Making friends as an adult is hard. And dating in a metropolitan city is even harder. From the need for instant gratification to the bias of dating apps, it is hard to find people that we share real connections with. But if you are someone who has moved away from your hometown and childhood friends and is seeking to find real connections, Small World is a hostel and cafe venture that began in Bangalore and now has franchies in Pune and Hyderabad as well. While it is a great hostel for those who are on the go, the best part of the venture is their idea to truly make the world a smaller place - through activities.
Keeping in mind that it is hard to meet people and harder even to real connections, the establishment organises experiences that foster connections. From pottery workshops to open mics and even speed dating, Small World Hostels have redefined the hostel experience, creating an environment that encourages exploration, cultural exchange, and the formation of lifelong friendships.
The standout feature of Small World Hostels is their commitment to hosting a wide range of weekly networking events. These events are carefully curated to provide an immersive experience that encourages guests to step out of their comfort zones, explore new activities, and most importantly, connect with fellow travellers and locals alike. In partnership with local experts, Small World Hostels offer weekly pottery workshops that allow people to tap into their artistic side. Participants can shape and mould clay into unique creations while forging connections with fellow attendees.
For those with a penchant for performance, Small World hosts open mic nights that provide a platform to showcase talents, be it music, poetry, comedy or any other creative expression. For those who love to move, their Bachata Social events are one to check out. But some of their most interesting experiences include events like speed dating, blind dating, chai dates and much more. They also have clothing swap parties, lady’s only nights, human library sessions, Acro yoga and mixology workshops. If you’re someone who loves to try new things, Small World Hostels is a great way for you to dip your toes into the pool of these varied interests.
By providing a space for people of all walks, but especially those who are new to the city, to engage with and show off their interests, Small World Hostels is serving a much-needed purpose. With multiple events almost every day, they have created a vibrant community of people who including the guests staying at the hostels, as well as those who drop by to be a part of the community events and make new friends and forge new connections. So, whether you're seeking artistic inspiration, meaningful conversations, or a chance at love, Small World is a place to seek out if you’re in Bangalore, Hyderabad or Pune.
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