20 Warning Signs You’re a Backpacker Douchebag

By Manita Dosanjh Backpacking can be a great way to discover new things, self-reflect, and make new friends. That is, if you don’t suffer from chronic douchebag syndrome… I know that we’ve all been guilty of a little

15 Types of Backpackers You Meet in Hostels

By Andrew Tipp We’re all different. That much is true. But if you’ve spent any time on the backpacker trail, you’ll start to notice certain ‘types’ of traveller in hostels. And if you’ve spent a lot of time...

What Type of Traveller Are You?

So, what type of traveller are you? Are you a Geronimo Gill adventure junkie who would happily hurl yourself out of a plane or jump off a bridge? Or perhaps you’re more of a Beach Bopper who would rather spend...

7 Deadly Sins of Backpacking

As the year draws to an end, it’s time to reflect on past transgressions and vow to be better in the future. We present the 7 Deadly Sins of Backpacking… Thou shalt not commit the cardinal sin of Gluttony and...

15 Things You Should Never Say to a Backpacker

There are a few things you should never say to a backpacker. It’s unanimous that the most annoying thing possible is to ask: “What are you going to do when you’re done travelling?” but there are plenty more backpacker rants you need...

HostelBookers Interview Nomadic Matt

Ever wanted to leave the rat race behind and travel the world? Well travel blogger Nomadic Matt can tell you how. Matt hails from Boston, USA, but now spends his life on the road, and blogs about it on Nomadic...