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  1. The Top 10 Hostels in Great Britain in 2012 - according to you

    posted by Colm Hanratty | 0 Comments

    The Top 10 Hostels in Great Britain in 2012 - according to you

    Mar272013

    Every time someone makes a booking on our site, they’re asked to review their stay in terms of location, character, security and more. Then, at the end of every year, we compile a list of the top hostels in the world from these reviews and award the crème de la crème at the annual Hostelworld.com Hostel Awards. So what are the Top 10 Hostels in the UK for 2012? Read on and find out!

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  2. Don't miss our next 'Hostelworld Hangout' - this one's on career break travel

    posted by Colm Hanratty | 0 Comments

    Don't miss our next 'Hostelworld Hangout' - this one's on career break travel

    Mar262013

    Last month we introduced 'Hostelworld Hangouts' - live video chats via Google Hangouts, part of Google+. These are talks on with specialists of different types of travel that you can watch live and interact with as they're broadcasting. The time has come for the fourth 'Hostelworld Hangout', and this one is on career break travel which will take place tomorrow, March 27th at 12.15 EST/4.15PM GMT.

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  3. In case you missed it - the 'Volunteer travel' Hostelworld Hangout

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    In case you missed it - the 'Volunteer travel' Hostelworld Hangout

    Mar262013

    In the second of a series of regular live video chats on Google Plus called 'Hostelworld Hangouts', I spoke with Shannon O'Donnell of travel blog ALittleAdrift.com and author of The Volunteer's Traveler's Handbook. The topic was volunteer travel - something which Shannon knows an awful lot about.

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  4. 5 tips for visiting Siem Reap

    posted by Guest blogger - Matt Preston | 0 Comments

    5 tips for visiting Siem Reap

    Mar222013

    One of the wonders of the world, the Angkor Wat temples in Cambodia are quite breathtaking in their surreal beauty. It's a place that's captivated my heart not once but three times now and I'm sure I'll be going back there again someday. With over 50 temples to explore, some hidden in forest, others standing majestically in open fields, there's a lot to take in here and you'll never fit it all in to one trip.

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  5. 5 San Francisco neighborhoods worth checking out

    posted by Guest expert - Stephanie Ainza of Hipmunk | 0 Comments

    5 San Francisco neighborhoods worth checking out

    Mar212013

    San Francisco, the city by the bay, is one of California’s greatest cities. If you’re backpacking your way through the eclectic city, here are 5 neighborhoods you should check out!

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  6. Discovering local foods on the road - the next 'Hostelworld Hangout' topic

    posted by Colm Hanratty | 0 Comments

    Discovering local foods on the road - the next 'Hostelworld Hangout' topic

    Mar202013

    There are many ways to embrace the local culture when travelling. You can meet the people, explore different neighbourhoods, see the sights and more. Another is food - if you eat live how the locals live and experience a destination the same way they do you have to try the local food. Somebody who knows this all too well is Jodi Ettenberg of LegalNomads.com - that's why I'm looking forward to discussing the topic with her on the next Hostelworld Hangout which takes place later today at 12.15pm EST/4.15pm GMT.

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  7. 5 ways to find a free local tour guide

    posted by Guest blogger - Janice Waugh | 0 Comments

    5 ways to find a free local tour guide

    Mar192013

    Landing in a new city solo can be intimidating. Finding a guide to introduce you to the city is a great first step. When your guide is a local and free - well, you’ve hit the jackpot.

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  8. Enjoy a VIP Experience in Liverpool

    posted by Heather Thompson | 0 Comments

    Enjoy a VIP Experience in Liverpool

    Mar192013

    Do you fancy getting the VIP treatment in Liverpool?

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  9. Solo travel - the topic of the first Hostelworld Hangout

    posted by Colm Hanratty | 0 Comments

    Solo travel - the topic of the first Hostelworld Hangout

    Mar152013

    Two weeks ago on Wednesday, 27th February I took part in something I've never taken part in before - a live Google Plus Hangout. This was with Janice Waugh of SoloTravelerBlog.com and if you missed it, you can watch it again here...

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  10. Don't miss our next 'Hostelworld Hangout' - this one's on volunteer travel

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    Don't miss our next 'Hostelworld Hangout' - this one's on volunteer travel

    Mar142013

    Two weeks ago we introduced Hostelworld Hangout via our Google Hangouts - live video talks on Google Plus with specialists of different types of travel that you can watch live and that you can interact with. The first one was with Janice Waugh of SoloTravelerBlog.com and TheTravelersHandbooks.com. The time has come for the second 'Hostelworld Hangout', and this one is on volunteer travel.

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