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
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.
The summer holidays may be over, schools have started again and the days are becoming shorter. But this does not mean you have to wait until next summer to get away. Now is the perfect time to make some fun plans for the autumn and with discounts of up to 15% at Stayokay hostels in the Netherlands you don’t have to worry about breaking the bank.
China’s capital is a cultural jewel, with fascinating historical sites scattered in and around the city. With so many locations worth exploring, it’s hard to know where to start. You would need a lot more time than I had there to see everything, but here are the 8 things I managed to fit into three action packed days in Beijing.
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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