Melinda from the Southern Region of Australia headed to Apollo Bay Eco YHA for the first time, she had heard great things about it…and was not disappointed.
Germany for young people – vibrant, fashionable, innovative
One in four of us have never been to a river and one in 10 couldn’t identify a badger, according to new research from the youth hostelling charity YHA (England and Wales).
As one of the largest blogging competitions in history, we were absolutely amazed to have 1,173 participants, from all over the globe, take part in the Big Blog Exchange this year. Our 16 winners have been chosen, and their exchange destinations have been revealed – but all is not yet over.
Slovenia, which offers a wide variety of activities to suit travellers of all ages, is a great destination to visit at any season of the year. Here are some of the wonderful offers Hostelling International members can enjoy, where they will welcome you and give you a special discount on their regular offer.
Paris has one of the largest populations of English-speaking transplants around. Many are travellers tired of their home country, professionals placed there by their company, or creatives who have been coming to Paris and seeking inspiration since the literary and artistic migration of the Lost Generation in the early 1900s. And with enough history to spend a lifetime exploring, it’s energetic culture, and decadent nightlife, it’s no wonder why they stay.
When talking with other travellers in South America about the best country they have visited, I have found that the answer is almost always Colombia. The recent slogan that has appeared in Colombian tourism advertising, “the only risk is wanting to stay”, couldn’t be more accurate, however the news that it is a favourite with backpackers still comes as a surprise to a lot of people. So why so much love for Colombia?
Hostelling International welcomes a new hostel on Vancouver Island HI-Cumberland, Riding Fool Hostel
Situated in the historic town of Cumberland, in the heart of the Comox Valley, HI-Cumberland, Riding Fool Hostel provides an important budget option to travellers visiting this popular tourist destination.
This year offers a great programme organized by young people for young people. Multiple events throughout the next few months are talking about subjects that are of youngsters’ interest. Topics include- creativity, sports, future employment, education, housing issues, ecology and intercultural integration. This project is created by volunteers, including travellers! You could become a part of something new and exciting!
It’s the 3rd of April, and all bloggers have officially 12 days left to join, encourage readers, friends and families to vote.