Accommodation

Goodmorning Hostel Lisbon

Goodmorning Hostel Lisbon: Not Your Average Hostel

“We’re not just a hostel, we’re a community”. This is how Goodmorning Hostel was described to me on my first morning. Nothing could’ve proved to be more true.   Located at Restauradores, Goodmorning’s prime location for exploring Lisbon is only just the beginning. This clean, well-equipped and comfortable hostel is a home away from home, …

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Sherwood Queenstown

Stay With Sherwood: A Unique Queenstown Hotel

Getting to Queenstown was a marathon effort for us. We had to get from an island in the Philippines to the south of New Zealand and my spritely naïvety booked some complicated flights with short layovers which routed through Melbourne. The short story? It didn’t end so well. The long story? Cancelled flights, typhoons, missed …

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Sea Cocoon Hotel

Sea Cocoon Hotel, El Nido: Everything You Need In Palawan

El Nido in Palawan is famed for its towering archipelago, lapping waterfront, and turquoise waters. The town is a launching pad for Bacuit Bay, where action-packed days are spent exploring hidden nooks by boat, so it is important to have a quality home base. We were fortunate to have found Sea Cocoon Hotel which is …

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Travel Websites

Travel Websites: The Most Helpful Travel Sites On The Web

Travel has never been easier than in the Internet age. The web is teeming with travel websites ready to help you on your adventures. If you don’t want to weigh your backpack down with heavy guidebooks then put these sites in your Bookmarks instead. With all the information provided here you won’t need to look …

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Hostel etiquette

Hostel Etiquette: How To Not Annoy Your Roommates

For student travellers, staying in hostels is a reality. Hostels can be a rewarding experience or they can be a total nightmare, and this often comes down to the people you dorm with. Your dorm mates can truly make or break your hostel experience.   Sometimes it seems like some hostel-goers have never had to …

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Making Friends In Hostels

How To Make Friends In Hostels In 10 Simple Steps

[space_40] 1. Say ‘hello’ to everyone (and mean it)  Most people will be really interesting, and by saying hi you will initiate this conversation. Being friendly is never a bad thing. [space_20] 2. Shout food and drinks The way to a fellow backpacker’s heart is with free food and drinks. Even if you can only …

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