At HI we have developed unique, quality and sustainability agreed standards for all our hostels, known as the HI Standards. Why is this important? Because we believe in Sustainable Hostelling for a better world. We believe in offering safe environments, such as our hostels for everyone to experience the wonders of the
If you want to whisk your partner off somewhere special on February 14th, but can’t afford a lavishly expensive break during the Valentine’s season, then Hostelling International have the perfect solution to suit your budget and impress your loved one.
This year’s edition of Sleep for Peace is coming up soon, and we want to tell you all about it! Peace means something different to everybody, that’s why we sometimes need to Agree to Disagree. What does peace mean to
Flanders has a rich history and culture is present on every street corner of the 6 Art Cities of Flanders: Antwerp, Bruges, Brussels, Ghent, Leuven & Mechelen. Since Flanders is also a gourmet’s paradise, we present you some of the
I know you are wondering if this is even possible, I mean Banff does seem like one of those magical places that only the rich and famous could afford. A little known fact is that people living and working in Banff are
Budapest is a city perfect for architecture aficionados and leisure lovers, and has been growing in popularity in recent years – and it’s not hard to see why. With a wealth of beautiful buildings to admire, numerous thermal baths to choose
If you’re thinking of hostelling in Scotland, then we have the ultimate bucket list for you to make your trip to Scotland one to remember forever. Here are 5 top places to visit: 1. Experience the Glenfinnan Viaduct The Glenfinnan
Our hostels are a lot like our guests – they’re based in every corner of the world, every one is unique, and each has its own story to share. From bare bones to elaborate setups, from refurbished old castles to modern and purpose-built, our thousands of
Opening mid-May – HI Cahors, France The Hi Cahors Hostel is a very light hostel with extraordinary views of the famous bridge of Valentré, a UNESCO site also listed as a Historical Monument. The hostel sits in the Saint-Jacques-de- Compostela
Great accommodation is just as much a part of an exciting trip as the destination itself. Here is a selection of five unusual HI Youth Hostels. An abbey in the Périgord region The Cistercian Abbey of Cadouin (12th century) is
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