Category Archive for "Destinations"

Open Face Sandwiches

10 foods you should try when you visit Denmark

Every country has its special cuisine. Denmark is no different. From appetizers to desserts, you can find a choice of delicious foods and specialties. Most people know about Danish butter cookies (småkager), and liquorice (lakrids), but what about other meals

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Glenfinnan Viaduct

Scotland Bucket List

If you’re thinking of hostelling in Scotland, then we have the ultimate bucket list for you to make your trip to Scotland one to remember forever. Here are 5 top places to visit: 1. Experience the Glenfinnan Viaduct The Glenfinnan

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Craigievar Castle

Aberdeenshire Castle Trail

You may be very surprised to find out that there are some magnificent castles all less than an hour’s drive from our Aberdeen Youth Hostel. Yes, it’s true! Dunnottar Castle How long will it take: 25 minutes’ drive from Aberdeen Youth Hostel.

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Unique Hostels

Our most unique hostels

Our hostels are a lot like our guests – they’re based in every corner of the world, every one is unique, and each has its own story to share. From bare bones to elaborate setups, from refurbished old castles to modern and purpose-built, our thousands of

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Brighton Pier

The best of Brighton

Leisure and pleasure are Brighton’s raisons d’être. Ever since the profligate Prince Regent swaggered down here in 1783 with his motley entourage, Brighton’s reputation as a good-time town has only continued to grow. Throughout its history, from the arrival of

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London

YHA England & Wales share their favourite rooftop bars in London

With one of the world’s most impressive and recognisable skylines, there are few superior places to enjoy a rooftop drink or a bite to eat than in London. The city boasts a number of excellent establishments, with a variety of

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View from Kjeragbolten

Is this Norway’s most amazing place to take a picture?

So you have decided to go to Norway and are looking for the best place for a spectacular picture? If you’re not afraid of hights, we might have found it for you… Every summer, Norwegians and foreigners alike travel to

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Hovedøya

The best summertime swimming spots in Oslo

Norway might sound like a cold and arctic travel destination. This might be true for some (northern) regions of the country, but during summer, capital city Oslo turns into a vibrant and surprisingly warm city. During hot days, there’s nothing

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Ferris wheel and bungee jumping at Scheveningen

History, bungee jumping, and giant tulips in The Hague

Did you know that while Amsterdam is the capital of the Netherlands, it’s actually The Hague where you can find the Dutch parliament? Not only that, but the coastal city is to the home the International Court of Justice. Looking for something

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Gaia

Street art walk in Ostend, Belgium

Hostel De Ploate is located at the very heart of the Belgian seaside resort, next to the beach, the shopping area, the finest restaurants and some of the best street art murals in Ostend. Since 2016, in fact, Ostend has been

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