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Staying in a Hostel: What to Expect

For so many first time travellers, the idea of staying in a hostel is daunting. For many, the film Hostel comes to mind (thanks Eli Roth), alongside The Beach, where Leonardo DiCaprio is staying in a hostel in Bangkok with dodgy electrics, cardboard…

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How to Make Friends in Hostels

When I first embarked on my travels, there was one fear that plagued me – what if I couldn’t make friends in hostels? I wouldn’t say I’m overly shy – I have no problem communicating when I’m already with people –…