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The best 11 Hostels in Hong Kong

The best 11 Hostels in Hong Kong

How to find the best hostels in Hong Kong for your trip Dive into Hong Kong’s unique atmosphere, it’s an innovative mega-metropolis with a traditional Chinese heart. Whether you are here to treat yourself to a shopping splurge, to discover the beautiful temples surrounded by the city’s world-famous skyscrapers, or maybe you’re on a Chinese…

8 Crazy Awesome Things To Do In Japan

8 Crazy Awesome Things To Do In Japan

The thing that compels many travellers towards Japan is the fact it is so different to anywhere else on the planet! From ancient culture and history, to ground-breaking modern technology, it truly is a unique travel experience. If you are looking for something a bit kooky, there’s almost no place better than Japan. See the…

Best Ryokan in Japan – Spend the Night in a Traditional Japanese Inn

Best Ryokan in Japan – Spend the Night in a Traditional Japanese Inn

Ryokans have been part of the Japanese culture for centuries and originated to allow travellers an overnight rest on their long journeys. In traditional ryokans you take off your shoes in an “agari-kamachi” and separating each room are sliding paper doors. You will most likely be sleeping on futon and eating on low wooden tables…

Hostel of the week: Khaosan Kanazawa Family Hostel, Japan

Hostel of the week: Khaosan Kanazawa Family Hostel, Japan

Nicknamed “Little Kyoto”, Kanazawa is like the authentic, local cousin of the more recognized cities of Japan. This hostel is the perfect place to call home for a few days whilst discovering the city with it being 10 minutes’ walk from the main station, 2km from Omichi Food Market and 3km away from major monuments….

15 Of The Best Free Things To Do In Tokyo

15 Of The Best Free Things To Do In Tokyo

Tokyo, capital of Japan, and a sprawling metropolis is one of the most populous metropolitan areas in the world! Tokyo will dazzle you with it’s bight lights and contrasting traditional culture, luring you into a world beyond limits. Why not download the Hostelworld app to ensure you get the most out of your time in Tokyo. Most people assume that…

Hostel of the week: Ark Hostel, Osaka, Japan

Hostel of the week: Ark Hostel, Osaka, Japan

1-15-11 Edobori, Nishi-ku, Osaka, Japan This sailor-themed joint opened in July and already has a 9.3 superb rating. It’s located in Higobashi near the centre of Osaka in Japan, the uber-modern city known for its energetic night life, down to earth locals and jaw-dropping architecture. And if you love food, you’ve hit the jackpot –  this is a…

Hostel of the week: Piece Hostel Sanjo, Kyoto, Japan

Hostel of the week: Piece Hostel Sanjo, Kyoto, Japan

With a 97% rating and glowing reviews from our customers, you would be insane if you were in Kyoto didn’t stop at Piece Hostel. Renovated from a traditional Japanese ryokan in July, the shiny, luxury décor will make you feel like you’re travelling in style. There’s an open plan kitchen, social lounge and a bar…

Where to stay in Japan on a backpacker budget

Where to stay in Japan on a backpacker budget

We’ve shown you how to save money in Japan, now Becki Enright of Borders of Adventure reveals the best places stay when you’re on a budget. Follow@bordersofadventure and catch her on Facebook for more awesome travel advice. Travelling in Japan is an unforgettable experience and my month there counts as one of my best on the road…

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