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Lake Bled

Find Slovenia’s rhythm

Prepare for a trip of your dreams Do you want to travel to a country where you can climb a mountain in the morning, discover something new in a museum after lunch and swim in the sea in the evening?

A foodie’s trip to southern Europe

Do you find yourself following your nose to culinary delights when travelling?Folgt ihr auch immer eurer Nase nach, wenn ihr auf Reisen seid?Êtes-vous du genre à vous laisser guider par vos papilles lorsque vous voyagez? ¿Eres de los que buscan

Copacabana Beach

What to do in Rio de Janeiro

If you’re planning a trip to Brazil and wondering about things to do in Rio de Janeiro, then look no further. For beach bums, adventure seekers, party people, and everyone in between, travellers of all types are bound to find

Rødgrød med fløde

A taste of Scandinavia

From apple pies, tarts, and treats, to rice pudding with almonds and cherry sauce, you will not tire of all the delicious treats available in Scandinavia.  It is possible to find the same desserts in different Nordic Countries under different

Malmö – the pearl in southern Scandanavia

Situated in the southernmost corner of Sweden, the history of Malmö has always been determined by its frontier location between Sweden and Denmark. The historical Danish-Swedish competition to dominate this city has determined its development to the present day. The

Switzerland — a hiker’s paradise

Hiking trails and tips for the autumn Wake up refreshed, tuck into a hearty breakfast and pull on your hiking boots – set the tone for a perfect day’s hiking at one of our Swiss youth hostels. The adventure begins

A guide to Oktoberfest in Switzerland

Why go to Munich this year when you can soak up the festival atmosphere in Switzerland? They’ve got marquees, markets and music aplenty, no matter where in the country you are! So why not combine your festival experience with a night

Bridal Veil Falls

Surf, hike, and chill in Raglan, NZ

On the west coast of New Zealand’s North Island, about a two hour drive south of Auckland, you’ll find the sleepy town of Raglan. Widely considered one of the best surf spots in all of New Zealand (and arguably the world),

25 Auckland activities to entertain you in any weather

In its prime harbour location, Auckland is known for it’s changeable forecast. We’ve got you covered no matter what the weather is doing! For Exploring There’s no easier way to get a feel for the city — just take a

9 tips for taking better travel pics

We take more photos now than at any time in history (on average, there are more than 80 million pictures added to Instagram every day!), and with ever-improving smart phone cameras, even people without a fancy DSLR or mirrorless camera can

Chicago Theater

How to spend 48 hours in Chicago

Chicago is a must-see destination whether you’re on a journey around the world or simply looking for a weekend getaway. With its signature hot dogs, deep-dish pizza, blues clubs, and comedy scene, the Windy City is a whirlwind of food

Make an impact and send your message of peace

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

Adams Morgan, Washington, DC

The 4 coolest neighborhoods in Washington, DC

The District of Columbia is made up of a plethora of neighborhoods that both represent the city’s rich history and provide fun activities for the city’s residents and visitors. Check out our four favorites areas in the city, just a

Antwerpse Handjes

Flanders: taste culture & history in our city hostels

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

A river in Yoho National Park

12 pictures that prove the Canadian Rockies are actual works of art

The Canadian Rockies stretch their way across Alberta and British Columbia, and are made up of dramatic, snow-kissed peaks; tree-covered, deep green valleys; and many (many) of the bluest, most amazing lakes you’ve ever seen. This breathtaking part of the world