Today, HostelBookers revealed the winning properties in its “Awards for Excellence” 2011, which is now in its second year. To be eligible for an award, properties needed to receive the highest customer rating for a category. The only exception was the “Most Popular” category, which was based on the total number of bookings made in[…]
Flashpacking is as popular as ever this summer and for good reason. Traveling with gadgets has become a part of life. Why wouldn’t you stay in one of the nice, higher end hostels around the world that allow you to enjoy not only the atmosphere of a hostel, but also some of the comforts more[…]
This week, the Guardian Travel site launched a very cool interactive guide to the world’s best boutique hostels. We’re always looking for places to stay that are cool and cheap and this list is a great place to find them. The best part is that it’s interactive so the list will continue to grow as[…]
Famous for the sandy beaches that line its coast, Goa is a fascinating and distinctive region in India’s southwest. Brimming with Portuguese influences and bursting with fresh food, visitors from around the world travel to Goa for its natural beauty sprawled over a rustic landscape, silver sand beaches and serene fishing villages that give way to colorful markets filled with smiling people.