Thailand, Hawaii, Spain: what do these countries have in common? Beaches. Yes, beaches. These areas appeal to those young, bikini ridden travelers who want nothing more than to have a drink while hanging on the beach as well as experience countries and cultures through local nightlife. While there is nothing wrong with enjoying the sand sifting through your toes and having a little fun, traveling can be a much more rewarding experience if you diminish your tunnel vision mindset and explore those areas of the world that are less visited: one of these places being Kraków, Poland.
For many travelers, it’s finding good, affordable accommodations that can make it difficult to see as much of the world as they would like. While hostels are often significantly cheaper than other accommodation options, the thought of staying in them scares some travelers into spending way more than they need to for a good night’s sleep. Other travelers think that hostels are only for poor college students with rooms that are so basic they are the equivalent of a jail cell. (more…)