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Travel Websites for Cheap Deals
Here's a three parter with few of our faves in the travel websites cheap travel deals department, starting with how to get there...
Hostels are the place for student travelers and backpackers to stay. Learn about hostels, staying in hostels, how to reserve hostels, how hostels work, see top hostels lists and read hostels reviews. This is it.
Top Ten Frequently Asked Hostel Questions
Hostel FAQ: All of your hostel questions answered in one FAQ.
Hostels by Country and Type
Find international youth hostels and hostel reviews, maps, photos and prices by country. Find hostels in Europe, Australia, Mexico, the US and more, with writer-taken hostel photos and personal hostel reviews.
Hoscars 2011 Best Hostels 2010
The annual Hostelworld Hoscars have been awarded in 2011: over 1,000,000 Hostelworld.com reviews rated more than 25,000 hostels over the last year, and the results are Hostelworld's ten top rated hostels worldwide from 2010, awarded in February 2011. Hostels winning the 2010 Hoscars are all in Europe, as (is often) usual -- though sometimes...
Hostelworld Top 10 Hostels 2008-2009
Hostelworld Top 10 Hostels 2008-2009 - Best Hostels and Top 10 Hostels 2008 - 2009 from Hostelworld -- the Hoscars!
You've heard of hostels (and if you haven't, know that hostels are the way to stay for you around the world) -- now the question would be: how to find hostels? Get a good start with this hostels guide.
Private Hostel Rooms Photos
Private Hostel Rooms - Single Hostel Rooms and Private Hostel Rooms Photos and Info - Private Hostel Rooms Rock
Hostel Discount Cards
Hostel discount cards offer discounts on some hostel bunk nights and a few additional benefits. Some hostel discount cards cards offer only to waive online booking fees, which may be covered by cards above. Major hostel outfit Hostelling International has a discount card worth looking into, but read up to determine whether a hostel discount card...
Hostels Growing Up? Or Growing Mainstream?
We've been wondering whether traveling folks who might normally, or formerly, have turned up the nostrils at hostels might start noting this summer, as they find themselves forced to pinch pennies and pounds, that hostels are not only no longer the fleabag flops older folks may (often exaggeratedly) remember them as, but that some are downright luxurious while...
Bed Bugs -- The Definitive Word on Bed Bugs and Travel
Learn everything you hoped you'd never need to know about bed bugs, including bed bugs in hostels, bed bug bites, bed bugs and travel, how to spot and kill bed bugs, and what to do if you bring bed bugs home from your travels. See (eww) bed bug pictures and pictures of a bed bug bite(ewwww), too.
Hostel Reviews and Booking - TFT Hostel Booking Search Engine
You need to see this: Marco van de Kamp, coordinator of the backpacking community Travelers for Travelers, has put together a great guesthouse and hostel search engine, TFTHostels, which allows you to search an integrated directory all of the major hostel booking websites simultaneously and see combined results for a given city. You can compare beds and (read more)...
Homestays Abroad and in North America
Homestays are a wonderful way to immerse yourself in a culture. Learn where to find hosts in North America and abroad and the etiquette of being a homestay guest.
Share your opinion on mainstream hostels!
Are hostels going too mainstream? Share your opinion!
Hostels Trending Too Upscale, Expensive?
We're kinda wondering about the growing trend of urban hostels getting cooler (okay, we like that) but more expensive - and more appealing to US families, whom we've already heard complaining at hostel desks about those pesky facts of hostel life ("There's no soap! What do you mean, the doors are locked at 10? Yadda yadda!")...
Sleeping in Airports
Circumstances may force you to sleep in airports or bus and train stations. If so, find some tips on how to find comfy spots and more here. And read some funny stories!
easyHotel - Cheapest Pod in Europe
Like Japanese capsule hotels, easyHotel, latest hotel to hit the Europe travel scene, is a no frills accomodation option for student travelers moving up from a student hostel. Cheap budget rooms with bathroom in London.
Cheap Caribbean Floating Hotel - Yep, a Cruise
Cruise the Caribbean for $16.20 a night with no-frills cruise line Easy Cruise. Barbados, St. Vincent, Martinique, the Grenadines, Grenada and St. Lucia - cheap Caribbean cruise ship deals. easyCruise is a great cheap floating hotel for island hopping.
Hoscars -Top 2005 Hostelworld Hostels - 06 Hoscars Awards
Each year, over 500,000 hostel-hopping folk award ten international hostels top dog status at Hostelworld.com - the "Hoscars," hostel ratings based on character, security, location, staff, fun and cleanliness, according to Hostelworld.com's Hoscar hostel ranking criteria. And the 2005 top ten hostels to sweep the 2006 Hoscars awards are...
Best International Youth Hostels 2004 - Top Youth Hostel Picks
Top ten international youth hostels 2005 - the vote at Hostelworld.com - the "Hoscars" hostel ratings winners are...
Travel Websites for Cheap Deals Part Two
Here's a three parter with few of our faves in the travel websites cheap travel deals department -- this is number two: Where to Stay There.
Your Opinion Wanted: Couchsurfing, Hospitality Club, or GlobalFreeloaders?
Your Opinion Wanted: Couchsurfing, Hospitality Club, or Global Freeloaders?