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Surfers on waves

3 reasons to go surfing in France

If you know your sex wax from your grommets, then you’re probably hoping to spend the summer catching some waves. And if you don’t know what we’re on about, then this year could be the time to take up surfing

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Munich after dark

Read our pick of the best nightlife venues in Munich.

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London Tripbook

Visit London on a budget

It’s one of the most exciting and captivating destinations in the world, full of a kaleidoscope of things to see and do from history and architecture to fashion and nightlife – but what are the best ways to make your budget last in London?

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Lyon hostel balcony

From Brazil to France – A Big Blog Exchange adventure part 1

Natália Martins Becattini Pereira swapped Brazil for France when she became one of the lucky winners of the Big Blog Exchange 2013. In this interview, the first of a series of interviews with last year’s winners, Natália tells us why grasping the opportunity to take part in this one-of-a-kind blogging competition was so worth it.

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Harbour Hellesylt Hostel

5 reasons to stay outside in Norway

Norway is a haven for the active traveller and a perfect hostel destination if you’re a lover of the outdoors. Here are our five picks of the best outdoor spots.

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©Dennis Yang

Say namaste to a refreshing yoga break

Do you feel like you need a break from it all? Like there is no end to the week and weekends are too short? Escape the hustle and bustle of your everyday life and opt out for a refreshing yoga break to reward yourself for working so hard.

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Thingyan Festival

Songkran is NOT the craziest water fight in the world!

Tom Williams, of Five Dollar Traveller, tells us about his experience getting drenched at Burma’s Thingyan Festival.

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Your actions count; Be a responsible traveller

If you are one of the more than 1 billion tourists who are travelling the globe every year then YOU have the power to make a difference.

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Crossing a lake using only dog power. Just one more reason you gotta do Canada in the winter.

Snap up sweet prizes in Canada photo contest

Grab your chance to win amazing prizes with Hostelling International Canada and their Best of Backpacking campaign. Help them build the ultimate backpacker guide to Canada by sharing your photos you’ve taken on your travels across the country.

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Group of friends having fun on their bikes

7 trips every twenty-something should take

Why wait to see the world? In today’s guest blog, Gretchelle Quiambao shares her thoughts on how to make the most of being young and care free. Check out her list of the 7 trips every twenty-something should embark on.

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