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  1. Genius iPad Travel Hacks for Every Part of your Trip

    posted by Daniel Crudge | 0 Comments

    Genius iPad Travel Hacks for Every Part of your Trip

    Aug212014

    You know, a lot of thought and energy goes into a trip; finding that flight, booking that cheap accommodation, then you have to pack and research all those things you want to see. My, my, what a headache. Thankfully there’s an iPad app that can take care of each of these for you. Ah, the digital age. Now we no longer need engage our noggins for anything – hip-hip-hooray!

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  2. Stories That Will Make you Want to Travel from a Backpacking Expert

    posted by Daniel Crudge | 0 Comments

    Stories That Will Make you Want to Travel from a Backpacking Expert

    Jul142014

    Looking for a little exploration inspiration? Maybe you've got a few nagging fears about travel that are holding you back? Either way, Macca Sherifi's stories from the road will make you want to pack your bags immediately and see the world.

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  3. What Nobody Tells You About Backpacking in Europe...

    posted by Daniel Crudge | 9 Comments

    What Nobody Tells You About Backpacking in Europe...

    Jul092014

    Helping you find the best beaches, breaking misconceptions about some local European cuisine, sharing lessons from locals and giving some lesser known truths about InterRailling. Here we present you with 15 things you're less likely to have heard about backpacking in Europe.

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  4. 5 entirely pointless travel hacks no-one in their right mind would try

    posted by Ashley Howe | 0 Comments

    5 entirely pointless travel hacks no-one in their right mind would try

    Mar042014

    Everyone loves a good travel hack, but some are a little too, ah, extreme for our tastes. Check out these five entirely pointless travel hacks, so you know what NOT to do…

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  5. How to fix these 7 packing mistakes even smart travellers make

    posted by Fred Perrotta | 0 Comments

    How to fix these 7 packing mistakes even smart travellers make

    Jan232014

    Even smart travellers make packing mistakes that add bulk to their bag. Here are seven ways you can save space and lighten your load...

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  6. How to do Dubai without a sheik's budget

    posted by Zara Quiroga | 0 Comments

    How to do Dubai without a sheik's budget

    Jan102014

    Dubai is renowned to be a travel hot spot for those with expensive taste, but that doesn't mean it's off limits to thrifty backpackers. If you want to know how to make the most of the city without draining your bank account, just follow these ten simple rules...

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  7. Tips and tricks #9 - Book a hostel in your language

    posted by Colm Hanratty | 0 Comments

    Tips and tricks #9 - Book a hostel in your language

    Nov172011

    Book hostels on our site regularly, but English isn't your first language? Would you prefer to book hostels in your native language? Did you know that our site is available in 23 languages apart from English?

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  8. Tips and tricks #8 - Chat to our customer service team...live!

    posted by Colm Hanratty | 0 Comments

    Tips and tricks #8 - Chat to our customer service team...live!

    Nov032011

    When booking a hostel, are you one who likes to make sure you're entering the details in the correct place? Or that you're definitely sure you know what 'shared dorm' means? Then why not ask our customer service team...live! Here's how...

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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. Tips and tricks #6 - See where a hostel is located before you book

    posted by Colm Hanratty | 0 Comments

    Tips and tricks #6 - See where a hostel is located before you book

    Oct212011

    Planning a trip to London but only want to stay in Camden? About to set off for the Big Apple but really want to be in Greenwich Village? Or maybe you're about to head to Sydney, but want to make sure your hostel is beside the beach in Bondi? Then you need to use our 'Map View' function.

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