Travel Guides

Do you like secret travel tips out of the tourist box?

We share with you best-kept travel secrets for destinations around the world. Only recommendations you get by friends for friends.

These travel guides are free and you can download them right to your inbox – no strings attached!

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Local tips by friends for friends

These alternative travel guides are written by locals, expats, befriended bloggers, and ourselves.

We do our best to provide you secret travel tips for your desired destinations, and our goal is to keep the guides personalized, useful, and unique as possible!

We keep it simple: 5 secret tips we only share with friends.

This includes

  • 1 local, special restaurant
  • 1 hip bar or café and
  • 3 more unique tips

These tips are recommendations a local buddy would send you over!

If you have any question, or fancy any more tips, please drop us a comment on Instagram, or send us an email.

We are always keen to help our fellow mates and the Hostelgeeks community.


– hidden place, only for locals in Santorini, Greece

– the most delicious (and cheapest) street food in Marrakesh; very unlikely to find on your own!

– A secret restaurant and bar in Venice

– enjoy NYC outside the box with an underground cocktail bar

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Geeky Guide Penang George Town Hostels

5 Local Tips for Penang

Penang is a backpackers paradise with many street art to discover, restaurants to try, and night clubs to check out. Penang, some people still call it George To... Read More...