Tag Archives: Local Travel

The Best Solo Destinations For 2015

The Best Solo Destinations 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 »

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 »

Backpacking Saigon Ho Chi Minh City – A Travel Guide for Saigon

Backpacking Saigon - The ultimate Travel Guide

Backpacking Saigon or Backpacking Ho Chi Minh (aka. HCMC)? Same same but different! Saigon is the old name for the city, which was renamed Ho Chi Minh City in 1975 to honor the revolutionary leader Ho Chi Minh. Nowadays both names are used interchangeably. After clearing this up, follow me to my backpacking experiences and read more »

6 Tips for Eating Vegetarian in a Hostel – Budget Cooking for Backpackers

Vegetarian Meals for Backpackers

So you are a vegetarian, traveling, on a budget, wondering what to eat or what to make that can cheaply satisfy your dietary needs, and your bank account. Depending on where you are traveling, produce can be limited, and in some regions, meat-heavy cuisine is standard. But if you are lucky enough to be staying read more »

Vagabond Hostel in Sarajevo

Hostel Project Sarajevo Vagabond Ferhadija

Hostel Vagabond Sarajevo is a new and unique Hostel at a top location in Sarajevo. The completely renovated premises with spacious and airy rooms, new bathrooms, and fresh aromatic linens are complemented by exceptionally comfortable ambient and fully committed staff.   Vagabond is located at a “prime” location, in the very epicentre of all activities, read more »

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

Paris for Free - 10 Things to do for free in 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 »

Hostels for Carnival – Rio de Janeiro and Venice

Carnival Hostels in Rio de Janeiro and Venice

Carnival in Rio de Janeiro- February Oh yes, this famous carnival loaded with life, laughter, and fun. Celebrated world-wide, this massive party is filled with costumes, parades, and endless nights. If you’re planning to join carnival one day, make sure to pick the biggest and the best destination for carnival: Rio de Janeiro. Over two read more »

Top 3 Facts why to stay at Hostels

3 Facts why to stay at Hostels

There are many, many reasons why to stay at Hostels. We covered 12 of them in our post “15 Facts why to stay at Hostels“. From laundry, the Hostel Staff, and the cool hostel lounge to connect with other travelers we love hostels. But what are the top 3 Facts why hostels are awesome? Here read more »

15 Facts why to stay in Hostels

15 Facts why to stay at Hostels

There are many reasons why to stay in Hostels. And even the fact that hostels are usually cheaper is obviously important, it is not at all the reason #1 why to stay in Hostels. Check out our Top 15 Facts why to stay in Hostels! You will be surprised on how many ways you can read more »

Christmas at Hostels – 7 Hostels from 5 Continents

Christmas at Hostels in 7 Hostels

How does Christmas look like at Hostels? How do Hostels celebrate this big Christian event, is there anything special? Christmas is the biggest celebration in the Christian Religion, and a civil holiday in many countries around the world. To get a full image about X-Mas at Hostels, Gomio asked 7 Hostels from 7 different countries read more »


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