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Technology: Awesome Social Travel Apps Part I

The best Social Travel Apps for Backpackers - Image by David Niblack

As a backpacker, we know that you need to pack light. We also know that you’re trying to keep your wallet from becoming too light – if it isn’t already. Lucky for you, there are a lot of awesome, cheap (if not downright free)  social travel applications out there that can be uploaded directly to read more »

10 awesome Hostels on Instagram

Awesome Hostels on Instagram

Instagram is such an easy tool to upload cool old-fashioned photos to Twitter, Facebook, and well, Instagram itself. We collected 10 awesome Hostels on Instagram presenting their Hostel atmosphere, parties, and more in a cool, fresh, polaroid-filtered way. Have fun! 1. Volver Hostel Gran Canaria, Spain Gran Canaria is famous for his easy-going atmosphere, so read more »

Who else will be there? – Free Travel Application

Who else will be in your hostel - Hostel Application

Social travel, as opposed to sole travel, opens new avenues for exploration by allowing backpackers to delve one step deeper into discovering the interconnecting world of places, people, and cultures around them.  You never know who you may meet, or what eccentric experiences will develop from crossing roads with other world-trekkers like yourself. How do read more »

Awesome Social Travel Apps Part 2

During a backpacking tour you don’t want to waste energy on carrying heavy luggage with you, neither do you want to waste your time, or paper, shuffling through dozens of books for information. Instead, take your SmartPhone and download some great mobile Social Travel Apps to be up-to-date and ready to hit the road. Just read more »

Technology: Awesome Social Travel Apps Part III

As a backpacker, we know that you need to pack light. We also know that you’re trying to keep your wallet from becoming too light – if it isn’t already.  Lucky for you, there are a lot of awesome, cheap (if not downright free) social travel applications out there that can be uploaded directly to read more »

Travel Gadgets: Smartphones vs. iPods

iPhone vs iPod at Hostels

The constant influx of new technologies can desensitize us to their extraordinary range of capabilities; it can also prevent us from looking into the full extent of our own gadgets’ powers before we look into purchasing the next “big thing” on the market.  So before you stop by a shop to gear up for your read more »

Twentytú Hi-Tech Hostel in Barcelona – Hostel Beach Location

TwentyTu Hostel - HI-Tech Hostel in Barcelona, Spain - Best Hostels in Barcelona at Gomio

The TwentyTu Hostel is a new outstanding modern Hostel in a vibrant neighbourhood of Barcelona, called Poble Nou – hte new town! This a new hostel building on the block of Barcelona’s 22 distric is living up to urban regeneration plans for Poblenou, a neighborhood quite close to the great Downtown with a lot of read more »

Design Hostels around the World

  Gallery Hostel Porto, Portugal http://www.gomio.com/en/hostels/europe/portugal/porto/gallery%20hostel/overview.htm Awesome common area, nice multimedia common area with huge screen and modern design. Great for socializing! Plus awesome bunk beds, different, great designed and solid Lisbon Calling Lisbon, Portugal http://www.gomio.com/en/hostels/europe/portugal/lisbon/Lisbon%20Calling/overview.htm Great design, mainly made out of wood. Especially the bunk beds are very comfortable and nice to watch! Clink read more »


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