10 steps to becoming a better dorm buddy

By | November 12th, 2015|Hostel Life|

So this weekend I'm all set to stay in a dorm room, as I visit the Generator hostel in London for the very first time (review to follow next week). As much as I love dorm rooms, I already know what parts of the dorm experience I might not enjoy, and what type of fellow [...]

Hostel Review: Footprints – Otres Beach, Cambodia

By | May 11th, 2013|hostelbookers, Reviews|

Located on Otres 2 in Sihanoukville, the Footprints hostel is a place to base yourself for a few days of doing very little.  Rigid with fear after a harrowing 4 hour bus journey (that should have taken 6 hours) from Phnom Penh, my girlfriend and I were finally able relax once we had arrived at this beach [...]

Hostel Review: Vientiane Backpackers Hostel, Laos

By | May 8th, 2013|hostelbookers, Reviews|

After 12 hour flight, a 16 hour overnight train and a slightly backwards border crossing it was  nice (understatement) to finally reach the first hostel of our 3 week SE Asia tour - Vientiane Backpackers. Vientiane Backpackers Hostel is bright and vibrant.  Make you way through/over the mountain of flip flops that swamp the front step and [...]