How to Make Friends During Your Trip

Hangout in the Common Room

The common area is where people hang out when they don’t want to stay in their rooms. You’ll probably find comfy chairs, maybe a TV, and a selection of books and guides, but most importantly, travelers talking to each other and having fun.

It’s also the place where people pre-drink before going on a night out, or play board games offered by the hostel. Most of the time, as soon as someone approaches the group, they’re invited to sit down and share a bit of themselves. It doesn’t take long to feel welcome and get to know about the other travelers around the table.

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Keep Your Flight Boarding Pass and Get Discounts on Your Vacation

After boarding a flight, most people just stuff their boarding pass into their carry-on and forget about it. By doing this, you’re missing out on potential savings. Many airlines offer discounts and freebies for those who keep their boarding pass. Depending on where you land, you could score savings on tourist attractions, restaurants, wine, or even airport transfers.

The Most Common Scams from Around the World

There’s nothing like traversing the world and exploring new countries and cultures, but sometimes the experience is spoiled by dishonorable people preying on uninformed travelers. If you make an effort to learn about the classic scams, you’re unlikely to fall victim to them and can just enjoy the positive side of your trip. To help, here’s a list of common scams around the world for you to get acquainted with.

The Ins and Outs of Hostel Life

The more you choose to stay in hostels, the more you realize they come in all shapes and sizes. Despite that, some aspects of hostel life tend to remain the same. Of course, hostels may not be everyone’s taste, but the good massively outweighs the bad.