Hostel Review: Piece Hostel Sanjo, Kyoto – Japan

Hostel Name: Piece Hostel Sanjo Address: 530 Asakura-cho, Kyoto, Japan. I stayed at the Piece Hostel Sanjo in Kyoto. This was my first time to Kyoto so I didn’t have a feel for what the best area would be. After a little research it looked like the area west of the Kamo River looked like […]

Hostel Review: Chic Hostel Bangkok

Hotel Name: Chic Hostel Bangkok Address: 23/48-51 Soi Sukorn, Thaladnoi, Samphanthawong, Bangkok, Thailand. I stayed at the Chic Hostel Bangkok in Bangkok. I picked it for its location near Hua Lamphong Station, which I have listed as one of my preferred areas to stay in Bangkok. The rate was 560 THB ($17.60 USD) for a […]

Where to stay in Georgetown, Penang

Penang is a state in Malaysia that includes the island of Penang and the strip of adjacent land on the peninsula. For most visitors when they say they are going to Penang they mean they are going to Georgetown, on the northeast tip of Penang island (Pulau Pinang). [Georgetown in relation to Pulau Pinang and […]

Hostel Review: Aussie Way Hostel, Brisbane – Australia

Hotel Name: Aussie Way Hostel Address: 34 Cricket St, Petrie Terrace, Brisbane, QLD, Australia. I stayed at the Aussie Way Hostel in Brisbane, Australia. I booked it online and picked it for its price and location in Brisbane. I was looking for a private room in a hostel, and this turned out to be ideal. […]

Hostel Review: Red Carpet Hostel, Krakow – Poland

Hotel Name: Red Carpet Hostel Address: Al. Juliusza Słowackiego 29, Stare Miasto, Krakow, Poland. I stayed at the Red Carpet Hostel in Krakow, Poland. I booked it for its price and location in Krakow, and the rate was 70 PLN ($19.14 USD) per night for a private room with shared bathroom. I have less tolerance […]

Where to stay in Phnom Penh

Phnom Penh is a fascinating city that should be included in any trip to Cambodia. That sounds logical to include the capital and biggest city in Cambodia to your itinerary, but I’m surprised by how many people I meet who just go to Siem Reap and skip Phnom Penh. This guide is especially for first-time […]

Hostel Review: Melbourne City Backpackers

Guesthouse Name: Melbourne City Backpackers Address: 197-199 King Street, Melbourne, 3000, Australia I stayed at the Melbourne City Backpackers in Melbourne. This was a last-minute booking for me as I ended up staying in Melbourne another day. I’ve stayed in countless amounts of hostels around the world, but it felt strange to be hostelling in […]

Hostel Review: Space Hotel Melbourne – an up-market backpacker hostel / budget boutique hotel

Hostel Name: Space Hotel Address: 380 Russell St, Melbourne, VIC, Australia I stayed at the Space Hotel in Melbourne. It was weird to be staying in a hotel in my home city, but I can hardly call it my home now and I feel more like a visitor now. I was invited by the hotel […]

5footway.inn Project Chinatown 1 – A hostel in the heart of Chinatown Singapore

Hostel Name: 5footway.inn Project Chinatown 1 Address: 63 Pagoda Street, Chinatown, Singapore I stayed the 5footway.inn Project Chinatown 1 in Singapore. I was a guest of 5footway.inn to review their hostel. I have stayed here previously in the private room, so this time I was trying out the dorm room experience. Travellers in Southeast Asia […]

Hostel Review: Bunc Hostel, Singapore – a modern hostel in Little India

Hostel Name: Bunc Hostel Address: 15 Upper Weld Rd, Singapore. I stayed at the Bunc Hostel in Singapore. I was a guest of the hostel, who offered a stay in order to review the property. The Bunc Hostel is in Little India, which is one of the best areas to stay in Singapore. I’ve noticed […]