Backpacker hostels go modern: Sleep in a repurposed Boeing 747 or among bookshelves

Caoji Book Inn has dormitory beds that are tucked into cosy bookshelf nooks.
Caoji Book Inn has dormitory beds that are tucked into cosy bookshelf nooks. PHOTO: JACLYNN SEAH

SINGAPORE - When Ms Jaclynn Seah, 35, travels alone, she stays in backpacker hostels about 90 per cent of the time.

Besides being affordable and places where it is easy to meet other travellers, some hostels are even more well designed than budget hotels.

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