After buying a plane ticket the next step is finding a place to stay! In 2017, hotels are not the only option for housing. Two of the most popular ways to live while traveling are hostels and Airbnbs. The dilemma is deciding when to choose a hostel and when to book an Airbnb. I’ve used both and had only one sketchy experience that turned out fine in the end. I’ve found that different trips require distinct housing situations so I’m here to break down 6 ways to make these housing decisions easier!