Choosing Your Perfect Hostel

The best method of finding the perfect hostel is to do research and know what you want. Without that, you will most likely turn up at one you don’t like. It’s important to know how big of a hostel you like, the atmosphere you desire, the type of traveler that goes there, the facilities it […]

What is a Student Hostel?

Almost every study abroad program in every study abroad location across the world has student and youth hostels that: * May offer free stays in exchange for light work around the facility. * Are convenient for travelers to find. * Provide a unique opportunity to meet international students and to share traveling experiences. Whether you’re […]

Hostels and Their Prices

While up to 11 years ago most hostels were operated or affiliated with the YHA organization, budget air lines changed the hostel world so much, that you can find private hostels and backpackers in most major cities and tourist locations. In 2000 for example, Barcelona had one private hostel, the Kabul, and 4 YHA’s. Today, […]

Benefits of Serviced Apartments

The best alternative to a hotel can be a serviced apartment. These apartments are not only more economical, they offer amenities that can be better than some hotels. Previously, these apartments only offered basic services such as housekeeping and security. However, in order to meet the changing needs of customer, one can now find serviced […]

Pretoria Accommodation

The great University of South Africa which accommodates distance learning or studying offers several courses and many students are pushed towards this area to proceed with or finalise their studying arrangements. Depending on their length of stay, they will opt for either Pretoria Self Catering or Pretoria B&B Accommodation. Whilst Johannesburg is the economic hub […]

Garden Route Accommodation

The Garden Route positioned in both the Western and Eastern Cape provinces is an absolute beauty and treasure in South Africa. It is considered a key attraction and sought after route – containing a spelendour of mountains, backdrops, sea, adventure and abundance of natural resources. Beautiful areas including Plettenberg Bay – a popular little bay […]