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  • Sometimes it’s not the hostel’s fault: a guide into the worst of the hostel fauna

    Anyone who has ever stayed in a hostel has had a similar experience: regardless if the hostel is clean or not, or overall good or not, there is something that may turn your night at a hostel into a torturing nightmare that has nothing to do with the venue itself, and largely depends on your luck: THE HOSTEL FAUNA. Here are some terrible human beings whom you may find…

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  • Is traveling the world a privilege of few?

    The great majority of the people who complain about the lack of freedom in their jobs (note: they are actively complaining, they are not being told by any obnoxious traveler that they MUST travel as the only way of being wiser and more enlightened human beings) are exactly those who do it and finish the sentence with “I got too used to the comforts my high-paying wage gives me”. They are the people who “wish so much they could travel” but simply can’t do without living in a fancy loft, having a new iPhone, iPad, iPod, several TV and music streaming subscriptions, “treating themselves” to a nice lunches in fancy places, going out and splurging on fancy cocktails in fancy clubs, having a professional manicure and/or visit to the hair salon every week, and so on, and wonder where do travelers get the savings to go away.

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