Posts Tagged "USA"

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(English) Rally a group of friends for Valentine’s Day!

(English) Oh no. The time is almost upon us when smug marrieds or those who are ‘in a relationship’ break out the big romance guns and celebrate Valentine’s Day.

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(English) Top tips to boycott Valentine’s Day

(English) 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…

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(English) Chasing dreams in Los Angeles

(English) Joyce Vos dreamed of travelling to Los Angeles for over a decade. In her guest blog for HI, she tells us what it was like to finally arrive in this eclectic and breathtaking city in the USA.

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(English) HI-USA gets in STEP with sustainability

Find out more about HI-USA winning third prize in Hostelling International’s Sustainability Fund 2013.

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(English) Top 3 USA Thanksgiving Day parades

(English) It’s approaching that time of year again when the USA take a day to say thanks and spend time with family around a table heaving with turkey, stuffing, vegetables and pumpkin pie.

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(English) HI hostels are not just for sleeping

(English) Hi Hostels are not just about beds! We show you how three of our hostels offer you the chance to hear bands, learn a language – and get married.

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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) 7 things NOT to pack for your hostel stay

(English) Whether you’re at a small, intimate hostel or one with hundreds of beds, space is valuable. If you’re staying in hostels, you should pack light so that you can always be ready for the next adventure. Do your bit to be a good room-mate and keep your belongings in your area, not spread all around the room. Below are seven items you can safely leave at home. I’ve made the mistake of bringing all of them. Now I can confidently tell you that you DON’T need them.

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(English) Sleep for Peace with HI-USA

(English) 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) How to see New York City on a budget

(English) Summer time is here; it is time for bikinis, beer, and best of all, travel. For some people summer means a break from school, and for others, it’s an excuse for an extended vacation from work. Regardless, it is the most highly anticipated season of the year. If you make your way to The Big Apple and are looking to find some things to do in NYC without breaking the bank, we’ve got the best itinerary for you.

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