Posts Tagged "Paris"


(English) Top tips to embrace Valentine’s Day

(English) 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…

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(English) Explore Paris like a local

(English) Guest blogger Emma Neuvonen tells us about getting out of the tourist stream and experiencing what else Paris has in store.

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(English) How to see the City of Light on a budget

(English) Paris is on practically every traveller’s to-do list and the city welcomes thousands of visitors every year. Along with being known as one of the most romantic cities in the world, Paris does have a reputation for being a bit on the pricier side. Find out how to explore the City of Lights on a budget.

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(English) Places to be seen this Halloween

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.

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(English) 100% eco-sustainable hostel opening in the heart of Paris

(English) In May 2013, we have opened our brand new Paris Pajol Hostel, situated conveniently within a five minute walking distance of the Gare du Nord and providing affordable accommodation all year round.

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(English) Five best Expat Bars in Paris

(English) Paris has one of the largest populations of English-speaking transplants around. Many are travellers tired of their home country, professionals placed there by their company, or creatives who have been coming to Paris and seeking inspiration since the literary and artistic migration of the Lost Generation in the early 1900s. And with enough history to spend a lifetime exploring, it’s energetic culture, and decadent nightlife, it’s no wonder why they stay.

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(English) Some of the Best Live Music Venues in Europe

House icons spin new beats while pushing the edge of electronic music as rock gods reunite on legendary stages. Meanwhile, pop divas mesmerize crowds of thousands and notorious rap crews unleash fresh rhymes with fury at packed out places all across the Continent. So book your tickets before they sell out and gear up for a show to remember at some of our favorite live music venues in Europe.

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(English) Special St Valentine’s Day Offers

(English) Every year in February, it is a bit the same story: everybody goes on the quest of the perfect present to impress his Valentine and organize an unforgettable evening. With 120 Hostels located throughout France, the FUAJ proposes to break the routine without breaking the bank!

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(English) Five Budget-Friendly Watering Holes to Hit in Europe This Summer

(English) Finding a budget-friendly place to drink in a large city can be pretty tricky, but Party Earth has provided us with 5 great watering holes to try out this summer!

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(English) 10 FREE things to do in Paris!

(English) Your dream is to spend a couple days in Paris but you think the city is very expensive? There are many free activities in the capital of France and here are a great selection of 10 FREE things to do in the beautiful city of Paris!

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