Posts Tagged with "hostels"

10 Things That Make a Hostel Great! (Review: Brick House Hostel, Chiang Mai)

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

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10 Things That Make a Hostel Great! (Review: Brick House Hostel, Chiang Mai)

As backpackers, we know that a good hostel can be so much more than a place to rest your weary head. It’s a place where you can make a home from home. Recently, we reviewed the brand new Brick House Hostel in Chiang Mai, northern Thailand who seem to have got everything right when it comes to creating the perfect hostel. Check out our list of 10 things that makes a hostel great!

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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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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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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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Treat yourself once in a while with Hotel Quickly! The must-have app for the Flashpacker in all of us…

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

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Treat yourself once in a while with Hotel Quickly! The must-have app for the Flashpacker in all of us…

We all get those times on the road when you crave a bit of comfort. Noisy dorm rooms, bucket showers and lumpy mattresses take their toll on the road-weary backpacker and can leave you wanting an escape from your escape! With prices of great hotels so much cheaper in Asia than in Europe and other parts of the world, why not treat yourself once in a while? And we've found just the app!

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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: Alternative, authentic accommodation for long-term travellers

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

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WIMDU: Alternative, authentic accommodation 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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Review: Bangkok’s Cool Hangout Hostel, Lub d – more than just a bunk bed!

Friday, December 28, 2012

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Review: Bangkok’s Cool Hangout Hostel, Lub d – more than just a bunk bed!

Every now and again, we’re asked to review a hostel in South East Asia, which makes us nervous. Running S.E.A Backpacker Magazine for over three years, we’ve crossed the threshold of countless hostels and dumped our backpacks on more beds than we can remember. There’s a lot of trying and testing been done – WIFI, breakfasts, staff and their local knowledge... After all this time, what can we say? To tell you the truth, we’ve become rather fussy buggers! So will Lub d Hostels in Silom and Siam, Bangkok pass the test?

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Join the Flash Mob! The Lofi Inn & The Rise of Budget, Boutique Hostels in Asia

Thursday, June 21, 2012

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Join the Flash Mob! The Lofi Inn & The Rise of Budget, Boutique Hostels in Asia

Swanky and elegant are not usually words synonymous with the backpacking world but ‘times they are a changing!’ Gone are the days of travellers-on-a-shoestring having to endure rat infested dorms and filthy beds as a new wave of hostels pops up all over South East Asia...

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