Tag Archives: Art

11 Travel Words and Backpacking Terms You Need To Know

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 »

Hostels on Instagram – Inspiration and Discounts for Backpackers

Instagram Hostels Gomio

We love Hostels, Instagram – and naturally we love Hostels on Instagram! Snap, Snap, Snap! And this is why Gomio is on Instagram, we call it “InstaGomio”. Follow us http://instagram.com/hostelsgomio and get hostel discounts, travel inspiration, and everything funny and cool around hostels. If you are into Instagram and Hostels, we also collected 10 awesome Hostels read more »

Top Design Hostel in Reykjavik – KEX Hostel

Kex Hostel Reykjavik Iceland - from a biscuit factory to a social hostel

Iceland, in itself, has quite a bizarre air about it. The land of fire and ice whose lineage traces back to the Vikings, whose summers shine with 24 hours of daylight, whose winters wane into almost complete darkness, and whose reputation remains as one of the most spectacular sites to gaze at the ethereal sweeps read more »

10 Awesome types of bunk beds at Hostels by design

10 Types of Bunk Beds Hostels

Bunk Beds at Hostels can be a very unique design item. There is a certain joy that comes with sleeping in a bunkbed as an adult. It brings us back to our childhood when two beds connected by a ladder were the most exciting thing our little minds could ever imagine. The crazier the bunk read more »

Stay for free in London – Play at Clink78 Hostel

Are you a traveller who still has ambitions of making it big as a musician, but need some help getting your sound noticed? If so, the Hostel Clink78 in central London has come up with a unique way to support bands and musicians from across the globe, by helping them to tour their way around read more »

Travel Love Locks – A sign of love or prison?

Travel Love Locks - Backpacker Love

Love Locks are a modern way for young people to represent their love. But is this upcoming tradition reasonable, necessary, maybe even environmentally sustainable? From the padlock-packed trees of the Luzhkov Bridge in Moscow to the padlock-filled fences bordering the River Seine in Paris and reaching as far as the Padlock-rimmed railing of Huangshan, cities around read more »

Urban Design Hostel in Madrid Downtown

Awesome Hostels Madrid - Room007 Ventura

Madrid is the capital of Spain right in the center of the country,  and therefore the city of the Spanish king, the home of the famous football club Read Madrid C.F. Beside of these not really surprising facts of Madrid, the Spanish capital offers their guests beautiful squares to enjoy your caña (small beer) with read more »

Top Hostel in Dresden Lollis Homestay Hostel – Artistic and Social

Being Artistic, Being Social - book Lollis Homestay Dresden and enjoy your stay

Home· stay  A lodging option in which a traveler, especially an international student, is hosted by a local family. Lollis Homestay in Dresden, Germany blurs the line between “hostel” and “home-stay” by offering backpackers hostel accommodation with a home-stay atmosphere, that is, an opportunity to participate in local culture, experience the eclectic flavor of the surrounding read more »

12 Grapes for luck and happiness – New Years Tradition

Eating 12 Grapes for your luck in the new year

Do you know any sweet tradition around New Year’s Eve? In Spain, Portugal, and South America people celebrate new year’s eve with cava (spanish kind of champagne) and 12 grapes! By midnight, each time the clock chimes, you have to put a grape in your mouth – and eat it. By the time the clock has finished read more »

Palermos’ A Casa di Amici – Hostels Change Travel Accommodation

A Casa di Amici, Palermo, Italy - The Percussion Hostel at Gomio.com

Backpackers stay at hostels because they know that they will get more than just travel accommodation. They get a cross-cultural, social experiment. They get to be a part of a project that is passionate about traveling. And sometimes, they get more than they asked for. They get, as hostel “A Casa di Amici” puts it: read more »


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