How to Make Friends in Hostels

– Written by Victoria Philpott The best thing about staying in hostels – apart from the price, location and ease – is meeting other travellers. If you’ve just arrived in your hostel, talk to people who’ve been there a while and...

Hostel Horror or Safety? Separating Fact From Fiction

When Quentin Tarantino’s horror movie Hostel hit cinema screens in the summer of 2006 it made headlines for all the wrong reasons, with its unflattering portrayal of hostels in Bratislava as dark, dingy and unsafe places frequented by chainsaw-wielding psychopaths in scary masks....