The base of your travels, the almighty body-charge station, it’s important! First hand reviews of places only, from myself and people I know.
Barcelona: Casa Gracia luxury hostel (11/19/2016) - Visually stunning luxury hostel based in Barcelona. Features a kitchen, free tea/coffee, restaurant, cocktail bar and a lively but cultured events calendar.
Bangkok: Monomer hostel (10/6/2016) - Amazing homely-feeling hostel in Bangkok with private room options, free tea/ coffee, situated next to Rachathewi train station.
Paris (11th arr): charming airbnb (5/23/2016) - Charming 1 bedroom flat situated 1 minute from Philippe August station (11th arr) - a mixture of quiet, but lively.
Koh Phi Phi: Stones bar hostel (4/2/2016) - Party hostel located on the beach, close to nightlife.
San Andrés, Colombia: El Viajero hostel (3/31/2016) - Stand out hostel perfectly located in the Colombian island of San Andrés. From private rooms to a spacious kitchen this place is social and feels just like home.
Useful websites for booking hostels (3/20/2016) - A comprehensive list of useful websites for booking hostels in the UK, Europe and all around the world.
Malaga city: Oasis hostel (3/20/2016) - If you are travelling alone, as I was, this is the place for you. It's very easy to make friends and find both 'party' and 'sightseeing' buddies.
Chiang Mai: Hiking with a Hug (3/9/2016) - An overnight jungle experience with Hug Hostel in Chiang Mai. Great for both solo travellers and groups.