I no longer write as many accommodation reviews as I used to, but once in awhile, I hit upon a gem that I just need to tell the world about. My Inle Lake hostel, the Song of Travel, was (is!)
After a bad streak of three run-ins with bed bugs within just a few months, I decided to assemble is a collection of things I learned about how to deal with these little suckers. They are masters of survival but human has
The Underground Rooms hostel is a great find if you are looking to stay comfortably while discovering Pula and its surroundings, made by people who understand backpackers. Location & Getting There I booked the Hostel Underground Rooms on booking.com for nominally €21/night.
Milan turned out to be surprisingly expensive in terms of accommodation. So when I found the New Generation Hostel - Urban for €13 a night (plus €2 tourist tax per night) and with fairly good reviews on Booking.com I jumped
For years I had been booking my accommodation strictly via hostel websites (directly via links I found on Google maps and via the portals hostelbookers, hostelworld and Hostelling International's own hihostels.com). Then, last summer I was approached by Booking.com to write