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  • noun One who takes part in flashpacking.


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  • In this case, a "flashpacker" is a type of traveler who is similar to a backpacker, but one who prefers bare-bones transportation News - Top Stories

  • His two-story flashpacker inn Muntri Mews opened in March.

    Cynthia Rosenfeld: Exploring Penang, Malaysia's Colony of Cool

  • To Avoid: The Thai New Year Festival of Songkhran if you don't have a slapstick sense of humor flashpacker to full-blown luxury in the space of a few years. - HOME PAGE

  • I stole this definition from somewhere: "A flashpacker can be described as a young-at-heart backpacker traveling with tech toys, often to off the beaten path locales, as wired as any stodgy suit in business class but seated firmly in coach, though with the extra flash in the money belt to upgrade from grotty to grandish on the ground." TravelStream™ — Recent Entries at

  • Like most things that can bring in tourist money though, the All Blacks memorabilia comes at a hefty price; mind you, not even affordable for the flashpacker budget! Recent Updates

  • I didn't know it, but I've been a flashpacker for years, long before it was trendy. News - Top Stories

  • Also in the mix was flashpacker, a descriptor for a backpacker who stays in luxury hotels, and fanta pants, for someone who's a natural redhead.

    India eNews

  • The third of the Edinburgh trio, this large (620-bed) ultra-modern, five-star, dare one say corporate-looking hostel in the old town seems to be tailored for the flashpacker (backpackers who enjoy a bit of luxury) whilst cleverly appealing to absolutely everyone.

    The Guardian World News

  • In Asia we were averaging about A$80 a day between us (flashpacker status hotel - ie. private bathroom, hot water, A / C), local buses, a fair few beers and local restaurants. Recent Updates


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