Category Archive for "Inspire Me"

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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Toronto

22 free things to do in Toronto

There are the givens: walk this and that street, visit this landmark and that monument, check out this urban hike and go see the view from that point. Toronto is fast becoming (or has become, I should say) a hip

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Vancouver Island

A guide to the best spots on Vancouver Island

Way, way on Canada’s West Coast there’s a bit of a tropical island. Okay, it’s not technically tropical, but it is technically a rainforest (just a temperate one), and this special coastal climate means the island gets mild weather year-round

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airport

How to master your next stopover

Why visit just one country when a stopover can let you see two for little-to-no extra cost? Many airlines permit a stopover on their transit routes, and making the most of it means you can experience the cafés in Paris or hit

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12 pictures of Norway that will give you major wanderlust

12 pictures of Norway that will give you major wanderlust

Norway is one of those places that’s so beautiful, it almost hurts, and we’ve got 12 pictures to prove it. So pack a warm jacket (Norway can get pretty chilly) and some hiking boots, because you’re about to catch an incurable

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Sunrise over the Sydney Opera House

How to spend 48 hours in Sydney

From the top of the Bridge to the bottom of the Harbour, YHA’s Tom Smith takes you on a two-day tour of Australia’s biggest city. Day One Let’s start our two-day itinerary at the top – literally – with a

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Goðafoss

Chasing Iceland’s Best Waterfalls

Iceland is growing more and more in popularity among tourists every year, and it’s not hard to see why – it’s an island of otherworldly beauty covered in glaciers that glitter blue in the light, 130 inactive and bubbling, smoldering

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whoa, that eclipse is amazing!

Great American Total Solar Eclipse

On 21 August, celestial enthusiasts and casual stargazers alike across parts of the U.S. will be treated to a total solar eclipse, the country’s first in 38 years. The total eclipse will be viewable from certain locations in Oregon, Idaho, Wyoming, Nebraska,

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Top 5 Coolest Hostels in France

Great accommodation is just as much a part of an exciting trip as the destination itself. Here is a selection of five unusual HI Youth Hostels. An abbey in the Périgord region The Cistercian Abbey of Cadouin (12th century) is

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