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Sarah Roseen

  1. Current Age?

  2. Nationality

  3. Where do you live now?
    Minnesota, USA

  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?
    Sometimes a hostel, sometimes a hotel or B&B, etc

  6. Where have you hosteled?

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

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  8. Why or why not?
    Cheap, easy, meet other travelers.

  9. Out of all your experiences hosteling, what was your:
    • Best Moment
      Bog jumping in Ireland.

    • Worst Moment
      Drunks in Amsterdam.

    • Biggest Hurdle, Obstacle or Difficulty?
      Getting up early without waking everyone up.

    • Biggest surprise?
      Free breakfasts!

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

  11. Why or why not?
    Don't have to worry about it.

  12. Who is the most memorable person you met in a hostel and why?
    Joey, my bus driver in Ireland, he was just a crazy Irishman.

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

  14. Is there a hostel you'd recommend to other travelers? If so, what is it and where?
    The Shelter Jordan, Amsterdam, Netherlands

  15. Why do you like to travel?
    To see everything, experience everything, the people, the food, the drinks, the craic.

  16. What is your advice for other travelers wanting to stay in hostels?
    Bring flip flops for the showers, a small flashlight for at night, and a sleep sack!