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Backstreet Academy is a peer-to-peer (P2P) travel platform that links adventurous travellers with local hosts. Each host has their own unique talent or skill that they teach to their guest: ranging from traditional fishing: to cooking a local meal: to crafting a bamboo bow and arrow.Local hosts are people from low income households who often do not speak English. To help bridge the communication gap between host and guest: Backstreet Academy employs on-demand community translators who are sourced from local universities.Backstreet Academy provides people in local communities with the opportunity to significantly increase their income: whilst offering travellers a memorable: unique experience abroad.