Backpacking Asia Network is going beyond Asia. Here we are going to feature hostels, events, organizations, restaurants and tour operators operating beyond Asia. The videos below are produced by Backpacking Asia Network in collaboration with itv2.de.

Malta | Il-Forn Art Hostel

If you ever intend to visit Mata, you can stay at Il-Forn Art Hostel located in Birgu. This place offers a great artistic and authentic atmosphere. Clements the host and his wife Noni will make you feel home as soon you enter their hostel.

Mauritius | El Vacancier Maurice

El Vacancier Maurice is a tour operator offering tours and activities in Mauritius to explore the beauty of the island. They have a fantastic tour where you can watch and swim with dolphins. They also take you to visit the GIANT Aldabra tortoises in the La Vanille Natural Park. Although, Mauritius is not a backpacking destination, it offers a range of affordable accommodations as long you travel with someone, so you can share a room or a studio.

Morocco | Trip To The Desert

Visiting Morocco is an affordable way to experience the Sahara. You can book a tour from Marrakesh to the desert of Merzouga with a stop-over in the Atlas mountains for a night. Enjoying the sunset while riding a camel into the desert and watching the Milky Way during the night will remain an unforgettable experience for every traveler.

Portugal | 1878 Hostel | Faro

Faro has developed over the past few years. Travelers start their adventure from here visiting the Algarve region, including Lagoa, Portimao and Lagos. There is a lot of activities and tours available to explore the Ria Formosa Nature Park. One of the experienced tour operators is Formosamar, they take their guest out on a traditional boat where you can learn everything about the Nature Park. A great way to explore the city and the surroundings of Faro is on Segways. Algarvebysegway will take you around on their quiet and intuitive vehicles. 1878 Hostel is a unique and specious place with a great atmosphere where you can meet self minded people and easy plan your Portugal trip. If you never slept in a triple bank-bed, here you get a chance to do it.

Portugal | HUB Newlisbon | Lisbon & Sintra

Lisbon has surprised many backpackers during their Portugal trip. This city is worth a visit and has everything you can expect from an European capital city. HUB Newlistbon is a central located hostel in the heart of Lisbon. There is a great vibe in this hostel. The tour to SINTRA operated by Thewandererstours.com is a fantastic trip to get around the city, up and down the cost and to the magical village of Sintra.

Portugal | Nice Way Hostel | Porto

Porto has been elected Best European Destination 2017 by europeanbestdestinations.com. The city has a great charm and lots of interesting sites to visit. Portowalkers.pt will show you around on their ‘Walking and Port Wine Testing Tours’. Nice Way Hostel is a fun place to stay, close to the São Bento railway station. At Nice Way Hostel you can experience tasty home made food, if you decide to join their Family Dinner.