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Why I Love Living In a Hostel & How It’s Made Me A Better Person

I’ve spent several years of my life living in 8 & 12-person dorms, and here are the top 6 ways that it’s made me a better version of myself.

I’ve spent over a thousand nights in over one hundred different hostels. The culmination of all those nights—listening to strangers snore, being woken up at 3 am by the drunkest member of the tribe, and picking through the kitchen’s free food section—has benefited my life in profound ways.

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Travis W. King

Travis W. King

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Traveling, writing, & working abroad for 10 years. Former Remote Year Dir. of Community. Check out my travel memoir—Not That Anyone Asked—at www.traviswking.com