Posts Tagged "Hostels"

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(English) Sleep for Peace with HI-USA

Each year the International Day of Peace is observed around the world on September 21. The General Assembly has declared this as a day devoted to strengthening the ideals of peace, both within and among all nations and people. To mark this important day, HI-USA has started the first-ever network-wide effort, Sleep for Peace

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(English) Kunming Heart 2 Heart Youth Hostel, China, houses an award-winning social project

Kunming Heart 2 Heart Youth Hostel has won a Bronze Award for Creative Charity Project in the 2013 China National Charity Contest.

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(English) The HI guide to Oktoberfest

Get ready for over two weeks of lederhosen-wearing men, barmaids trussed up in dirndls enthusiastically serving up frothy steins of Bavarian beer, traditional German food and oom-pah bands all from the atmospheric confines of a hop-scented beer tent.

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(English) Autumn festivals in Ireland

Whether your great-aunt Maeve is Irish, you’ve always wanted to experience Irish culture, or you just want to head over for the ‘craic’ (fun), this year is the time to head over to Ireland. With so many events happening this autumn in the Emerald Isle, we’ve rounded up some of the best for you.

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(English) How to choose a hostel

Every journey starts at home, behind a computer, when we are deciding where to go. Then we buy the plane ticket and choose a hostel, which is a very important part of our journey, for it’s a place where we’ll rest and gather strength for the next day.

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(English) SEVEN days, FIVE hostels, THREE musicians and ROSIE

This was a fantastic summer for the UK music scene, YHA and hostelling.
The Intermission Project, one of the UK’s most exciting, unsigned bands, joined YHA for a road trip of a lifetime. Setting off from London, the band and Rosie (the coolest VW van) weaved their way across South England for seven days. The talented fellas (Jim, Alex and Charlie) stayed at five YHA hostels, took part in adrenaline fuelled activities and played live sessions at three stunning YHA locations.

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(English) Copenhagen on a budget

It’s true that for budget travelers Scandinavia is not on top of their destination list simply because of the high cost of most of the cities. However, visiting Copenhagen does not have to be reserved for the well off. Budget travelers can also enjoy the city and will be won over by the city’s secret money-saving options.

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(English) Your Australian Wildlife Travel Guide

Australia is one of only 12 ‘megadiverse’ countries which account for 75% of the world’s total biodiversity.

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(English) Don’t leave the dog at home! Holiday in a hostel!

The days are long gone when families were forced to leave their pet pooches at home when they organised their annual holiday.

According to a recent report by MedicAnimal.com, nine out of 10 Brits took their hounds on holiday with them in the UK and one in eight were actually packing the pet passport and travelling abroad with their four-legged friend to the continent.

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(English) Scandinavia: the top of Europe!

Visit this magnificent part of the world and enjoy a taste of Finland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Iceland – all in 10 days!

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