How to Make Friends When Staying in a Hostel

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As a solo traveler, meeting new people while traveling is an important part of the experience. Here’s how to meet people and make friends when you stay in hostels. … If you’re planning a solo trip, you might be wondering how to meet people on your travels. Sure, you’ve worked up the courage to travel… Continue reading How to Make Friends When Staying in a Hostel

Hostel Etiquette: 10 Things NOT to Do in a Hostel

Hostel etiquette is an important part of surviving hostel life. Here’s what you should and should NOT do when staying in hostels. … In a hotel or other private accommodation, you can pretty much do what you want with your space. Sleep late, make a mess, play music, whatever (within reason) while you’re in your… Continue reading Hostel Etiquette: 10 Things NOT to Do in a Hostel

The Introvert’s Guide to Hostel Life

Getting used to hostel life as an introvert can be tough. Don’t get me wrong, hostels are great. As a budget traveler, I stay in hostels any chance I get (unless I can find a cheaper accommodation option). I’m a hardcore introvert, though, so hostels weren’t my first choice when I started traveling. In the… Continue reading The Introvert’s Guide to Hostel Life

The Essential Hostel Packing List

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As most backpackers know, packing for a hostel is very different than packing for a night in a hotel. The environment and situations you find yourself in when you stay in a hostel call for very specific tools. That’s why I put together this essential hostel packing list, so you know exactly what you need… Continue reading The Essential Hostel Packing List