National Geographic’s #NGTRadar Travel Lately
- Selected as “Wanderlust Blog of the Week” by Wanderlust Travel Magazine
- Our article FOOD PORN, A Year of Food Around the World was featured on the curated list of top travel blog articles #SeeTheWorld at The Cultureur
- Inclusion on “Favorite Travel Blogs” by blogger Tim Blight of UrbanDunya
- Article about Backpack ME’s travel videos in Argentinian blog Espiritu Viajero: Una Pareja Inspiradora
- Received Versatile Bloggers Award from Bisbocci Abroad
- Article about A&Z’s love story in Portuguese website ABica.pt: Casamento Indiano
- eDreams Blog selected one of our articles under their Top 10 Travel Related News in September 2013
- Feature on Red Mangrove Galapagos Travel Blog about our travels in the Galapagos Islands Galapagos Travel Story: Zara and Ashray, Full-time Travelers (Video)
- Some of our content was included in this article by Hostelbookers.com Blog: 100 Most Romantic Places on Earth
- Video review of Chill Spa in Dubai, for Dubai’s leading video guide: MyDubaiMyCity.com
- Spanish website Meneame featured one of Zara’s posts about Dubai on their front page, receiving more than 13,000 views and beyond 100 comments in only one day (in Spanish): Meneame, Por que deje Dubai y no Volvere
- Suzy Gueze: 5 of our articles have been featured on Suzy Stumbles Over Travel: Week of July 9th 2012, Week of May 21st 2012, Week of October 22nd 2012, Week of 1st July 2013 and Week of 23rd September 2013.
- Our content is regularly featured on ZITE App
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