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A&O Hostels employs concierges for pandemic-proof travel advice

A&O Hostels employs social distancing concierges to give insider tips on where travelers can see the sights – while avoiding the crowds. Olivia Palamountain reports A&O Hostels transformed the sad concept of social distancing into a kind of adventure thanks to its new concierge service “specialists in social distancing”. This insider information is courtesy of […]

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Bamboo Hostels China / Studio Anna Heringer

Bamboo Hostels China / Studio Anna Heringer © Jenny JI + 33 To share To share Facebook Twitter Pinterest WhatsApp Mail Or https://www.archdaily.com/950733/bamboo-hostels-china-studio-anna-heringer © Julien Lanoo Text description provided by the architects. In three years (2011-2014), China has consumed more cement than the United States over the past century. Most of these people now living […]

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Would hostels be safe in COVID-19?

It is time again for backpackers to start moving forward with their vagabond life and head to hostels. But, in times of social distancing, how viable and safe the idea of ​​community and sharing is when staying in hostels. Hostels have always attracted budget travelers and those who wanted to travel solo while meeting and […]

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Backpackers outside, protesters inside: Bangkok hostels offer a secret refuge

BANGKOK (Reuters) – As thousands of Thai protesters try to maintain months of anti-establishment rallies, dozens of hostels across Bangkok have opened to provide refuge for tired protesters, sometimes for free. Since mid-July, protesters led by young Thais and students, often organized online, have defied the crackdown to continue calling on Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha […]