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  • June 13, 2016
    The coziest places to stay on the Seventh Continent

    Visiting Australia is one of the best vacation decisions you can make. There are plenty of interesting people to meet, lots of iconic animals to see and observe breath-taking landscapes. However, not everything is about the adventure – you have to find a comfy and cozy place for staying. I have tried out several types […]

  • November 10, 2015
    Hostel Review: Pousada Magia Verde, Paraty, Brazil

    Value Location Cleanliness Rooms Service Breakfast included: Yes Wifi: Free, good network everywhere Address: Rua 5 final, Bairro Portal de Paraty, Paraty 23970, Brazil Phone: +55-24-9986-40661 Email: Website: Location This is the biggest drawback of this inn. Located at the end of the town, the only way to reach the center is either […]

  • July 19, 2013
    Hostel Review: Tuko’s La Casa Real, Potosi, Bolivia

    Value Location Cleanliness Rooms Service Breakfast included: Yes Address: Calle Hoyos, Potosi, Bolivia Phone: +59122119024 Website: — This grandeur hotel is located in the heart of Potosi and walking distance from the main square. Most of the sights in Potosi are located around Calle Ayacucho and Tuko’s La Casa Real is located on Calle Hoyos, […]

  • July 17, 2013
    Hostel Review: Loki Hostel, La Paz, Bolivia

    Value Location Cleanliness Rooms Service Breakfast included: Yes Address: Calle Loayza #420, La Paz, Bolivia Phone: +59122119024 Website: Looking for a hostel to party? Then this is your place. Located in the heart of the city, minutes away from Prado (main street in La Paz), Loki Hostel is the perfect combination of fiesta and […]

  • July 16, 2013
    Hostel Review: Hotel Utama, Copacabana, Bolivia

    Value Location Cleanliness Rooms Service Breakfast included: Yes Address: Calle Michell Perez, Copacabana, Bolivia Phone: +59128622013 Website: Great hotel with a lot of rooms (24 of them), some of which face Lake Titicaca. When you book this hotel through, make sure to place a request for a room facing the lake as they […]

  • January 10, 2013
    Hostel Review: D’Nest Inn, Belize City, Belize

    Value Location Cleanliness Rooms Service Breakfast included: Yes Address: 475 Cedar St, Belama, Belize City, Belize Website: Great rooms, serene location, family-run B&B If you’re in Belize to experience the cayes and the islands, then this may not be the place for you to stay. As it’s well-known, Belize City doesn’t have much to […]

  • January 9, 2013
    Hostel Review: Hostal Los Volcanes, Guatemala City, Guatemala

    Value Location Cleanliness Rooms Service Breakfast included: No. Address: 16 Street 8-00 Zone 13, Aurora 1, Guatemala City, Guatemala Website: Rude staff, terrible rooms, cheap hostel If you’re looking for cheap accommodation right outside the Guatemala City airport, then this may be a good option. But consider this as your last option because the […]

  • January 9, 2013
    Hostel Review: Hostel Panamericana, Panama City, Panama

    Value Location Cleanliness Rooms Service Breakfast included: No. Address: Plaza Herrera, Casco Viejo, Panama City, Panama Website: Fantastic location, good rooms, friendly staff Hostel Panamericana is located in a perfect and one of the best places in Old Town Panama City called Casco Viejo. With beautifully painted lobby and kitchen area, this hostel’s staff […]

  • January 9, 2013
    Hostel Review: Casa de Las Fuentes, Antigua, Guatemala

    Value Location Cleanliness Rooms Service Breakfast included: No. Address: Avenida El Desengaño No. 26, Antigua, Guatemala Website: Poor location, good rooms There are few things right about this place and then there are a few wrong. Let’s start with the good ones – The decor of this place is fantastic and it’s a huge […]

  • January 8, 2013
    Hostel Review: Villas Jacquelina, Quepos, Costa Rica

    Value Location Cleanliness Rooms Service Breakfast included: No. Only coffee. Address: Quepos, Costa Rica Website: Serene location, great staff, good rooms Although this hostel is located in the middle of nowhere and about 12-15 minutes walk from Quepos downtown, it’s a great place to stay, with Esteban as its owner. The rooms are clean, […]

  • September 24, 2012
    Review: Blue Danube Hostel, Budapest

    Value Location Cleanliness Rooms Service Address: Kazinczy street 5, Budapest, Hungary This is one the most friendliest hostels we have ever stayed at. It’s a 20 minute walk from the Keleti Pályaudvar (East Station), but inform the gracious, most generous host Sándor in advance and he will pick you up from the station for free! […]

  • September 24, 2012
    Review: Wombats ‘The Lounge’ hostel, Vienna

    Value Location Cleanliness Rooms Service Website: Address: Mariahilfer Straße 137, A-1150 Vienna, Austria One of the best things about this hostel is the location – it’s conveniently located at a 5-minute walk from West Bahnhof (West Station) and about 20 minutes walk straight down Mariahilfer Straße to the old square. The rooms are clean […]

  • June 30, 2012
    Guide to selecting the perfect hostel

    You will pay a large amount of money for a hotel because of the facilities and staff-costs, but staying at a hostel does not resemble to a nice hotel. At a hostel, you pay a small amount for basic amenities, but never assume the $25 you pay for a bunk will live up to your […]

  • February 15, 2012
    HostelBookers announces the Awards for Excellence 2012

    This month sees the launch of the HostelBookers Awards for Excellence 2012. HostelBookers, the budget accommodation specialist, recognizes excellence in the budget accommodation industry by celebrating the winning properties worldwide. On each continent top hostels and cheap hotels have received awards within 13 categories including Top 3 Accommodation, Best for Solo Travellers, Best for Couples, […]

  • October 3, 2011
    Priceline launches ‘Tonight-Only’ hotel deals for iOS

    Travel company has launched a new application for hotel reservations called Tonight-Only Deals, available on iPhone and iPod touch. The new app lets travelers get last-minute deals on hotels starting that same night in 34 cities including Fort Lauderdale. Travelers can make reservations for up to four nights. The app is part of’s […]

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