Monday 3 March is World Wildlife Day and a great opportunity to celebrate the stunning and varied species of the world’s wild fauna. Here at HI, we’ve come up with a list of five unique face-to-face animal encounters for true nature lovers.
Category: Things to do
In today’s guest blog, Carmen Cristina Carpio shares some of her favourite sights from Oslo in Norway.
Want to be more than a spectator of the Winter Olympics? Make your own global sporting Olympics with HI and try your hand at some Olympic sports in the world’s best snowy spots!
The Chinese Year of the Horse canters in on 31 January, bringing a new year and a time to think about new plans. We highlight some hostel destinations which offer riding, trekking or the chance to get close to our horsey friends.
January and February are the months of HI-USA’s Great Hostel Give Back – a scheme encouraging groups of 10 or more travellers to get involved in the local community by offering a minimum of 2 hours of their time each day of their stay to a volunteer project. In return, volunteers get to stay at the hostel free of charge!
Hostellers Sarah and Alex tell us about their tattoos they have had to mark their travels around the world.
Guest blogger Emma Neuvonen tells us about getting out of the tourist stream and experiencing what else Paris has in store.
Known as the ‘Land of the Rising Sun’ this region of Asia is an incredible and spirited place to visit – history meets futurism and tradition contrasted with forward-thinking trends.
Love it or hate it, everyone has to do it. Yes, that’s right – finding the perfect gift for your families, friends and loved ones.
The World Cup, starting in June, has turned Brazil on its head with the building and renovation of stadiums across the country, creating some of the most impressive venues in sport. Here’s are top three to visit.