First world’s Hostel with Certificate Biosphere of Responsible Tourism

Twentytú Hi-tech Hostel, located in Barcelona’s Poblenou neighbourhood received the certificate Biosphere of responsible tourism that grants the Institute of Responsible Tourism (ITR) – entitled linked to the UNESCO and to the World Tourism organization – and it has turned into the first establishment of this type that receives it. The delegate in Catalonia of read more »

The Best Solo Destinations For 2015

Can it really be the end of 2014 already? The time just seems to fly past and this year has seen Malawi celebrate its 50 years of independence, Panama celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Panama Canal and Brazil host a surprising World Cup. And as 2015 fast approaches, here’s a look at the Girl read more »

Top 7 To Do in Leipzig – Cultural Activities in Underestimated Leipzig

It is Leipzig’s 1000 anniversary this year. What better reason to share some insights into this city and bring you the best of it? The city is located in the east of Germany and has undergone a great construction process throughout the past years. It is also a cheap and ideal city for backpackers and read more »

11 Travel Words and Backpacking Terms You Need To Know

Throughout history, colonization, trade, immigration, and overall globalization have had long-lasting impacts on local culture and language. Consequently, today you may not even be aware that some of your native language words are actually “loanwords,” or words that have been borrowed and adapted from another language throughout this process. Not only is it interesting to discover read more »

Selina Hostel in Las Escobas del Venado – Surfers Paradise

This hostel in Las Escobas del Venado, Panama is the surfers paradise! Selina Hostel Playa Venao is a well-designed hostel right at the beaches including beach and ocean view. The hostel also offers its own outdoor pool and a restaurant. After a long day of surfing, you won’t need to worry about your food and read more »

Where To Stay In Bucharest? The Old Town of Bucharest

When planning a trip to Bucharest, most of the backpackers try to find a place to stay as closer as possible to the center of the city. But there is something to consider. The problem here is that these places are more expensive than the ones from the city, at 2-3 or maybe 9 subway read more »

What To Do in Accra – Best Free Tour in Accra, Ghana

Come to central Accra and get into the thick of it – people, traffic, color, noise, smells, heat – a stimulating, sensory feast full of new, unpredictable and often funny sights and sounds! Our hostel, Agoo Hostel sits a just north of Ring Road – a semi-circular dual carriageway round central Accra, Ghana’s capital city read more »

Top 5 Hostels in Hamburg – Backpacking Germany’s North

Besides Munich and Berlin, Hamburg is one of the three German cities with over one million inhabitants. It’s oftentimes called the “Pearl of the German North” and has much to offer. The city exudes a certain charm that is indescribable and which you should definitely experience yourself. It’s not the cheapest city; however, you’ll save read more »

5 Funny Hostel Names – Special, Unique, and Awesome!

That’s a funny hostel name – did you think this once in a while? Sometimes when you are searching for hostels for your next destination you stumble upon some pretty strange names. An interesting hostel name is perfect because it is easy to remember and often times it lives up to its name. Here are read more »

10 Underrated World Backpacking Destinations for

Have you ever been to a city or destination and you simply thought: “Jeez, this place is highly underrated!” – This feeling is somehow a great one as this usually means the destination is not over-crowded by tourists. This makes it actually even more awesome, doesn’t it?! If you have ever been to a popular read more »