Some years ago I had the opportunity to travel around Europe with some students for three weeks. I visited Germany, the Czech Republic, Italy, and France. During my trip, I stayed in a number of dorm-like facilities, known as hostels.
Hostels are one of the most popular types of lodgings in Europe. But before you stay in a hostel for the first time, learn more about some pros and cons of hostels, and tips for staying in them.