Hostels

Don’t Be That Guy Who Lives Off Noodles and Toast… Cooking in a hostel is quite far from the comforts of your kitchen at home. You don’t have all your special knives, pots and pans:
Crazy Characters to Observe in Your Backpacker Hostel The backpacker hostel is an intriguing environment found over most continents on our planet. An ecosystem of cheapness attracts migrating species
Etiquette for Staying in a Hostel As a top backpacker destination, New Zealand has a wide choice of hostels, especially in cities. They are ideal for staying short-term at a cheap price. But what make
The Backpacker Card Game: Yaniv! We think we’ve found it: the ultimate icebreaker card game for when you meet a group of fellow travellers in a hostel. The game is called Yaniv, it’s supe
The Weirdest Places You’ll Ever Stay Staying in a hostel in New Zealand doesn’t just have to be about finding a bed for the night. Some backpacker hostels are a unique experience in itself
Because it’s Better Than on the Street! Everyone’s got to sleep, right? But staying in a hostel in New Zealand is a major part of a backpacking experience because of all the fellow backpac
What You Need to Know About Staying in Hostels When you hear the word “hostel” this might conjure up images of chainsaw-wielding psychos from famous horror movies or a place for the homele
Is it Better to Use a Booking Engine or to Book Directly When Booking a Hostel? On every Google search for a hostel or holiday park anywhere in New Zealand, you will be offered a multitude of booking
Rain: At Least it’s Good for the Plants. You are not a prisoner to the hostel. Don’t be like this girl clawing at the window in desperation for something to do on a rainy day! All is not l
Cheap Accommodation Alternatives to Staying in a Hostel You’ve heard a thousand times that staying in a hostel is the cheapest accommodation while travelling New Zealand. But what if you donR
Where to Stay in a Private Room When You’re Backpacking Being a backpacker means being on a backpacker budget. You need to cut the costs where ever you can to travel further. While campsites, ho
What is a Qualmark Rating? On accommodation, transport, activities and other services: you’ll see the fern Qualmark logo in a lot of places in New Zealand. But what is a Qualmark rating? The Qua
Hostels Networks in New Zealand Comparison With 500+ hostels all around the country, New Zealand spoils backpackers for choice with budget accommodation. Out of these 500+ hostels, a significant porti