The ultimate guide to backpacking Russia

Sipping sour beetroot soup in a canteen that’s barely changed since Soviet times. Watching the sun rise over the vast emptiness of the Siberian plains.

Become a Hostelworld Student Brand Ambassador!

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The Ultimate Nicaragua Backpacking Guide

One of the most intriguing countries in Central America, Nicaragua offers chilled out surf towns, fiery volcanoes and lush forests that are sure to captivate those looking to explo

Notting Hill Carnival – An Insider Guide

This Notting Hill Carnival Guide is everything you need to know about attending Europe’s largest street party without spending a fortune! WHEN: Bank holiday weekend – August

The ultimate guide to backpacking Costa Rica

It’s not hard to see why Costa Rica is so many people’s first choice when it comes to exploring Central America for the first time, or even when it comes to their first time backpa

Where to stay in Bangkok: a neighbourhood guide

Is there any city that speaks more to our backpacking hearts than Thailand’s epic capital? Experiencing its unique sights, smells and sounds is a backpacker’s rite of passage – mak

Top 10 things to do in Antalya

The Turkish city of Antalya and its surrounding province are often passed off as a package-holiday destination – but that’s a mistake.