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, […]