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  1. Camps Bay - where the cool kids hang out

    posted by Colm Hanratty | 1 Comments

    Camps Bay - where the cool kids hang out

    Jan312010

    Camps Bay is Cape Town’s ‘cool’ part of town. Overlooking the sea, all the bars, restaurants and nightclubs here are full of people sipping on mojitos and champagne. But I wanted to know was there anywhere somebody travelling on a bud

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  2. Cape Town's beaches

    posted by Colm Hanratty | 1 Comments

    Cape Town's beaches

    Jan302010

    Camps Bay is a cool place. Sally-Ann, one of the girls I work with, told me “Just stay in Camps Bay” before leaving the office. She wasn’t wrong. I could’ve stayed there all day. I wish I could have but I didn’t. I had wor

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  3. An evening in Cape Town

    posted by Colm Hanratty | 1 Comments

    An evening in Cape Town

    Jan302010

    My snooze lasted a total of one hour. I wish it lasted longer. But I can’t complain about why I had to get up. I was being take to ‘Signal Hill’ to take the above photo. That’s Cape Town at dusk. Check out the moon.

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  4. Hostelworld has touched down in South Africa

    posted by Colm Hanratty | 0 Comments

    Hostelworld has touched down in South Africa

    Jan302010

    Today I left the cold streets of Dublin for much warmer climes. Cape Town – I think I love you already. I arrived here today via London Heathrow. For those of you who may be travelling through the UK’s busiest airport and need to get from T

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  5. Record breaking at the Hoscars!

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    Record breaking at the Hoscars!

    Jan292010

    While the main event at this year's annual Hostelworld.com Hoscar Awards Ceremony was awarding the top hostels in the world, another monumental event took place – a host of people from the Dublin hostel industry set a new world record!

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  6. New travel podcast - this one's from Brussels

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    New travel podcast - this one's from Brussels

    Jan282010

    Hostelworld.com's latest travel podcast is now available for you to listen to. This one's called "Brussels - At the Comic Strip Center" and was recorded in the city of the same name.

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  7. Best hostels of 2010 announced at the Hoscars!

    posted by Colm Hanratty | 2 Comments

    Best hostels of 2010 announced at the Hoscars!

    Jan272010

    Hostelworld.com has announced the winners of the its annual Hoscar Awards. And the winner? Traveller's House in Lisbon!

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  8. Seoul’s traditional side

    posted by Guest blogger - Elizabeth Holbrook | 0 Comments

    Seoul’s traditional side

    Jan262010

    My next adventure in Seoul involved getting in touch with Korea’s traditional side. First, I headed to Gyeongbokgung Palace, which translates to “Palace Greatly Blessed by Heaven.”

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  9. Hostelworld iPhone App now available!

    posted by Colm Hanratty | 1 Comments

    Hostelworld iPhone App now available!

    Jan262010

    This week our very first iPhone App went live! The new Hostelworld App lets users book hostels, look at pictures, read reviews and much more.

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  10. New video postcard for Oslo now live on the site!

    posted by Rebecca Keenan | 0 Comments

    New video postcard for Oslo now live on the site!

    Jan142010

    It rained a lot while I was visiting Oslo last year but in between showers I did get some cool video footage which I've compiled into our latest Hostelworld.com video postcard.

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