Posts Tagged with "accommodation"

33 Signs You’ve Been Staying in a Hostel Dormitory Too Long…

Saturday, August 15, 2015

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33 Signs You’ve Been Staying in a Hostel Dormitory Too Long…

Have you ever found yourself feeling completely at home in a backpacker dormitory? With a rooftop bar, in-house laundry, cheap beer, a (relatively) comfy bed and a host of fun new travel buddies arriving every day with new stories - why would you ever want to leave?

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A Luxury Backpacker Paradise on the Beach in Mui Ne, Vietnam for $3 USD!

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

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A Luxury Backpacker Paradise on the Beach in Mui Ne, Vietnam for $3 USD!

Recently, we discovered the amazing Long Son Mui Ne Resort and we can’t believe the value for money and quality of this place! The luxury resort does what not many other fancy resorts do – open their doors to lovely backpackers like you and me! With our flip flops and messy hair most resorts wouldn’t want to see us within a mile of their property – but not this place! The resort give backpackers the chance to share in the all of the amazing facilities by offering them a unique budget accommodation option... Camping!

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The Hostel Revolution: Luxury Hostels of South East Asia…

Monday, December 15, 2014

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The Hostel Revolution: Luxury Hostels of South East Asia…

Hostels in South East Asia have come a long way in the past 10 years. Backpacking through Thailand, Laos, Vietnam and Cambodia – you’d generally expect to stay in some pretty dodgy places along the way. Nowadays however, it’s a very different story. A wave of luxury hostels is washing over the popular region and turning the world of backpacking around. You no longer have to compromise on adventure and comfort – lucky budget travelers can now have both!

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The Mad Monkey Hostel & Social Awesomeness in Cambodia!

Thursday, November 6, 2014

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The Mad Monkey Hostel & Social Awesomeness in Cambodia!

It’s rare to find a hostel that has it all. Buzzing social scene, cleanliness, comfy beds, good design, friendly staff, great travel info, delicious food and awesome drinks deals. As budget conscious backpackers, we’ve learnt not to set our expectations too high! However, The Mad Monkey Hostel, Siem Reap and its sister hostels in Phnom Pehn and Kampot, Cambodia, seem to have all of these – and more! What really caught our attention, however, are the amazing social projects that the hostel's involved in, in terms of helping the local community...

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Were You Born To Bunk? Share Travel Stories for the Chance to Sleep for Free!

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

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Were You Born To Bunk? Share Travel Stories for the Chance to Sleep for Free!

Could you be a travel writer? Then BornToBunk.com are looking for you to write for their inspiring blog! You don’t have to be a professional scribe for National Geographic or even be active with your own travel blog; you just need to share your unique story with others – and inspire people to hitch on that backpack! Oh and did we mention that you can earn enough Gold credits get the opportunity to sleep for free in any of the awesome hostels listed on the BornToBunk.com website...

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Review: iSanook Residence, Bangkok – A Hub for Flashpackers & Digital Nomads!

Monday, September 16, 2013

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Review: iSanook Residence, Bangkok – A Hub for Flashpackers & Digital Nomads!

This week we discovered the brand new iSanook Residence in the heart of Bangkok – and we just loved it! With nightly rooms to rent or long-term options, it’s a great place for digital nomads (those who take their career on the road) or travellers in search of a little more luxury than the average hostel.

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Hostel Bookers – Awards for Excellence 2013: Thailand Scoops Up!

Thursday, April 4, 2013

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Hostel Bookers – Awards for Excellence 2013: Thailand Scoops Up!

Planning a backpacking trip around South East Asia but worried about cockroach-infested hostels, rickety bamboo huts and crowded, noisy dorm rooms? Never fear! Times have certainly changed in South East Asia… and there are a variety of excellent accommodation options to suit every taste and budget! Every year, HostelBookers showcases the top hostels available, as judged by their customer ratings and feedback, and we have the results right here! Make sure you stay in one of these hostels during your trip...

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WIMDU: An alternative, authentic option for long-term travellers

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

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WIMDU: An alternative, authentic option for long-term travellers

You’ve crashed in dorm rooms all over Europe, sampled Couchsurfing in America and splashed out on a few boutique flashpacker hotels in Asia – so what next? If you fancy lingering a while longer in a particular city, or just want to experiment with a different type of accommodation experience – then you may like to check out a website we came across recently...

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Deserted Island Paradise with No 7-11’s! Koh Phayam, Thailand

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

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Deserted Island Paradise with No 7-11’s! Koh Phayam, Thailand

A while ago we heard a whisper about a beautiful little island. It’s the ubiquitous backpacker-trail search for the beach that everyone seems to be drawn to. Do deserted white sandy beaches still exist? We decided to check out this hidden isle called Koh Phayam for ourselves.

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Guest Post: Introducing Couchsurfing… Not Just a Free Place to Stay!

Thursday, April 5, 2012

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Guest Post: Introducing Couchsurfing… Not Just a Free Place to Stay!

Couchsurfing is a phenomena that has turned backpacking upside down. Being able to travel the world and find a bed for free sounds too good to be true. So what's the catch? Is Couchsurfing as easy and as fun as some smug travellers claim? Travel writer Mark Wiens discovered that Couchsurfing really is a way that you can travel cheaply, make friends with locals and have authentic travel experiences that hostel junkies can only dream of... Have you tried Couchsurfing yet?

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