An Óige – The Irish Youth Hostel Association, has officially launched Craic ‘n’ Crash – their new Adventure Events team. Don’t underestimate the endless possibilities of the Emerald Isle for enjoying exciting, adrenaline-fuelled sports such as surfing, rock-climbing, mountain-biking and abseiling. Read on to find out how you can win two free places on the Connemara Hiking Adventure in the Twelve Bens this June.
Explore Iguaçu Falls, raw power, mesmerising views and the magnificent beauty of tropical jungles surrounding one of the greatest wonders of the world will make your heart beat faster and give you memories to cherish for a lifetime.
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
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?
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.
Join the Mexican wave of worldwide blackout and challenge your friends and family to go beyond the hour. Think of actions that could reduce your environmental footprint as together we can make a change and create a brighter future for our planet. Here are just a few of the things that are happening in the HI world in support of Earth Hour 2014.
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.
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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