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Emma Jane Fletcher

  1. Current Age?

  2. Nationality

  3. Where do you live now?
    Clacton-on-sea, England

  4. Occupation

  5. When it comes to travel accommodation (but leaving out crashing with friends, family or people you meet on the road), how often do you stay in hostels?
    This was my first time hosteling

  6. Where have you hosteled?

  7. Would you stay in a hostel again on future trips?

  8. Why or why not?
    Clean, cheap, good way of meeting people

  9. Out of all your experiences hosteling, what was your:
    • Best Moment

    • Worst Moment

    • Biggest Hurdle, Obstacle or Difficulty?
      sharing with blokes

    • Biggest surprise?
      duvet covers!

  10. Do you ever book any of your hostel accommodation in advance?

  11. Why or why not?
    Usually do, in case no space when I get there.

  12. Who is the most memorable person you met in a hostel and why?
    Calypso staff were the most helpful I have come across. Can't thank them enough.

  13. Why do you stay in hostels, as opposed to other types of accommodation?
    Cheap. Way of meeting people.

  14. Is there a hostel you'd recommend to other travelers? If so, what is it and where?
    Calypso, Cairns, Australia

  15. What is the biggest myth people have about hostels and hosteling?
    Dirty, bed bugs, items being stolen, safety

  16. Why do you like to travel?
    See different places and their cultures.

  17. What is your advice for other travelers wanting to stay in hostels?
    You should find nice places to stay, good people and have lots of fun!