Coolest (and cheap) hostels around the world. When we think of backpacking around the world, we imagine sharing beers and engaging in heart-to-hearts with fellow travelers we only just met. Inevitably, these fantasy exchanges happen inside a very hip hostel. This increasingly popular form of
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