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HI5ive to the world’s best hostels, 2015

You – the jury – have spoken, the votes have been counted and the world’s best hostels have been selected

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Which planet saving superhero are you?

A superhero quiz for the planet? Sounds about right! We are all on a constant mission to reduce our environmental footprint, and with the HI Sustainability Fund Competition running until December 5th 2015, choosing where to start can be an overwhelming

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Hostel of the week: Melbourne – Metro YHA

It’s pretty obvious to a traveller that Melbourne is not like the rest of Australia… The city’s vibe is arty, cosmopolitan and arty. And not forgetting local love for ‘footy’ and pies. You’d be mad to pass up a visit

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The best of both worlds: wild parties in the wilderness

Struggling to choose between a wild round-the-clock party weekend and a rural retreat? No need.

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World Tourism Day: how you make a positive difference through travel

The many ways you help billions of people around the world simply by being a traveller.

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Sleep for Peace, wherever you are

What better way to promote peace than by a big sleepover with the rest of the world?

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Eat your way around New Zealand

Check out some of these excellent edible suggestions from the guys that know best, YHA New Zealand.

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Top vegetarian friendly cities

Get your teeth into our favourite destinations for vegetarians and vegans around the world, and some recommended hotspots to tempt you once you get there.

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Get to know Sa Vinyeta hostel, Menorca

We speak to Hostel Manager Sandra about the friendly faces behind the walls of this beautiful Balearic countryside home.

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Have a hoot with your hens in a hostel

Save money on your hen night accommodation so that you can spend more money on shoes and cocktails.

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