Tag Archives: Backpacking

17 Best Hostels in Peru

17 Best Hostels in Peru

Peru really is a backpacker’s paradise and I honestly can’t believe it took me over 10 years of budget travel to finally get here! But finally get here I did, and then, of course, I couldn’t leave! Yes more than 2 months in this country and you basically had to tear me away because Peru […]

14 Best Cusco Hostels

14 Best Cusco Hostels

If there’s one place that almost every traveller in South America will head for at some point on their journey, it’s Cusco. Located in the south of Peru, an overnight bus ride from the Bolivian border, this lively city lies at the heart of the backpacker fun in this continent. With Machu Picchu on its […]

9 Best Budget Places to Stay in Arequipa, Peru

9 Best Budget Places to Stay in Arequipa, Peru

Known as the white city, Arequipa is Peru’s second biggest metropolis and an absolute must on any South American itinerary. From strolling the colonial streets to hiking the nearby canyon, there’s no end to the amount of great things to do and see here, meaning the only real choice left is … where to stay?! […]

5 Best Hostels in Cape Town

The 5 Best Hostels in Cape Town

Heading to Cape Town and on a budget? Here’s my top 5 hostels for affordable stays in this city. After all, beautiful Cape Town has more things to do, areas to visit and hostels to stay at than you know to do with. And if you’re like anything like me, this can be wholly confusing […]

The 5 Best Berlin Hostels

The 5 Best Berlin Hostels

  There’s no denying it, Berlin is one of the most fun cities in the world. Wild, raucous, full of art, adventure and all night “alternativeness”, it’s hard not to be bowled over by the energy of the German capital. And amazingly, sat on the edge of Eastern Europe, Berlin is delightfully affordable for a […]

The 5 Best Bucharest Hostels

The 5 Best Bucharest Hostels

  Perhaps one of the weirdest European capitals, I’ve got to say that despite this (or perhaps because of it!) I was rather drawn to bizarre Bucharest. The biggest city in Romania – a country that sits between Bulgaria, Serbia, Moldova, Ukraine and Hungary, but is utterly unlike any of them – it’s perhaps no […]

The 5 Best Prague Hostels

The 5 Best Prague Hostels

  Everyone knows that Prague is a backpacker mecca. Situated in the heart of Europe, oozing character and charm, history and heritage, I’m not going to go on right now about why you should visit this gorgeous city. Instead, I’m going to presume that you’ve already made the wise decision to go there and get […]

Worldpackers: Are You in the Know Yet?

Worldpacker - Paikea Hostel Praia do Rosa Surf

Do you want to travel the world on a budget, staying for as long as you can abroad? Do you want to meet new people, learn new skills and immerse yourself in a local project? Do you want the security of an established safety net, whilst still having the independence to choose your path and […]