Travel Guides

Welcome to our Destinations page here at Hostelgeeks. Our goal is to help you plan your travels easier and cheaper. You’ll find stories and tips from our own trips; from backpacking the Jungle of Colombia to taking the bullet train in Japan. Our guides are straight-forward, and created for anyone travelling on a budget.

Our Backpacking Travel Guides put on a Map

Africa | Asia & Southeast Asia| Europe | North America | Central America | South America | Middle East | Oceania


Albania 🇦🇱

Completely underrated, Albania is a paradise for budget traveler. We share our 3 weeks trip - with hostels and natural wonders.

Bosnia and Herzegovina 🇧🇦

Completely underrated, Bosnia and Herzegovina is a paradise for budget traveler. We share our 3 weeks trip - with hostels and natural wonders.

Croatia 🇭🇷

Croatia, the Mediterranean gem, offers something for every traveler. Join our 3-week trip, discovering hostels and natural wonders.

France 🇫🇷

Bonjour Adventure! A bold statement: Paris might be the most boring part about backpacking France. Hop on, there is a lot to see!

Germany 🇩🇪

Prost to epic adventures! Explore medieval castles, vibrant cities, and scenic landscapes as you backpack through Germany's storied history.

Greece 🇬🇷

Greece's ancient ruins, idyllic islands, and Mediterranean cuisine await adventurous backpackers seeking history and sunshine.

Hungary 🇭🇺

Cycle through the picturesque Tokaj wine region, explore the historic castles of Eger, and kayak along the tranquil waters of Lake Balaton.

Italy 🇮🇹

Italy, where foodie dreams come true and ancient wonders await. We explored from the South to the North. Here are our Highlights for you.

Netherlands 🇳🇱

Small country, big culture: Wander through historic streets, admire iconic windmills, and experience the laid-back vibe of the Netherlands.

Norway 🇳🇴

Unreal Beauty of Nature! Hike the famous Lofoten's trails, cruise the never-ending Fjords, and chase the Northern Lights: Our Vanlife Experience.

Poland 🇵🇱

One of our favorite countries in Europe, Poland is completely underrated.

Portugal 🇵🇹

World-Class Hostels, mouthwatering food, charming villages: This is Portugal.

Spain 🇪🇸

Friendly "warning": Once you've tasted Spain, you'll never want to leave! We traveled all over Spain - by Van, Bus, and Train.

Switzerland 🇨🇭

Ski the majestic peaks, hike picture-like trails, and taste the world-famous chocolate and cheese. Pricey? Yes! Worth it? Oh, Yes!

United Kingdom 🇬🇧

The UK is dotted with iconic landmarks. Which one is on your bucket list? We've got them all mapped out for you.

Middle East

Turkey 🇹🇷

A crossroads of cultures and continents! Turkey is the type of country who can change your life forever. We love backpacking Turkey.

United Arab Emirates 🇦🇪

With one word: WOW! The United Arab Emirates impress us on many levels. An interesting fusion of proud Tradition and exciting Future.


China 🇨🇳

Prepare for WOW moments! China astounds with its blend of ancient traditions and futuristic marvels. A journey through history and innovation awaits.

Japan 🇯🇵

Japan is unique! Before traveling here, we did not fully understand this simple sentence. You are in for a life-time travel experience.

Sri Lanka 🇱🇰

A Backpacker's paradise, loaded with fab hostels. Our 5 Months of Sri Lanka taught us a lot. From a humble beginning of Surfing to Wild Elephants.

Taiwan 🇹🇼

Completely underrated and home to some of the friendliest people on earth. Follow our foot steps of a month backpacking trip around Taiwan.

Southeast Asia

Cambodia 🇰🇭

Angkor Wat is just the beginning! Follow our footsteps to explore Cambodia's hidden treasures, from serene beaches to adrenaline-pumping adventures.

Singapore 🇸🇬

More than just high skyscrapers and high prices. Join us as we uncover the city's authentic charm, from hipster hangouts to local markets.

Thailand 🇹🇭

Thailand: Where ancient temples meet pristine beaches. Experience the best of both worlds with affordable luxury hostels and unforgettable adventures.

Vietnam 🇻🇳

Vietnam, our winter haven, is a very special country for us. We say it with confidence: You won't find more unique insights anywhere else!


Australia 🇦🇺

Kangaroos, koalas, and crocs. Australia is an overwhelming adventure. Vanlife, anyone?


Morocco 🇲🇦

Just a short flight away from Europe, we love exploring Morocco. Get ready for ancient medinas, savor tagine, and surf Atlantic waves.

North America

Canada 🇨🇦

Join our trip to Toronto, Vancouver, and the iconic Icefields Parkway from Banff to Jasper. The nature is unreal.

USA 🇺🇸

Where possibilities never sleep? Roller coasters, rockstars, road trips.

Central America

Coming soon ✌️

South America

Argentina 🇦🇷

Sip Malbec in Mendoza, conquer the Andes, and chill in bohemian hostels. It’s a backpacker's dream. Get ready to tango your way through Argentina!

Ecuador 🇪🇨

Explore Ecuador's riches from the Amazon rainforest to the heights of the Andes and the waves of the Galápagos.

You still need fab Hostels: All Our Guides

Hostels are important for a good travel experience. They are cheaper, more social, and you simply get more for your money than “just a bed“.

Obviously, you can count on us recommending you the best hostels in each country, region and city. Find all our hostel guides with map here.

A great Hostel makes the difference: Choose better hostels to a better experience!
A great Hostel makes the difference: Choose better hostels to a better experience!

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Note: We organize regions based on geographical and travel logistics considerations to simplify navigation and help travelers easily find their destinations. Our categorization of regions does not reflect political or cultural affiliations.