Hostel or hotel? Find your answer to the big question.

Unsure whether you should stay in a hotel or hostel? I’ve been checking out a few travel blogs this week and this post stood out to me! It’s so easy to click “why not” on the hostel button, but is it REALLY the cheapest and most effective option? Hostels are fantastic for meeting people, sharing…

5 Top Places to Visit for Under £300

So you are completely sick of your boss moaning at you and desperately want to get away to somewhere exotic and awesome. But there’s one thing holding you back – you don’t have a lot of dough to play around with. Never fear! Here at Hopeless we’ve done the hard work for you and found…

5 things you did NOT know about backpacking

 Backpacking will be one of the best things you will do. But it’s not all splashing in waterfalls and hanging around with tanned people. Before you head off, check out the below five things that you should know about backpacking.    1. Stay in a place longer than two nights, may as well start crocheting…

8 types of people you will meet in a hostel

Ah, hostels. The concept is great: sharing a room, saving money and meeting a whole bunch of potential friends. But anyone who has ever been in a hostel will have met at least one of these characters:   1) The One Who Never Leaves The Room. You’ve been out all day. He’s there. You leave…