Flashpacking

The first question on many travelers’ lips may well be: What is flashpacking? Who are these mysterious flashpackers? Flashpacking is really just a (new-ish) term used to describe a fairly old way of traveling. Many flashpackers are actually just the growing number...

Flashpacking Hostels

With arty decor and fancy facilities that would put a hotel to shame, there are some seriously upmarket hostels out there. Catering to ‘flashpackers’ (see our separate Flashpacking article) or budget travelers with a bit more money to burn, these...

3 Hottest Hostels in Split, Croatia

Split has it all: sunshine, an ancient Roman palace, boat-tours aplenty and cracking night-life. If you’re looking for somewhere fantastic to stay on a budget, here are our three hottest Split hostels in the ‘hood… Need Split tips? See...

What is a hostel?

‘In my day,’ reminiscences Dad, ‘a hostel only let us scruffy people in if we arrived on foot’. But we’re determined to blow the conditional cobwebs away and convert all you skeptics out there, because hostels sure ain’t...