If you’re like us you and love to travel but battle with concerns over the high carbon cost of flying, travelling by train might be the perfect solution. Not only do you significantly reduce your carbon footprint by choosing rail
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
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
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
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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