Attention Travellers!

Calling out for a Travel Fellowship

“Not all those who wander are lost” – JRR Tolkien

When we talk of a thousand miles, we intend to include not just one person but a population of distinct people that share the same resolve – the resolve to travel. In alignment to our vision of making backpacking accessible and easy for fellow travellers in the country, we proudly present to you the AAO Travel Fellowship, a one-of-a-kind fellowship that promises to bring together backpacking travel writers from different parts of the country that will receive a unique opportunity to document and publish the various travel stories that this vast country has to offer.

Ok, allow us to introduce ourselves. We are ‘AAO Hostels’ or  as we would like to believe “the go-to-person” for all your backpacking needs. From finding the right hostel to stay at, to discovering the mouth-watering delicacies of a particular region, AAO has kick-started the movement of ‘easy backpacking’.

And now, we are giving you the chance to become a digital nomad. This is a fully sponsored travel fellowship, where you will travel to the multiple destinations and document your experiences in the form of photographs, articles and videos.

Sounds too good to be true, doesn’t it? What’s the catch you may ask? Well, there’s none! So what are you waiting for? Apply now!

Quick answers to your Questions?

What is AAO Hostels’ travel fellowship?

This is a unique fellowship presented and as a part of which you will  go and visit the places prescribed to you. All you need to do is, to wear your writer’s cap and travel. Yes, quite literally at that!  have to pen down your experiences about the place, the people you meet there, , the local food and culture and everything you can get your hands on pertaining to the region.

Is the travel paid for?


What do you mean by “paid travel”?

We cover your food, accommodation and travel expenses.

Can I submit group applications?

Individual applications only.

What is the selection criteria?

We have a panel of experts/editors who will check your writing style and photography skills. Short video making would be an added advantage.

What is the duration of travel?

We are looking for people who can travel for at least 15 days at a stretch.

Who can apply?

If your age is between 20 and 35 years, apply now and we will get back to you with the results!

Do I get to pick my own route?

The route maps and the duration of your travel will be designed by us.

How many applicants will be selected?

5 only! Go, hit the ‘Apply Now’ button will you?

What is the deadline?

a. Last day of application: November 30th 2017

b. Travel Period: December 2017

Whom do I contact for details?

If you have some more queries, you can reach us at travel@aaohostels.com

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