flashpacker


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flashpacker

(ˈflæʃˌpækə)
n
informal a backpacker who has a considerable disposable income
[C21: from flash (sense 15) + (back)packer]
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Flashpacker resorts are perfect for those who are looking for paradise at an affordable price, while luxurious 5-star resorts offer ultimate indulgence.
So, whether you are a mountain lover, an adventure seeker, a backpacker or a flashpacker, Kenya has something for everyone and every budget.
Check into upscale hostels (many cities around the world now have dedicated flashpacker hostels with upgraded facilities, sundowners, dancing classes et al) and book an individual room with attached bath.
After all, flashpackers do have real, grown up jobs back home.
Meet the flashpacker, a breed of backpackers with branded bags and sunglasses.
Like their low-budget cousins, flashpackers are looking for the thrill of authentic and independent travel experiences.
But unlike your average gap-year student, flashpackers can afford to splurge on some luxuries when things get too uncomfortable: A nice bed, shower with warm water, and some technological gear.
After becoming acquainted with our fellow flashpackers - there are 12 of us in total - we're shuffled into pairs and threes and helped to programme our sat navs.
After becoming acquainted with our fellow flashpackers - there are 12 of us - we're put into pairs and threes and helped to programme our sat navs.
NIGHT I would join 14 flashpackers for a private supper club at a Jordanian chef's home in London and experience incredible food with like-minded people in their 30s and 40s.
Flashpackers are featured by older age, more disposable income, active use of communications technologies and travelling as a backpacker by own choice rather than by budgetary needs (Hannam, Diekmann 2010).
Petersburg's hostels a variety of customers can't be limited to backpackers and flashpackers.