Hostels

Where to Stay in Katoomba: Blue Mountains YHA

Where to Stay in Katoomba: Blue Mountains YHA

Family room, ensuite bath, fireplace (and stage!) in the lounge, all in a Nat’l. Trust-listed Art Deco redbrick. Blue Mountains YHA is a backpacker’s dream.

Best Sydney Hostel for Families: The Pod Sydney

Best Sydney Hostel for Families: The Pod Sydney

♥ ♥ Just got back from Sydney! This trip was special for a lot of reasons: it was only H’s second trip outside the Philippines, his and my mom’s first trip outside Southeast Asia, and it was my parents’ first ever hostel experience in their […]

Where to Stay in Florence: Hostel Gallo d’Oro

Where to Stay in Florence: Hostel Gallo d’Oro

Clean, colorful, close enough to the center, buffet breakfast plus free snacks practically 24/7, all for €22 a day. You can do much worse than Hostel Gallo d’Oro. One of my favorite things about my hostel: there's always some food in the kitchen. The room/bed rate comes […]

15 Best Cheap Hostels in Taipei

15 Best Cheap Hostels in Taipei

♥ ♥ Taipei is the perfect long weekend destination for Filipinos. It’s only 2 hours away by plane and is served by local carriers such as Philippine Airlines, Cebu Pacific, and AirAsia. Its bustling night markets allow Pinoys to make the most of limited vacation […]

The Best Cheap London Hostels: 15 under 1500 php (Part 2)

The Best Cheap London Hostels: 15 under 1500 php (Part 2)

London lodgings are expensive — even Sherlock needed someone to go halves with him on 221B! — but these 15 hostels strike a good balance between comfort, location, and most of all, price. Here are 15 London hostels with beds less than PHP 1,500 ($33/£23). […]

The Best Cheap London Hostels: 15 under 1500 php

The Best Cheap London Hostels: 15 under 1500 php

London lodgings are expensive — even Sherlock needed someone to go halves with him on 221B! — but these 15 hostels strike a good balance between comfort, location, and most of all, price. Here are 15 London hostels with beds less than PHP 1,500 ($33/£23). […]