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New Guide to Hostels Shows Explosion in Quntity & Qality--They Aren’t Just for Youth Anymore
Hostels are the biggest news in years for budget travel, and this is the book that documents and catalogs them. It also the first of a series of directories to cover the entire world, and is a new paradigm of travel guide.
“Travel widely and travel wisely,” Karges advises, and that’s his travel philosophy in a nutshell. That’s what he’s done, in one hundred fifty countries over the course of forty years, much of it described in intimate detail and vivid prose in his previous travel book, “Hypertravel:
There’s more, too; more books, that is, first and foremost the companion guide to Europe’s other half, Eastern Europe, with exotic locales and services similar to the West, all at half the price. Yes, now you can travel by bus, train and plane all over Eastern Europe with scarcely so much as an entry stamp to clutter up your passport, and even fewer visas; there will be hostels to stay in once you get there. The second book of the series is named and patterned after the first: “Backpackers and Flashpackers in Eastern Europe: 500 Hostels in 100 Cities in 25 Countries.” The book is currently being finalized for publication.
Hypertravel Books is a newly formed imprint in Los Angeles, CA, with the mission to promote smart travel.
Karges can be contacted at hyper.travel@