Hostel Packing List – 23 Smart Things to Pack


I wrote an article for the Hostelgeeks blog about what to pack when staying in a hostel. The article is part of a bigger content strategy that will form a complete guide to staying in hostels.

“Ahhhhhh, the eternal travel question – what on earth should I pack for traveling and staying at a hostel?

We had a look around and all those packing lists for hostels we found were pretty outdated.

Nothing to do with the modern backpacker or the new generation who travel with smart phones, cameras and tablets.

This article is part of the huge full guide to hostels.

It is packed with everything you need to know about hostel-type accommodation, such as:

Of course, you can also find all 5 Star Hostels, the best hostels in the world, with Hostelgeeks.

It doesn’t matter whether you’re the type of traveler who flings everything in their suitcase half an hour before leaving the house, or you have a meticulous packing list ready weeks in advance. At some point, you’re going to have to make some decisions about what goes into that suitcase of yours….”

Read the full article

Hostelgeeks is a website dedicated to finding the very best hostels all over the world. They are also a resource for travelers who have questions about hostels and a passion for travel.