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John Cormano

  1. Current Age?

  2. Nationality

  3. Where do you live now?

  4. Occupation
    Ramp Attendant

  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?
    pretty much all the time

  6. Where have you hosteled?

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

  8. Why or why not?

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

    • Worst Moment

    • Biggest surprise?
      Everyone seemed friendly.

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

  11. Who is the most memorable person you met in a hostel and why?
    The front desk clerk.

  12. Why do you stay in hostels, as opposed to other types of accommodation?
    Cost is foremost. I usually travel with my wife and two kids, and hostelling provides a way to travel on a limited budget.

  13. Is there a hostel you'd recommend to other travelers? If so, what is it and where?
    St Clairs, Vancouver, Canada

  14. What is the biggest myth people have about hostels and hosteling?
    Dangerous environment, dirty.

  15. Why do you like to travel?
    To get away from everyone.

  16. What is your advice for other travelers wanting to stay in hostels?
    Do it, they are GREAT .