The people who go to sleep gazing into their phones. Wake up to their phones. Have breakfast with their phones. Hover silently in the common room, on their phones. Go to the bathroom, phones. I hope you had a good holiday. Phones.
There has to be a line between feeling good about your own body, and feeling good letting other people know how good you feel about your body. I've seen too many schlongs while on the road. Schlongs I definitely didn't need to see. Schlongs that could've been cured by a common towel.
The Really Sick Guy
Sadly, I've been this guy far too often. A random bug gets in your blood and you need to use that communal bathroom every 15 minutes. For two whole days your bowels precede you.
The Girl Way Too Hot to Sleep in a Mixed Dorm
I take it back, she's not the worst. I'm grateful she was here these past couple of days. Remember when she was here? Sigh.
"There were these Swedish kids in Townsville, Australia who tried to make me drink meths," a fellow journalist named Simon Sylvester wrote. "'You wanna try this, dude? It totally burns,' they said." Technically these guys aren't in every hostel, nor are they necessarily the worst. But, you know. Avoid.