Dorm Room Dilemma’s

By | October 17th, 2013|Hostel Life|

Dorm Room Dilemma's - say what you see.  This post is simply going to investigate those tough and awkward situations that often rear their fugly heads when sharing a hostel dorm room with a bunch of strangers.  Hostel life hey, never a dull moment. Dorm Room Dilemma's Dorm Room Dilemma #1.  Who and at what [...]

Creating the ultimate hostel bunk bed

By | September 29th, 2011|Hostel Life|

Staying in hostels is an excellent way of saving money on the road, the trouble is, sometimes they dont provide the most comfortable nights rest.  There are any number of things that could keep you up at night during your stay in a hostel ... Loud roommates going to bed later than you Roommates who snore Creaky [...]

Things you don’t want from your hostel dorm room

By | September 6th, 2011|Hostel Life|

All true and all horrific, if not a little funny looking back. This is an almost comprehensive list of all types of things I did not want from my hostel dorm rooms, but got, whilst on my travels around the globe. Lovely! What you don’t want to see in a dorm room • Roommate who [...]

Dorm room behaviour: 10 step guide to pissing off your room mates

By | July 15th, 2011|Hostel Life, Travel|

I love a dorm room, the chance to meet new people and make friends.  On occasions however there are other people in the room who I would like to see fed to a pack of savage monkeys due to their behaviour.  If you would like to qualify as one of those people, follow these simple [...]

What to look for in a hostel

By | May 13th, 2011|Hostel Life, Travel, Travel tips|

Unless you’re flash packing and living it up in swanky hotel rooms, hostels will no doubt be your accommodation of choice whilst on your travels, but with hundreds around, how can you tell which are good and which are bad?  With that question in mind, here’s a list of a few things you might consider when [...]

The pro’s and con’s of hostel life

By | April 18th, 2011|Hostel Life, Travel, Travel tips|

Hostels aren't for everyone, they quite often don't afford you a lot of quality sleep, some people aren't comfortable with sharing rooms with strangers, expensive items have been known to go missing ... BUT! ... there are some really great things about hostel life, why not give it a go? Pro's Generally cheaper than hotels, [...]