Tacos and tequila. Beaches and botanic gardens. Home to 24 Hostelling International hostels and endless attractions, Mexico is a diverse and fascinating country and it’s waiting for you to explore it.
Category: Things to do
Figuring out the best way to explore this mammoth icon might seem a bit daunting; which country is best to view the falls from, Argentina or Brasil? which is the better experience, should you just go to both? few simple tips that make doing it yourself fun and easy, and guarantee a memorable experience.
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.
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).
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…
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?
‘16 Kids and Counting’ is one of the surprise TV hits of the spring. Following in the footsteps of families which buck the norm by having supersized broods, the Channel 4 programme has shown that an annual holiday can be difficult to organise and expensive.