Where to stay in Seattle: a neighbourhood guide

Heading to the USA’s west coast? Do yourself a favour and visit Seattle – I think I’ve just found your new favourite US city. While Seattle still flies relatively under the radar of the backpacker masses, that peace and quiet won’t last...

Where to stay in Miami: a neighbourhood guide

“Welcome to the city where the heat is on”. These iconic words have come to sum up the party loving, culture obsessed city of Miami, where fast and furious fun is the aim of the game. Read on for the scoop on...

The ultimate guide to backpacking Guatemala

This Central American country is a little less travelled than some of its neighbours, but the República de Guatemala is turning heads as backpackers come to explore. Mountains and volcanoes dominate the landscape from Quetzaltenango to Lake Atitlan and Antigua. Head further...

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...

Wish List Competition – Ts & Cs

Hostelworld Services Limited “Wish List” CompetitionTerms and Conditions Promoter: The promoter of the “Wish List” promotion (the “Promotion”) is Hostelworld Services Limited (the “Promoter”) of Floor 2, 52 Bedford Row, London WC1R 4LR, UK. How to Qualify: Entrants must create...