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Top Destinations to Ring in the New Year

Top Destinations to Ring in the New Year

At 12 midnight on December 31st, people all over the world will say goodbye to 2013 and hello to the New Year. Here we’ve put together a list of some of the best places to spend the final hours of this year and welcome in 2014.

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Songkran 2014: everything you need to know

Songkran 2014: everything you need to know

Every year many people travel to Thailand to experience the traditional Thai New Year which boasts everything from water fights to spectacular processions. Here, we've put together a Q&A list to help you understand Songkran.

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Hostels with a view

Hostels with a view

When you hit the road, usually seeing the sights is pretty high on the list of priorities. So why should your time in a hostel be any different? There are many hostels on Hostelworld.com with great views, but we’ve picked out some of the best here, ranging from city skylines to stunning mountain vistas and everything in between. Pack your camera and get ready for wanderlust in 3...2...1...

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Boats beers and beautiful Bruges

Boats, beers and beautiful Bruges

It won't take long to discover why Bruges' is Belgium's most visited cit. It is remarkably clean, it has two of the country's most beautiful squares and, by taking a short canal trip, you can see the entire city in a day.

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Tips for getting over jet lag

Tips for getting over jet lag

We have all suffered from jet lag at some stage and wanted it to be over as soon as possible so we can get on with exploring our new surroundings. But what is the best way of getting over it? We turned to our Facebook fans to get their first hand tips.

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Meet the team - Kilian Maxwell

Meet the team - Kilian Maxwell

Hostelworld.com's staff member Killian Maxwell shares his favourite travel memories and over the last few years.

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How backpacking has changed

How backpacking has changed

Things have changed over the last ten years in terms of backpacking. Over the last decade online reviews have been preferred to those in guidebooks, the term 'flashpacker' has been coined, and you can book online to give yourself piece of mind. Read on to find out Hostelworld.com's top ten ways backpacking has changed over the decade...

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50 things to do for free in Asia

50 things to do for free in Asia

Are you planning a visit to Asia? Want to know where to see the best sunsets? Or where to find some great markets? Then check out our 50 free things to do in Asia.

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