- I spent an evening at Nacho Hostel, one of many top-rated hostels within the Philippines.
- An evening’s keep is affordable — simply $6 for a mattress within the combined dorm, and $25 for a non-public room.
- However the hostel was additionally crawling with pests, together with flies and cockroaches.
As Insider’s journey reporter in Singapore, I’ve backpacked in 4 nations throughout Asia and have stayed in a dozen hostels.
Most not too long ago, I visited the Philippines in late June. It is a vacation spot that is famed amongst American backpackers in Asia. In 2019, greater than one million Individuals visited the nation famend for its beautiful seashores, lush jungles, and vibrant cities.
I stayed the evening at Nacho Hostel, a lodge that is simply outdoors Cebu Metropolis in central Philippines. Whereas it is extremely rated on-line, it turned out to be a letdown, due to the various pests crawling across the hostel.