Hippies, Hashish and Banana Pancakes: The History of Backpacking

Over the years, backpacking has become a popular rite of passage for many young adults. But some claim that backpacking has fallen the way of other heavily marketed travel niches and become too packaged and formulized.

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How to Open Your Own Hostel: The Ultimate Guide

Budget travel accommodations can be a lucrative market. If you’ve ever stayed at a guesthouse or hostel and thought you could run it better, here are 50 tips on how to open your own budget place:

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