If you’re studying abroad, backpacking, or on a leisurely vacation, chances are you want to experience the destination in all its glory. Often the first places that enthused travelers are itching to check out are historical monuments, museums, clubs, bars, and restaurants. However, there is one destination that is truly underrated: parks. Here are some of the incredible parks you can’t miss when gallivanting around Europe this summer.
Category: Inspire Me
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.
It’s one of the most-watched television events in the world. And this year an estimated 125 million people from throughout Europe will be tuning in on May 18 to support the singing sensation from their country.
Chances are you have heard one or two things about Amsterdam already! A liberal city full of juxtapositions, this is a place that you just have to see for yourself to fully understand its quirks! I thought I would share some of my highlights from the weekend that show a different side to The Dam…
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.
Are you planning to party your way through the summer and rave whilst feeling the sand between your toes? If the answer is yes, then read on. Hostelling International has some of the best beach parties’ locations, where clothing is just optional, music is compulsory and fun is all part of the plan.
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?
The month of May is a fantastic time of year in Amsterdam. Spring is in full swing, all of the pavement cafés are packed with happy people and a variety of special events are organised. Can we count you in?
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.