When travelling, and after you've travelled to a few places and met a few people from all over the world. You'll often get invited to stay with them and their family when visiting their country. And you should definitely take them up on the offer.
Hostels are great fun, i love them, you get to meet loads of new people from all over the world, and you never know what you're going to be doing from one day to the next, or who you're going to meet. But i have had a few chances to stay with local families when travelling, and i have had incredible experiences, that i'll never forget.
There are many alternatives to staying hostels, that may offer you a totally different experience. Staying in hostels is great fun, i love it. But it's always cool to try something new, you never know you might like it more, and it might offer new opportunities and give you a really awesome adventure. So here are six cheaper alternatives to staying in hostels, if you want to try something different.