Bled is an enchanting Alpine town, bursting with immense natural beauty, and renowned for its mild climate and thermal lake waters. Read on for HI’s top 5 reasons for visiting this charming town in Slovenia.
January and February are the months of HI-USA’s Great Hostel Give Back – a scheme encouraging groups of 10 or more travellers to get involved in the local community by offering a minimum of 2 hours of their time each day of their stay to a volunteer project. In return, volunteers get to stay at the hostel free of charge!
If you’re one of the lucky ones to have found love, then say HI to romance! Take Valentine’s Day in your arms, let it into your heart and give yourself completely to this special occasion. Plan ahead and the cost of Valentines won’t break your heart. With HI hostels offering private rooms, you and your sweetheart can still experience a perfect, romantic getaway on a budget…
Yes we’re talking about Valentine’s Day already; when you’re single, it pays to be prepared. Don’t let this enforced romantic ritual get you down; here are our suggestions for the best ways to avoid the reek of romance…
If you’re off to Belo Horizonte for the Fifa World Cup 2014, then you’re in for a treat. Framed by the beautiful Serra do Curral mountains, the capital city of the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais is easy to get around and offers plenty to do between matches.
Are you thinking about Christmas shopping yet or maybe you’re just a classic shopaholic? Whichever you may be, it goes without saying that everyone loves a bargain! Read on for our pick of the three shopping destinations that won’t break the bank.
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