Cheers to sustainability: eco-friendly beers to try on your travels Cheers to sustainability: eco-friendly beers to try on your travels

Cheers to sustainability: eco-friendly beers to try on your travels

For many of us beer becomes one of our five-a-day while travelling. Whether you’re a lager lover, pale ale aficionado, or low-alcohol brews keep you hoppy, it’s never been easier to find an eco-friendly alternative to the local tipple. There’s no feeling quite like ending a day of exploring with a refreshing pint or cracking…

Travelling with a purpose: Volunteering for NGOs during your travels

Travelling with a purpose: Volunteering for NGOs during your travels

For many people travel is about enjoying a well-deserved break, switching off from problems back at home and enjoying new and exciting destinations to the fullest. But long-term travellers, especially those that have been on the road for a long time, can find themselves wanting a deeper purpose alongside their endless cravings for more adventure….

How to make friends while travelling as a Deaf solo traveller hhow to make friends while travelling as a Deaf solo traveller

How to make friends while travelling as a Deaf solo traveller

Travelling as a Deaf solo adventurer has been a journey filled with unique encounters and meaningful connections. Through my travels, I’ve experienced the joy of meeting new friends from diverse backgrounds and cultures across the globe. While the added challenge of communication can be daunting, I’ve learnt simple, yet effective ways to bridge the gap…

Like dogs? Then you’ll love these places

Like dogs? Then you’ll love these places

If you’re a dog lover, leaving your pet pooch behind to go travelling can feel ruff. But your dog days don’t have to be over, there are plenty of international good boys (and girls) wagging their tails to meet you. They may not speak the same language or live in a house, but the sight…

Your guide to solo travelling in Bristol, UK

Your guide to solo travelling in Bristol, UK

Diverse, hip, and a playground for creativity and multiculturalism, Bristol has everything a solo traveller could want in an English city. Located in southwest England, Bristol has a history rooted in engineering and was once an important trading port thanks to its harbour. Nowadays, Bristol balances modern and historic architecture, while being renowned for its…

Like cats? Then you’ll love these places

Like cats? Then you’ll love these places

Don’t deny it, everybody wants to be a cat. There’s something unquestionably comforting about seeing a curious furry face poking out from behind some bins when wandering backpack-first through a faraway land. Independent, no-f*cks-given and yes, very cute, it’s not hard for cats to take over if and when they choose. In certain spots around…

From solo traveller to social butterfly: how to make friends on the road From solo traveller to social butterfly: how to make friends on the road

From solo traveller to social butterfly: how to make friends on the road

The idea of exploring alone in a foreign country can be daunting for many of us, and for shy or introverted people approaching strangers in hostels might be even more anxiety-inducing. Most Hostelworld travellers are solo explorers, and one of the main reasons they book hostels is to find friends to hang out with. Whether…

Sustainability Stories: Volunteering at Rio Hostel Buritaca Sustainability Stories: volunteering at El Rio Hostel Buritaca

Sustainability Stories: Volunteering at Rio Hostel Buritaca

Sustainable travel isn’t just a trend, and for our planet to survive, it needs to be the norm. Travel is well and truly back up and running, but you know what isn’t? Greenwashing. Not around here! Climate-conscious adventurers want to know how to travel sustainably, and ensure they leave a positive mark on the communities…

How to solo travel with a bad sense of direction

How to solo travel with a bad sense of direction

“It’s not about the plan, it’s about the detour,” is the tagline of Claire Ramsdell’s website, The Detour Effect. Her family calls her “Wrong-Way Ramsdell” because of her sense of direction but this hasn’t stopped her from solo travelling, hitchhiking, car camping, and hiking all on her own. Another travel blogger, Christina Jane of Being…

From South to North: the best cheap eats in Vietnam

From South to North: the best cheap eats in Vietnam

One major (and very understandable) allure of a South East Asian trip is the food. Every country has their own delicious dishes that are ideal for satisfying your many cravings. Vietnam has oodles of appeal when it comes to cuisine. A mash-up of flavours, influences and ingredients makes it one of the region’s most unique,…

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