HI Hostels Blog

Say HI for Peace – Calling all Peace Seekers!

At Hostelling International, we’re all about making the world a better place. As the wise Eleanor Roosevelt once said, ‘It isn’t enough to talk about peace. One must believe in it. And it isn’t enough to believe in it. One

Unlock the Secrets of Hassle-Free Travel

When embarking on journeys across the globe, you seek enriching and hassle-free experiences. The collaboration between Hostelling International and bounce Luggage Storage is a match made in wanderlust heaven, offering a seamless storage solution for your travel needs. With the

Chasing epic adventures across the HI Hostels network

We appreciate the value of a good adventure at HI. The excitement and anticipation, the great outdoors, and a sense of accomplishment are just a few of the benefits of an adventure big or small. Here are some of our

5 Tips to Make Friends Abroad

Solo vacationer on a budget? We’ve got you covered. Making long-lasting connections is one of the biggest highlights to everyone’s travels, but it’s not always that easy! Here are five tips and tricks to help you when travelling abroad. Tip

Give us your opinion on the HI brand!

Hostelling International is the brand name of a hundred-year-old organisation, the International Youth Hostel Federation. As a long-established not-for-profit youth organisation, we are constantly looking towards the future and to our guests, members and all those connected with Hostelling International,

Top tips for better travel photography

Imagine you stumble upon a scene straight out of a dream on a thrilling journey. In that very moment, what’s the first thing you want to do? You want to capture that ethereal essence and share it with the world! Taking

LGTBQIA+ friendly destinations for your bucketlist!

It’s pride month! To celebrate we are bringing you some of our favourite LGTBQIA+ destinations. Whether you’re looking for the ultimate pride party or just somewhere chill to relax and unwind we’ve got you covered. USA Attending a pride parade

Upgrade your journey with NoFilter App

Amidst the hustle and bustle of daily life, we often forget to take a moment for ourselves, to explore, reflect, and rejuvenate. That’s where the magic of solo travel comes in – an adventure that allows you to embark on

Destinations that make it Easy to Embrace the Joy of Solo Travel

Whether you’re on a journey of self-discovery and personal growth, hoping to gain new perspectives and learn about other cultures, or you’re just looking for some independence, freedom and flexibility, a solo trip can be an exhilarating experience with a

Top tips for first time solo travellers from the experts!

Taking your first solo trip is an exhilarating, albeit sometimes daunting, experience. Whether you’re looking to push beyond your comfort zone, reconnect with yourself or just travel to the beat of your own drum, travelling solo can be a magical

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

Simplify Relocating with Eurosender

Tired of your mundane life and looking for a fresh new opportunity? Ever thought of packing it all up and moving to an entirely new country? If so we have partnered up with Eurosender and are here to help! How

Take a Walk on the Wild Side

With World Wildlife Day just passed we thought we’d take the opportunity to show our appreciation for the wonderful world of wildlife we share this planet with. Few things are more exciting or awe-inspiring than watching wildlife in its natural

Your Favourite Hostels of 2022

From bucket-list cities to modern, and conveniently located spaces, these are our 5 most popular hostels in 2022! 1. Auberge de Jeunesse HI Paris Yves Robert Making your trip to Paris a little more affordable, HI Paris Yves Robert is