Where to stay?
HostelWorld is one the best resources to find not only a good bed to sleep at night, but also the experience you want to live during your trip.
Go in now and find your next home away from home.
How to stay safe?
SafetyWing is the insurance made for travelers who want to be flexible in time and location, while still saving money. At only about $40 per 4 weeks, Nomad Insurance gives you a very complete worldwide travel medical coverage. This means that you are covered against both medical and travel related issues.
Good news are that you can buy it now, even if you are already traveling.