11 Ways to Explore the World During Lockdown

The coming of COVID-19 has all but shut down travel as we know it. Visions of empty piazzas in Venice and deserted plazas in Barcelona show just how much the world has changed in a few short months. But, ever the optimists, we at HostelPass believe the wanderlust continues, the show goes on. Even in […]

The Ultimate Guide to Edinburgh for Backpackers

With the muscular walls of Edinburgh Castle keeping watch on the bluffs above, the Scottish capital unfolds in a patchwork of Gothic churches, cobbled lanes, rollicking whisky taverns, and historic neighborhoods laced with secrets and stories. It’s a place to be transfixed by medieval keeps and cozy up in cool cafés; to wander between chapels […]