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Celebrate Diversity: Cultural Festivals Around the World 🎉

Imagine embarking on a vibrant adventure, one that immerses you in the heart and soul of diverse cultures through their most cherished festivals. Reflecting centuries-old traditions, rich histories, and the collective joy of communities, festivals are the lifeblood of societies. Join

2024 Top LGBTQIA+ Friendly Destinations

In 2024, several countries stand out for their vibrant LGBTQIA+ communities, strong legal protections, and inclusive atmospheres. Here are the top five LGBTQIA+ friendly destinations to consider for your next adventure: 1. Canada Canada continues to be a leader in

Summer Adventure Awaits! Discover the Great Outdoors with HI

Embark on an unforgettable journey through nature’s playground as we delve into the myriad of outdoor adventures awaiting you this summer. From serene hikes to adrenaline-pumping activities, let’s uncover the wonders of the wilderness together. From Switzerland to Japan, Luxembourg

Stay Connected and Save the Planet with Airalo

Hey there, explorers! Get ready to roam the world while staying totally connected! We’ve got some awesome news: Hostelling International is teaming up with Airalo, the coolest eSIM company out there! Airalo  is the world’s first eSIM store who offers affordable

Exploring Belgium: A Tapestry of Diversity and Charm

Nestled in the heart of Western Europe, Belgium offers diverse landscapes and rich cultural heritage. From the vibrant streets of its bustling cities, each with its own unique character and charm, to the serene tranquillity of its countryside. This country beckons

Expanding Horizons: HI’s New Partnership with EYCA

We’re thrilled to announce Hostelling International’s latest endeavour: a global partnership with the European Youth Card Association (EYCA). This collaboration aims to unlock additional benefits and opportunities for young travellers worldwide! EYCA, a non-profit organisation, stands as a beacon of youth mobility

Certified Sustainable Hostels

At HI we know the future of travel depends on sustainable choices made by us and you. Our HI Quality & Sustainability Management system ensures that the HI Hostel you choose is committed to sustainability and working towards a better

Exploring Switzerland’s Splendour With Hostelling International

Welcome to Switzerland, the land of stunning landscapes, charming cities, and unparalleled hospitality. The first thing to greet you will be the crisp Alpine air and the promise of adventure. From Zurich to Lausanne, let us take you on an unforgettable

Empowering Women Through Travel

International Women’s Day is a time to celebrate the achievements and contributions of women around the world. One area where women have made significant strides is in the realm of travel. From solo adventurers to group explorers, women have been

Through Her Lens: Destination Highlights by Female Travellers

Travelling is not just about reaching a destination; it’s about immersing oneself in new cultures, exploring hidden gems, and experiencing the world through a different lens. In this blog post, we’re thrilled to showcase destination highlights from the perspective of