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 »

30 Luxury Hostels From All Over The World – Design Hostels

Hostels are social hot spots to meet people, to get a home away from home and to give you the special moments of your trips. And when you can add a lil bit of luxury, it is even better, right?! We at Gomio.com, your exclusive hostel booking platform collected these 30 luxury hostels you will read more »

10 Local Things to Do For Free in Paris – Backpacker Tips for Paris

Backpackers often try to avoid the expensive city of Paris, but there is actually no need to do so. Although it’s fair enough to say hostels in Paris are more expensive, compared to other famous destinations in Europe. But in all fairness:  The city of love itself can be cheap. Therefore Paris can be a read more »

8 Most Important Must-Do’s in Berlin with Little Time

Berlin is Germany’s vibrant, diverse and buzzing capital and with about 3.5 million residents besides Hamburg and Munich the biggest German city with over one million inhabitants. In order to get my research for my MA thesis done – and that was two and a half months ago – I had to go to Berlin. read more »