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  1. How to see Rome's main attractions in three hours

    posted by Colm Hanratty | 0 Comments

    How to see Rome's main attractions in three hours

    May142012

    Last month I found myself in Rome with four hours to spare. I arrived at 2pm and was leaving for the aiport at 6pm. I decided that since we've lots of hostels in Rome, I would call into one of them (M&J Hostel to see the manager Mario) before embarking on a whirlwind tour of downtown Rome, taking in as much sights as possible.

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  2. We've teamed up with Nomadic Matt - here's why...

    posted by Colm Hanratty | 0 Comments

    We've teamed up with Nomadic Matt - here's why...

    May082012

    I do many things here at Hostelworld. One of them is writing posts for our travel blog after visiting destinations around the world. As a result, I read a lot of other travel blogs. One of these is the blog of Boston-local Matt Kepnes, aka Nomadic Matt founder of one of the internet’s best known travel blogs NomadicMatt.com. That’s why I’m happy to announce our partnership with him.

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  3. Celebrate Jubilee Weekend in London this June

    posted by Tracy Lynch | 0 Comments

    Celebrate Jubilee Weekend in London this June

    May042012

    The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee, or The Central Weekend as it is also known, takes place across the UK from June 2nd to 5th 2012. This weekend is to mark 60 years of The Queen’s reign and there will be many events and parties to celebrate Jubilee Weekend, particularly in London. It’s also a four day weekend in the UK as the May Bank Holiday is being moved a week forward for the Jubilee holiday.

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  4. The world’s largest tulip garden in Keukenhof

    posted by Cheri Liu | 0 Comments

    The world’s largest tulip garden in Keukenhof

    May022012

    Keukenhof is an annual event that takes place in Holland in a 32-hectare park that is home to more than 7 million tulips, daffodils and hyacinths. Here you can walk through 15 kilometres of footpaths that are surrounded by countless colourful tulips and the garden remains open until 20th May 2012.

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  5. Great deals in Ireland - book now

    posted by Tracy Lynch | 0 Comments

    Great deals in Ireland - book now

    Apr202012

    If you're considering a trip to Ireland soon then make sure you get the best value on your accommodation with these deals. Get a free Irish dancing lesson in Kilkenny or a free Dublin Bus Tour ticket.

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  6. Cherry Blossom Season in Kyoto

    posted by Tracy Lynch | 0 Comments

    Cherry Blossom Season in Kyoto

    Apr052012

    The cherry blossom flower, or the sakura as it is known in Japan, Is a popular flower that is widespread across Japan.

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  7. Top ten hostels worldwide in March - according to you

    posted by Tracy Lynch | 1 Comments

    Top ten hostels worldwide in March - according to you

    Apr032012

    Each month we ask you, our customers, to rate the hostels you stay in. Then from these ratings and reviews we compile a list of the top ten hostels in the world. The results from last month's ratings are in so we can now reveal what are the top ten for March...

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  8. Bridge Climb Sydney - An experience not to be missed

    posted by Colm Hanratty | 0 Comments

    Bridge Climb Sydney - An experience not to be missed

    Mar192012

    Sydney is my favourite city in the world - no question. This is probably because I lived there for a year and have been back twice since. But another reason is that, while I was living there, every time I went down to Circular Quay I felt I was on my holidays, even though I called it 'home' at the time. That's thanks to two landmarks - the iconic Sydney Opera House, and the equally iconic Sydney Harbour Bridge. Now, thanks to 'Bridge Climb Sydney', you can climb it.

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  9. 10 ways to experience a city like a local

    posted by Colm Hanratty | 0 Comments

    10 ways to experience a city like a local

    Mar152012

    How many Parisians do you think start the day with a trip up the Eiffel Tower? Not a whole lot is the answer. Do you think a lot of New Yorkers visit the Statue of Liberty at the weekend? No is the answer to that question. Instead, they're experiencing their cities the way locals do. If you want to do the same (which we advise you do), here are ten tips...

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  10. Top ten hostels worldwide in February - according to you

    posted by Colm Hanratty | 0 Comments

    Top ten hostels worldwide in February - according to you

    Mar132012

    Each month we ask you, our customers, to rate the hostels you stay in. Then from these ratings and reviews we compile a list of the top ten hostels in the world. The results from last month's ratings are in so we can now reveal what are the top ten for February...

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