7 awkward hostel moments every traveller can relate to

When you unwillingly become the object of some unwanted attention.



When the local cuisine doesn’t agree with your stomach, and you’re sharing a dorm ensuite.


When two people have decided to put on a night time show, unaware you’re still lying in bed… awake.


When you work on hostel reception, but there is also a hostel bar on the same floor. And drunk people keep making song requests to you thinking you’re the DJ.


When the guy with the guitar suddenly sits down with the group and starts ‘jamming’.


When you haven’t made friends with anyone in the hostel yet and you’re forced to sit on your own.

When you’re a guy picking up your washing from the machines and somehow end up with someone else’s frilly pants, and you can’t explain how they got there…


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