Why Hostels are better than Hotels & our guide to staying in one for a first timer!

Ahh the humble hostel, the backpackers best friend and staple accommodation, often overlooked and misunderstood by the hotel dwellers they provide a unique, cheap and often much more connected way of travelling. We looked at those misconceptions and also how to make the most out of your hostel stay. Forget the opinion that a hostel

DoubleGem Beach Resort & Hotel El Nido: The stunning hotel that sits on the beach in this most stunning Filipino paradise

Heading on over to The Philippines we were in search of paradise; white sand beaches, turquoise seas and magnificent hidden lagoons filled with crystal clear warm waters. In El Nido we found this and much more, a literal island paradise with so much beauty and adventure to explore. We also discovered the most perfect location

5footway.inn: A trendy new hostel making waves on the Singapore Boat quay and completely blowing your perceptions of hostels out of the water!

We love hostels, and we are passionate about spreading the word that rather than some dingy party hostel or a squalid backpacker joint the concept is a changing and developing one. The rise of boutique hostels with both designer dorms and creative private rooms blur the line between the hotel and the hostel. These spaces