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  1. Budapest ruin bars

    posted by Guest Blogger - Orsolya Kiss-Toth | 0 Comments

    Budapest ruin bars

    Aug152014

    The emergence of ruin bars has saved many an old building in Budapest, protecting its beautiful architecture by turning them into trendy places where night owls can enjoy a few drinks and dance the night away. Not only do they offer the city preservation, but a decent party too!

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  2. The Dark Circus comes to town: party time at Belushi’s Gare du Nord

    posted by Hostelworld | 0 Comments

    The Dark Circus comes to town: party time at Belushi’s Gare du Nord

    Aug142014

    Sure, the summer might be coming to an end, but that doesn’t mean you can’t end it in style, and what better way to do it than Hostelworld and Belushi’s Gare Du Nord Dark Circus Party on 30th August in Paris.

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  3. Travel on Instagram vs. Travel in Reality

    posted by Daniel Crudge | 1 Comments

    Travel on Instagram vs. Travel in Reality

    Aug072014

    Nowadays everyone seems to be trying to make travel look like a perfect dream sequence. But since we're not all the rich kids of Instagram and we can't all afford to sip champagne is business class, we've decided to take away some of that Instagram sheen. Besides, when has perfection shot through a soft filter lense ever been what makes an adventure?

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  4. Conservation or Exploitation? Animals and the Travel Industry

    posted by Daniel Crudge | 1 Comments

    Conservation or Exploitation? Animals and the Travel Industry

    Jul312014

    Whether having a picture taken with a sedate tiger, riding an elephant or even (in extreme cases) hunting a lion in Africa, thousands support the animal attraction industry every year. With so many of these claiming to support conservation, how many are really just cashing in on exploitation? Can there really be such a thing as ethical animal attractions?

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  5. Nine hostels with private rooms that rock

    posted by Heather Thompson | 6 Comments

    Nine hostels with private rooms that rock

    Jul212014

    Hostels – wonderful places to relax, have fun and make new friends. But did you know that you can enjoy all the social benefits of hostels and still have a private room to yourself? If you fancy having your own personal space to stretch out in, you can find luxurious, comfortable and hotel-standard private rooms in hostels all over the world – some even have ensuite bathrooms! Here’s nine great examples in some of our top cities, in no particular order…

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  6. What does $1 buy you in every European country?

    posted by Daniel Crudge | 18 Comments

    What does $1 buy you in every European country?

    Jul022014

    To keep you on budget, on the road and enjoying your trip for longer, we’ve decided to find at least one thing you can buy in each European country for just one (yes, one!) measly dollar. Here's what we found...

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  7. How to Find Work in Hostels and Keep On Travelling

    posted by Daniel Crudge | 4 Comments

    How to Find Work in Hostels and Keep On Travelling

    Jun242014

    Working in a hostel is pretty much the ideal job for any serious traveller looking to stay on the road; the only problem is the competition. Here's our guide on how to get ahead of the rest and give yourself the best chance of landing that position.

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  8. 40 World Beers to Fuel your Summer Travels

    posted by Daniel Crudge | 2 Comments

    40 World Beers to Fuel your Summer Travels

    Jun182014

    Check out our list of the best beers to fuel your summer travels. 40 brews from around the world that suit a budget, pass the taste test and, most importantly, do the job.

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  9. Insider tips for the world's top cities

    posted by Colm Hanratty | 0 Comments

    Insider tips for the world's top cities

    Jun122014

    Do you plan on visiting some of the world's top cities, but need a little help with the itinerary? Wondering what’s the best way to tackle London on a budget? Want to know what neighbourhoods you should check out in Rio de Janeiro? Looking for the coolest cafés in Paris? Then this is the page for you.

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  10. La Tomatina – Everyone’s favourite food fight

    posted by Tracy Lynch | 0 Comments

    La Tomatina – Everyone’s favourite food fight

    May252014

    Have you ever had the urge to throw a tomato right in your friend’s face? Well if you take them to Buñol, Spain for the last Wednesday in August you can throw tomatoes to your heart's content...

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