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Free LA

Free things to do in Los Angeles

Most travellers assume that to have fun in Los Angeles, you’re going to have to spend like a movie star. But, lucky for you, Los Angeles is massive and offers an abundance of free activities. From beaches and lighthouses to

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8 things to do in Tampere

8 things to do in Tampere, Finland

Helsinki and the northern wonderland of Finnish Lapland are the spots tourists tend to visit during a trip to Finland, but there’s a lot going in the middle. Tampere, Finland’s 3rd largest city, offers plenty to see and do, making it

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Hello, Helsinki! Finland’s capital city on a budget.

Notoriously expensive, Finland’s capital city of Helsinki can actually be experienced for less money than you might think. The most popular attractions can be visited for little to no cost, and — of course — we’ve got you covered when

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Visiting Oslo on a budget

With a bit of planning, finding free things to do in Oslo is not as hard as it might seem, even though Norway isn’t exactly known as the cheapest country. Here are some tips on how to experience Oslo while

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The best places to visit in the Netherlands that aren’t Amsterdam

We’ve all done it, visit a country without really visiting it; a trip to France with only a stop in Paris, never leaving Tokyo on a holiday to Japan, or saying we’ve been to Hawai’i when we never left Honolulu. But

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Guide to Amsterdam

Our definitive guide to Amsterdam

Whether you’ve come for the architecture, the Heineken, the history and art, or the, um, nightlife, Amsterdam is a fantastic city with something to offer every kind of traveller. From how to get around and what to eat to the

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Eurotrip on a budget

Do you remember the Christmas Market Competition organised by Hostelling International in collaboration with Interrail and Eurail Passes? We offered you an opportunity to travel around Europe! Our two lucky winners just came back and want to share their experience with

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Ross Castle in Killarney is a 15th century tower house that makes you feel like you've stepped back in time.

8 pictures that will have you booking the next flight to Ireland

A trip to Ireland is like stepping into a fantasy world. So what is it that makes the Emerald Isle so special? Dramatic seaside cliffs, rolling green hills dotted with sheep as far as the eye can see, and 15th

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Barangaroo Reserve

The 10 Sydney experiences you can’t miss

DON’T LEAVE THE HARBOUR CITY WITHOUT TICKING THESE OFF YOUR BUCKET LIST . . . CLIMB THE SYDNEY HARBOUR BRIDGE Scale the iconic ‘coat hanger’ to enjoy jaw-dropping 360-degree views of the Harbour City. Book now with YHA! CHECK OUT THE

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Chasing Iceland’s Best Waterfalls

Iceland is growing more and more in popularity among tourists every year, and it’s not hard to see why – it’s an island of otherworldly beauty covered in glaciers that glitter blue in the light, 130 inactive and bubbling, smoldering

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