Ah, Alsace! It is usually known for the beauty of its half-timbered houses, its renowned gastronomy and its famous Christmas markets. However, it is also a cultural crossroads in the heart of Europe.
If you’re looking for excitement and adventure this winter look to the French Alps, which are famous for their beauty and access to numerous outdoor activities including skiing and mountaineering, making them a popular holiday destination.
Imagine snow-capped mountains, a bright blue sky, gliding down the slopes, breathing in the fresh mountain air, sitting in a ski hut drinking hot chocolate or coffee with schnapps, then at the end of the day returning to a cosy, welcoming hostel where a delicious dinner awaits you. Wouldn’t that be the perfect winter holiday?
In today’s guest blog, Carmen Cristina Carpio shares some of her favourite sights from around the Stavanger Region in Norway.
It’s approaching that time of year again when the USA take a day to say thanks and spend time with family around a table heaving with turkey, stuffing, vegetables and pumpkin pie.
Hostelling International has been given an Ambassador for Peace Award for its work encouraging young people to travel in order to break down cultural barriers and promote peace.
Which of you fun-loving folks are heading off to Rio for Fifa’s World Cup 2014? Incomparable natural beauty and the Cariocas will definitely make your football experience truly unforgettable.
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.
Guest blogger Lance van den Heever-Liebenberg shares his top three free things to do in Bangkok.
Famous for its idyllic river landscapes, historical cities and some of the best wine-producing areas in the country, Rhineland transforms into a Christmas wonderland at this time of year.