Someone once told me a brilliant idea for a hostel tshirt. It was basically along the lines of “My name is ____. I’m from ____. I’m traveling for ____ weeks/months. I’m going to ____ next.” The guest could just fill in the blanks with a marker, and thus avoid the standard hostel small talk.
Magazine Article Keyword: Hostel Community
How can you make your hostel excellent at encouraging community and atmosphere? Learn from the hostel community in this panel discussion, which was streamed live Tues, 17 Dec at 18:00 GMT.
How do I even begin to describe the magic that is the Arts Factory Lodge? It may be unlike any other hostel in the world. Word on the street was you either love it or you hate it.
Last weekend I attended Base Mingle in Sydney, an industry event slash huge party (aren't those usually one in the same?). A few drinks in and I was agreeing to join part of a surf camp that week with the guys from Surf Camp Australia.
So far with these blogs I have been highlighting various 'best practices' that I've seen in hostels along the way.
After a few fun and crazy nights staying in the center of Sydney, I headed to Coogee Beach House last Sunday night. Coogee Beach is one of the main beaches in Sydney, nestled right next to its more infamous neighbor, Bondi Beach.
Following up on our 2008 Hostel Halloween Parties article, here are hostels in Leipzig and Prague that sent in photos of their 2009 Halloween parties!
HostelInEurope.com announces the winners of their 5th Anniversary Party Giveaway.
Click here for the winners.
This post was provided by Craig Martin of the Indie Travel Podcast and Eurail Stories.
News from YHA of India:
Chairman Jammu and Kashmir Public Service Commission Mohd Shafi Pandit was today elected as the National President of Youth Hostels Association of India. The election for the position was held at the International Youth Hostel New Delhi.
The Washington Post is running an article about hostels:
At 52, I'm no youth. But I'm hooked on hostels.