Reading Time: 5 minutes Every year numerous events focused on the travel and hospitality industry are happening. If you are a hostel owner or manager you might be interested in finding out that there are conferences designed for the smaller budget accommodations, hostels and bed & breakfasts. They focus on the solutions, problems and news, concerning this part of […]
Reading Time: 4 minutes Preparing for the new trip can be an exciting prelude to the upcoming adventure. It can also be a road through obstacles and long sleepless nights. Without a doubt one of the biggest struggles, apart from choosing the places you want to visit, is accommodation. Those of you planning a backpacker trip, it might come […]
Reading Time: 2 minutes Lisbon, the city that made me feel at ease and relaxed. With its magical viewpoints and charming yellow trams crossing the narrow streets of quarters like Alfama. This city attracts me not only with its unique vibe but also with its street art and most of all: the best hostels in Europe. Yes! Lisbon has […]
Reading Time: 4 minutes You might already have got used to me writing how awesome hostels are. However even ‘the crazy in love’ me must admit, that there are some pretty bad hostels out there.I still remember this dreadful feeling of wanting to stay away from the hostel for the whole day during my trip. Until now I had […]
Reading Time: 3 minutes Another random day in the hostel… Starting the afternoon shift with 2 hours of non-stop check-ins became just a norm. Just when I thought that I will have 30 seconds to run to the toilet, another wave of guests is coming, this time to ask either for the weather prediction for the next month (ok […]
Reading Time: 3 minutes I know…this is not the first time I talk about the hostel conferences. In general it’s more common for managers or hostel owners to be part of this sort of events. But I think I have never really told you why I participate in it. Why it is worth to go as a hostel receptionist.