Question: How do I meet other backpackers?

How do you meet people at hostels?

Here are some ways to meet people through hostels: Hang out in the common areas. Usually theres a good portion of the people in hostels who are also traveling solo and looking to meet new friends, but if you stay in your room all day then youll only meet your temporary roommates. Join hostel activities.

Can couples sleep together in hostels?

We stay in hostels to meet other people and make new friends. As a couple, you sometimes get stuck doing your own thing, so its sometimes nice to stay at a place where you know youll meet new people! We also love the fact that most hostels offer private rooms so if we want to get away and just be together, we can.

Is there an app like tinder but for making friends?

Patook. Patook is the newest app on the scene, allowing you to make friends with people in your immediate vicinity. Despite having a similar swiping system to Tinder, Patook is strictly platonic – and we mean really strictly.

Are hostels separated by gender?

You do not have to share a room with the opposite sex if you do not want to. Quite a lot of hostels have single-sex dorms for those of you who do not want to share a dorm room with the opposite sex. If you cannot find a same-sex dorm and do not want to stay in a mixed room, you will need to get a private room instead.

Why couples are not allowed in hotels?

Hotels deny rooms to unmarried couples because of the fear of being judged and worry about the reputation of the hotel. The police many a time are hand in gloves with the hotel owners and arrest these couples, who are enjoying their private moments behind the closed walls of a hotel room.

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