Category Archive for "General"

Copenhagen

A budget-friendly guide to Copenhagen

Why visitors Fall in Love with Wonderful Copenhagen “Don’t think you are better than or know more than others,” advises Aksel Sandemose, founder of the law of Jante. Danes stay true to the concept that everyone has the same rights,

Read More
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

Read More
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

Read More
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

Read More
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

Read More
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

Read More
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

Read More
Amsterdam

6 of our favourite ways to spend an afternoon in Amsterdam

Looking for a way to spend an afternoon in Amsterdam? This culturally rich capital city has plenty to offer, with no shortage of ways to pass the time. For starters, you could visit one of the many, many museums; take

Read More
Flower Carpet

10 festivals in Brussels for every time of the year

Belgium is home to dozens and dozens of festivals which take on everything from EDM and jazz to carnival to – of course – chocolate and beer! It should come as no surprise then that its capital city, Brussels, has

Read More
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

Read More

HI Newsletter

Don't miss out on great deals, discounts and travel tips. Create an account today and sign up for the monthly HI Newsletter.

Create an account