People from all walks of life and every corner of the world stay in hostels. It is useful to be able to compare room rates at a number of hostels in your preferred destination. Backpacking isn’t complicated. In fact, its simplicity is what makes it so attractive. Hostels usually offer single beds in private rooms, doubles, or dorm rooms. People from all around the world enjoy backpacking and staying in hostels. Planning your trip - no matter how much you plan for your travels, adjustments will need to be made. Sample the locale - Visit local restaurants and bars. They are much cheaper and you can try the traditional specialities and even meet the locals. Hostels have probably been around for over a thousand years as a low cost place for a traveler to stay for the night. Go to the tourist office. Here you can pickup a free tourist map and ask questions about what to do or what to see. The hostel custom is that all guests clean up after themselves. Use your travel reference to find a hostel that satisfies your needs. Many hostels provide internet access, laundry, and free breakfast. Many hostels provide access for wheelchair users, and specially adapted rooms are becoming more common. Many hostels in the country are so quiet you can hear your heart beat. Many hostels have a self-catering kitchen where you can cook your own meals and some even have their own restaurants, cafe and bars. Hostels are becoming more and more modern.