In today’s guest blog, Carmen Cristina Carpio shares some of her favourite sights from around the Stavanger Region in Norway.
Guest blogger Lance van den Heever-Liebenberg shares his top three free things to do in Bangkok.
Paris is on practically every traveller’s to-do list and the city welcomes thousands of visitors every year. Along with being known as one of the most romantic cities in the world, Paris does have a reputation for being a bit on the pricier side. Find out how to explore the City of Lights on a budget.
Helsinki, as well as the whole of Finland, has a reputation as an expensive destination. But if you know where to look, you can find and do a lot of fun and interesting things without spending a single euro.
Anja Turk, who works at Hostelling International, Slovenia, takes us along on her adventure through the country – starting with a car breakdown!
In these tight economic times, it seems almost ludicrous that a working family would actually have the means to take a vacation, let alone one to Germany, the beating economic heart of Europe.
Whether you’re at a small, intimate hostel or one with hundreds of beds, space is valuable. If you’re staying in hostels, you should pack light so that you can always be ready for the next adventure. Do your bit to be a good room-mate and keep your belongings in your area, not spread all around the room. Below are seven items you can safely leave at home. I’ve made the mistake of bringing all of them. Now I can confidently tell you that you DON’T need them.
China’s capital is a cultural jewel, with fascinating historical sites scattered in and around the city. With so many locations worth exploring, it’s hard to know where to start. You would need a lot more time than I had there to see everything, but here are the 8 things I managed to fit into three action packed days in Beijing.
Every journey starts at home, behind a computer, when we are deciding where to go. Then we buy the plane ticket and choose a hostel, which is a very important part of our journey, for it’s a place where we’ll rest and gather strength for the next day.
Deciding to exercise whilst travelling is the biggest step you can take towards improving your health and fitness, but it’s important to accept that you won’t be able to follow the same routine you would at home. It’s time to get you a specific action plan that you can take with you on your next trip, whether its for a day or a year.