Best Travel Stories

Welcome to the best travel stories! These stories are authentic travel stories from the road, experienced in different corners in the world.

All of these hostel stories are written by friends, fellow travelers and the 5 Star Hostels. If you feel like even more entertaining stories, take a look at all the other funny travel stories.

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A Paelle Pan and a Harpoon, please!

A Paella Pan and a Harpoon, please!

My very first backpacking trip by myself started in Malaga, Spain. It was also my first time at a hostel, so I was really new to all this travel scene. At the h...
Warned about the children of Cambodia

Warned about the Children in Cambodia

Be careful and judge each situation for yourself! We were warned about the children of Cambodia asking for hugs and stealing your watch yet we saw none of this....
Chasing Koalas on the Great Ocean Road

Chasing Koalas on the Great Ocean Road

We were quietly eating breakfast in the morning sunshine at a picnic table at our Great Ocean Road campsite. We’d hired a campervan for a few days, and it had b...