Taxi takes the reins of Stray’s Southeast Asia adventure travel network

Taxi Stray General Manager and Stray crew

After a successful period of leadership, Stray Asia’s General Manager, Melissa Hutcheson, has handed over the leadership reins to Brett Hudson, the current General Manager of Stray New Zealand.  From 1 April 2016, Hudson, better known in the tourism industry as ‘Taxi’, has stepped into the role as CEO of Stray, overseeing both the New […]

Newsflash! Stray Asia prepares to stray into Myanmar

We’ve got a new word in our Stray vocab: Mingalaba! Here at Stray, we’re big fans of getting off-the-beaten-track, so we’re extra excited to say ‘hello’ to Myanmar (Burma), the newest addition to our network of hop-on-hop-off trips in Southeast Asia. This lesser-visited country has long been closed to tourists, but is now slowly opening […]

No Pain, No Gain! Stray does the Ultimate Challenge for a Worthy Cause

Get… set… go! They issued the challenge and we accepted, even if that meant a whole lot of pain! Call us crazy, we even offered to pay them for it – but it was all to raise funds for a worthy cause…   On Saturday 2 August, some of the crew from our Stray Auckland office joined forces […]

Itinerary Developments – Find out what’s new and how it affects you!

As of 1 July we have made a few improvements to our Southeast Asia itineraries. Some of these changes are based on travellers’ feedback and others are simply because we know it will create an even more awesome experience for you! Here’s a quick guide to the latest developments… Thailand – Laos Border Crossing With a 9am […]

Latest Travel Advice for Thailand and Cambodia – 22 January 2014

Bangkok, Thailand There is currently political unrest in Thailand, and the Thai Government has declared a 60-day State of Emergency in Bangkok from 22 January. This allows the government the ability to impose curfews, ban gatherings and restrict access. We strongly recommend travellers avoid demonstration areas and large gatherings. Current foreign travel advice (including the […]