Travel Accommodation for $1 Per Night? There’s An App For That

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James Asquith is the Official Guinness World Record holder for being the youngest person to travel to every country in the World (before the age of 25). Now he’s the founder of a new app that was inspired by his journey: Holiday Swap.

The Majestic Hotel and The Top 7 Things to Do in Kuala Lumpur

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The Majestic continues to offer British cuisine and cocktails in a glamorous art deco atmosphere, with service that would put a Cunard ocean liner to shame.

8 Things that Separate Great Hostels from Average Hostels

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Hostels come in all shapes and sizes with varying amenities. After a year of round-the-world travel, Adam Seper is comfortable declaring which 8 amenities separate the great hostels from the so-so hostels.

Do You Want to Open Your Own Hostel?

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Opening a hostel is not an uncommon dream among travelers who return from a trip around the world, but is the dream the same as the reality? After turning a parking lot into a 132 bed hostel in Kyoto, Japan, Nobu Tabata speaks to Jo Fitzsimons about the highs and lows of the hostel business.

Why You Should Hostel with Your Family

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Hosteling is not just for the young gap-year traveler anymore. Jennifer Miller shows families how to choose a hostel, what to pack, how to make the most of the experience, and maybe even score a private room. (Hint: have more kids!)

Renting on Your Round the World Trip

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Hostels, hotels, and guesthouses aren’t the only accommodation options for long-term travelers. Adam Seper is here to point out the benefits of renting during your round the world trip.

Home Exchange

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When Margaret Foley and her family began traveling using home exchanges, they discovered that nothing about home life is universal.

19 Hosteling Resources

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Hosteling might be a bit confusing or even intimidating if you’ve never done it before. This fantastic collection of articles will tell you all you need to know before you check into a hostel dorm room for the first time.

15 Things That Can Make a Hostel Great

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As a backpacker, hostels are your home away from home. Conni Biesalski fills you in on the must-haves of a good hostel so you know what to look for.

All-Inclusive Resorts and Indie Travel: Is It Possible?

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Have you ever been tempted by an all-inclusive vacation package but afraid you’d lose your independent traveler cred if you went on a trip like that? This article by JoAnna Haugen may help you see that while there are some drawbacks to vacation packages, there are some serious perks, too – even for indie travelers.