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14 Things to Expect at a Party Hostel best hostels for full moon party in thailand

14 Things to Expect at a Party Hostel

Party hostels are becoming more and more popular around the world. Yet, despite being labelled as party hostels, they tend to be more than just drinking and dancing. That may set the tone but these hostels are normally very reputable and reliable – a well-oiled party machine! Still, if you like a beer and want…

How to travel sustainably… Stay in a hostel!

How to travel sustainably… Stay in a hostel!

Travelling with a clean, green conscience. Can it really be done? It’s no secret that explorers are becoming more aware of the impact that travelling has on the planet, and everyone from gap year-ers to silver surfers wants to know how to travel sustainably. With nearly 70% of hostel travellers claiming that climate change is…

New Hostel on the Block – HOSCARs Finalists 2022

New Hostel on the Block – HOSCARs Finalists 2022

We all start somewhere. For hostels, it’s no different. They’ve reimagined the ‘new kid’ experience on a global scale. Working throughout 2021 to win over the entire hostel community. They’ve got guts. Our panel of HOSCARs’ judges chose these five to bag themselves their first award. A shiny new award, for a shiny new hostel……

Eco Warrior Hostels: HOSCARs Finalists 2022 

Eco Warrior Hostels: HOSCARs Finalists 2022 

Hostels are magical places where you can surround yourself with free spirits while exploring the wonders of our beautiful planet. These hostels are leading the charge to protect the environment and promote sustainability, doing their bit to ensure that generations of backpackers can continue exploring for many years to come. The HOSCARs judges selected these…

People Person Hostels: HOSCARs Finalists 2022

People Person Hostels: HOSCARs Finalists 2022

If there’s one thing we know about travellers, it’s that they LOVE making friends. As we (finally) get back to reality, hostels are on hand to keep us meeting and greeting an endless crew of bubbly backpackers.  The panel of HOSCARs‘ judges have selected the following five hostels as finalists for the People Person award…

Digital Nomads Hostels – HOSCARs Finalists 2022 

Digital Nomads Hostels – HOSCARs Finalists 2022 

One of the biggest revolutions the pandemic gave us was the possibility to work remotely from anywhere in the world. Many companies now offer flexible working contracts. Many workers have switched to freelance. After all, all you really need is a comfortable space that offers good internet, inspiration and the chance to meet fellow digital…

Community Champion Hostels: HOSCARs Finalists 2022

Community Champion Hostels: HOSCARs Finalists 2022

If there’s one thing the last few years have taught us, it’s that we need community. Giving backpackers temporary communities and a sense of belonging is something hostels do so well. In 2021 hostels began to fill up again. Even while getting back to business as usual, some hostels stayed devoted to their local communities….

20 Best Hostels with Co-Working Spaces for Digital Nomads

20 Best Hostels with Co-Working Spaces for Digital Nomads

In this technological age, digital nomads are on the increase, and so is the demand for great on-the-move workspaces. So, to support fellow working travellers, we’ve collected the coolest hostels with co-working spaces from around the world!   Feel free to skip to your desired destination: Europe Asia North America Central America South America Africa…

What Is A Hostel? The Answer Will Change Your Travels Forever

What Is A Hostel? The Answer Will Change Your Travels Forever

What is a hostel? Even if you’ve never stayed in a hostel before, you probably know that hostels are a type of shared accommodation that helps your travel budget go further. But what you may not know is that the uniquely social nature of hostels will transform your trip. We think this quote from travel…

Extraordinary Innovation Hostels: HOSCARs Finalists 2021

Extraordinary Innovation Hostels: HOSCARs Finalists 2021

Our esteemed panel of judges handpicked these innovative hostel finalists and now it’s your turn… Who will be crowned with the EXTRAORDINARY Innovation Hostel award? Remember you’re not only doing an amazing thing by recognising these hostels as industry-leading innovators but by voting you’re also entering a competition to win the most incredible selection of…

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