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.
Halloween has come a long way since the Celts celebrated the date as a transition from summer to winter. This year, don’t limit yourself to dressing up in a tacky costume, carving a wonky smile onto a pumpkin, and answering the door to a plague of irritating trick or treaters – head to some truly spooky dwellings, wild street parties or ghoulish haunts around the world instead. Here’s HI’s guide to the eeriest, and coolest, places to be seen this Halloween.
Everyone knows that the Olympics are as much about what goes on within the stadium walls as the party that rages on the streets afterwards. And in 2012, those Games will be taking place in one of the party capitals of the world. Five Crazy Clubs You Can’t Miss During the Olympics.
The HI blog is your resource for the real hostel experience. Find travel tips, advice from fellow travellers, and great news stories and articles from our blog authors, Alex, Lenka and Julian.