Background I will be travelling around Europe this summer by train (last two weeks in July, first week in August). It's the first time I've done this so I am inexperienced but I can generally ...
(I think) my question is simple. I'm appealing to the experience of others to ask Would you recommend carrying a sleeping bag while hostelling around Europe in summer?
I was wondering what are the Youth Hostel associations that I should join so I can use their beds when I travel round Europe? Here are the main countries I will be visiting: France Italy Croatia ...
How do hostels in the US compare with hostels in Europe? Are they similar in terms of convenience, availability, cost, amenities, etc? Or is the "hostel culture" completely different in the two ...