Eating

Hostels appeal to many backpack travelers because they include a kitchen so that you can cook your own meals and save some money. There are some tried and true hostel recipes that require few ingredients, few dishes, and are hearty enough to get you through a meal or two. I usually like to eat a …

Hostel Tricks

While many hostels provide lockers for tenant use, you should always look when booking to see the extent of the locker. Do you need to bring your own lock? Will the locker be large enough to hold what you need locked up? Is there space for your things besides the locker, or is that it? …

Hostel Etiquette

I mostly learned hostel etiquette by staying in lots of them, seeing the nonsense bullshit youth fuckery therein, and being dedicated to being a good hostel roommate. Hostels often have many options and a while a shared dorm-style room is often the cheapest, you can often see a different payment scale depending on the number …