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7 awesome Canadian festivals for music, art and culture-lovers

Festivals are some of the most exciting, engaging and all immersive experiences out there for music, arts and culture lovers. Small local festivals and big, world-renowned festivals entice people to hop in a car, train or plane and travel to

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Sustainable Tourism through Hostelling – Celebrate 2017 with us!

We celebrate the UN Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development…because it’s our mission (since 1932)! The UN has declared 2017 International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development. Our reaction when we heard about it: We were not going to miss

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7 Music Festivals in Australia You Don’t Want To Miss

In many ways, the music festival is the ultimate party: sun, friends, music, dancing – all the best things in life. Australians love a good music festival and no trip down under is complete without a weekend road trip to

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Meet the 2016 HI Sustainability Fund Competition winners!

The 2016 HI Sustainability Fund Competition has been very exciting, with serious candidates showing the depth of their commitment to sustainability. The general public, our sustainability coordinators and a panel of international jury, have voted and we are pleased to

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Vietnam and the Hanoi Rendezvous Hotel: Welcoming you with open arms

What’s your first impression upon hearing “Vietnam”? A civil war? A destination renowned for infamously good Pho? Vietnam is arguably one of the most utterly exotic and appealing countries in the world. This destination is an embodiment of mystery and

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HI5ives! Hostel Awards 2016 Winners announced

It’s that time of the year again and we are very proud to announce the winners of our hostel awards. Big congratulations to the staff of these amazing hostels, now let’s see who the winners are… Best hostel: Hi Seoul

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Stayokay Utrecht – Centrum has officially opened in the Netherlands!

Stay inexpensively in Utrecht in Stayokay’s new youth hostel! Stayokay Utrecht – Centrum has a modern, new look and places you right in the heart of the action: Utrecht’s city centre. “This is our flagship hostel, a place where everyone

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The HI Sustainability Fund Competition is back! Vote now

**The voting period is now closed. Winning projects announced HERE!** What about you have your say in a competition that will award our hostels with over £18,000? Scroll down, pick your favourite project (you can even vote for two!), and

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Shine Blue for Peace! – Sleep for Peace 2016

Our hostels will undertake a serious makeover by turning blue to celebrate the International Day of Peace. Not only will we celebrate with you on the 21st of September, but we decided to make it last and stretch the party

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Top 6 things to do while backpacking in the Nordic countries

Planning your next adventure and want to see the magnificent north of Europe? We have the best tips for backpackers who want to explore the beautiful Nordic countries: Sweden, Norway, Finland, Denmark and Iceland on a budget. 1. Northern Lights

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