This year, the Earth Hour which took place on 23rd of March attracted a massive international interest. Many National Associations and Hostels within the HI network contributed to its success, motivating others to join.
Earth Hour is the largest movement celebrating human actions towards more sustainable planet and once again it’s nearly upon us. Even though our planet is currently facing various environmental issues, there is still a chance to make impossible possible and make the world we live in a better place not just for us but also for following generations.
Are you a blogger? Have you ever thought about swapping lives, places, cultures and BLOGS with someone across the globe? We’re offering a unique, once in a lifetime chance to do just this.
Recently, two of our long term backpackers were kind enough to make us a ‘Best of Apollo Bay’ scrapbook, full of all the best bits of their trip down the Great Ocean Road…we hope it inspires you to start your own journey.
Two Reykjavik Hostels are hosting a free documentary night every week, open to everybody, with screenings about environmental-sustainability issues and Icelandic culture.
The country is the best place to have an adventure in Victoria! If you are looking for something unique, that will give you material for some amazing stories to write home about, check out the Grampians Eco YHA.
SYHA Hostelling Scotland’s eco Youth Hostel, Loch Ossian won a UK Water Efficiency Award this month at the Environment Agency and Waterwise biannual UK Water Efficiency Awards 2012
The first global research undertaken through the youth hostel network shows that Hostelling International is leading the way. Check out the results from our Sustainable Travel Survey!
Five fisherman who checked into Coles Bay YHA in Tasmania, Australia, one afternoon last week were the first to meet an unusual hostel guest on their way to dinner – a seal!
Sustainability through Hostelling: ‘Every Small Drop Counts’ is a YHA China program specially designed to provide an opportunity for hostel managers to achieve a better understanding of conservation and sustainability.