Backpackers and Youth Hostels
Today, let’s talk about backpackers (youth hostels)!
Q: I want to know about staying at backpackers in Australia. I’ve never stayed at a backpackers before and I don’t know what I need to do to stay there?
A: Backpackers are great places to stay. They are cheap, usually comfortable, clean and a great place to meet people from all over the world and make new friends. Backpackers are also called a ‘hostel‘ or a ‘youth hostel‘.
The best place to learn about backpackers in Australia is the YHA (Youth Hostel Association) website: http://www.allbackpackers.com.au/ This website can be viewed in English, Japanese and Chinese!
The International website is:
There are even backpackers in Japan:
Q: Are backpackers a safe place to stay?
A: Yes, most backpackers are safe places to stay. Of course, you should use your common sense.
|Points to Remember:
Backpackers are a great way to save money, make new friends and enjoy your travels!
Question: Do you use backpackers when you travel? Why or why not?
Put your answer in the comments!