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  1. Working on organic farms while travelling

    posted by Guest blogger - Elizabeth Holbrook | 1 Comments

    Working on organic farms while travelling

    Oct312011

    Contrary to what some may believe about our generation, we aren’t completely ignorant when it comes to farming and growing organically. Many of us our generally interested and concerned about the food we put into our bodies, and this motivation stems far deeper than being seen as trendy and oh so cool. More and more people travelling on a budget are combining this interest with their travels by working on organic farms as they make their way around the globe. It has become so popular that there is now a commonly known term for it – ‘Wwoof’ (World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms.

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  2. Hostelworld.com wins best backpacker website

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    Hostelworld.com wins best backpacker website

    Oct272011

    Today the Hostelworld.com team took home another trophy with a win at the Golden Backpack Awards. We came out on top as winners of the 'Best Backpackers Website'.

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  3. Our photo of the day: Looking onto Nice’s Port de Monaco

    posted by Tracy Lynch | 0 Comments

    Our photo of the day: Looking onto Nice’s Port de Monaco

    Oct272011

    Our photo of the day is looking onto Nice’s Port de Monaco.

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  4. A Halloween Mansion Massacre

    posted by Tracy Lynch | 0 Comments

    A Halloween Mansion Massacre

    Oct262011

    Visiting Kuala Lumpur this weekend and looking for something spooky to do? The Reggae Mansion Hostel is the place to be for some ghoulish Halloween treats.

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  5. Our photo of the day: Hong Kong's worshipping statues at the Tian Tan Buddha

    posted by Tracy Lynch | 0 Comments

    Our photo of the day: Hong Kong's worshipping statues at the Tian Tan Buddha

    Oct262011

    Our photo of the day is of Hong Kong’s worshipping statues at the Tian Tan Buddha, Hong Kong.

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  6. Sydney Adventure Travel & Backpackers Expo 2011

    posted by Tracy Lynch | 0 Comments

    Sydney Adventure Travel & Backpackers Expo 2011

    Oct252011

    If you’re planning a trip of a lifetime and find yourself in Sydney on October 29th or 30th then make sure you check out the Sydney Adventure Travel & Backpackers Expo.

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  7. Our photo of the day: Berlin's Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe

    posted by Tracy Lynch | 0 Comments

    Our photo of the day: Berlin's Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe

    Oct252011

    Our photo of the day is of Berlin’s Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe.

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  8. Your top ten hostels worldwide last month

    posted by Tracy Lynch | 2 Comments

    Your top ten hostels worldwide last month

    Oct252011

    We’ve checked through your many reviews and the results are in - here are the top ten hostels on Hostelworld for last month. Lisbon features heavily again this month making up five of the top ten on the list. The important thing about these top ten hostels is that they are based on your customer reviews.

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  9. Tips and tricks #7 - Book on the go using our mobile site, iPhone or Android apps

    posted by Colm Hanratty | 0 Comments

    Tips and tricks #7 - Book on the go using our mobile site, iPhone or Android apps

    Oct242011

    Are you one who likes to do things on the go? Do you like to keep up with technology and ahead of the pack? Then you'll be glad to know that we don't only have a mobile site where you can make bookings, edit them and more, but we've got iPhone and Android apps too.

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  10. Nine Orlando adventures beyond the theme parks

    posted by Guest blogger - Ben Reed | 0 Comments

    Nine Orlando adventures beyond the theme parks

    Oct242011

    This past year Orlando surpassed 50 million visitors. No doubt many of them spent their time and money at the countless theme parks around the city. And while the reputation of a theme park vacation brings to mind maxed out credit cards, crowds of people and artificial lands, an Orlando vacation doesn’t have to be expensive. Here’s a list of nine places to visit that you may not have considered and more importantly, won’t break the bank.

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