15 best places to visit in Belgium

Belgium truly is one of the most underrated, unique countries in Europe. Don’t believe me? Then you need to read on about the best places to visit in Belgium, because I’m sure you’ll be hitting them all on your next

10 best things to do during winter in Japan

Whether it’s the cherry blossoms of spring or the baking summer heat, Japan is well known for its seasons. However, the one that doesn’t immediately spring to mind is winter. Winter in Japan is an incredible time to visit...

Become a Hostelworld Student Explorer!

Calling all UK students! Do you love travel? Love hostels? And love a little side hustle to accompany your studies? Well then step right up, because we have just the gig for you! We’re recruiting ten super star students for Hostelworld’s first...

Where to stay in Amsterdam: A Neighbourhood guide

Amsterdam is a culturally diverse and quirky European capital, that has plenty of activities and sights for your days and nights! The city attracts savvy backpackers from all over the globe with its architecture, culture and the famous grachten (canals) that give...

The 9 Best Hostels in Bratislava

If you’re planning to organise the coolest road trip around Europe, you have to – yes it’s an order – make a stop in Bratislava, Slovakia! With its fascinating history, stunning architecture made for fairy tales, great culture, fun nightlife and local...

The 8 best hostels in Lima, Peru

How to find the best hostels in Lima for your trip Lima, the capital of Perú, is a vibrant city full of colours, culture and music. Oh! And wonderful beaches 😉. The most popular area of the city is Miraflores, where you...

9 Best Hostels in Puerto Rico

How to find the best hostels in Puerto Rico for your trip We know that you don’t need to be convinced to spend your holidays on a beautiful Caribbean  island but there are so many reasons why Puerto Rico is a paradise...

The ultimate guide to backpacking South America

As backpacking destinations go, South America is King and Queen of the Jungle. It’s a place that doesn’t do small. Within its 12 nations lie many of earth’s most impressive historical sites and natural features, from the Amazon Rainforest to the Andes...