Colombia is a land of tropical landscapes, velvety coffee and all-night parties in buzzy cities, making it the perfect backpacking destination for wide-eyed and curious travellers.

Discover our ultimate guide to Colombia

Ten reasons why I love Australia

This is the first in a series of posts for the Australia Blog Roundtable, a collaboration of a group of travel bloggers and writers to blog on one of their favourite subjects ̵

Offbeat Europe

Are you looking to get away from the crowds to destinations that are just as interesting and beautiful as some of the better known cities? In this guest post Matt Kepnes of Nomadic

Ten reasons to love Ireland

When I meet people from all over the world, in hostels all over the world, I love telling people I’m from Ireland.

10 things to do in Reykjavik

Our latest guest post is from Cailin O’Neil from TravelYourself.ca, a travel blog that is best-known for its travel web series of the same name.

5 tips for visiting Siem Reap

Our latest guest post is by Matt Preston from Travelwithamate.com – an online magazine full of travel advice, destination reviews and lots more.

10 places that offer free WiFi in Budapest

There are many great things about hostels. One of them is that most of them offer free WiFi. The only thing is that taking advantage of it does mean staying in the hostel.

5 tips for travelling in Europe

Tips for travelling in Europe? As the winter snow begins to melt, and spring starts to unravel into full bloom, Europe is starting to look like a much brighter and desirable destin

Top 10 budget restaurants in New York City

Are you planning a trip to New York City and hoping to eat out every day but are afraid the restaurants might be out of your budget? Don’t worry – the great thing about

Free things to do in Seoul

Hostelworld.com’s latest guest post ‘Free things to do in Seoul’ is by Juno, a travel blogger who, in her very own words, ‘designs the world’.

Travelling from Melbourne to Sydney

In June 2009 Elizabeth Holbrook was the lucky winner of the Hostelworld.com’s Connects’ video competition for her guide of her beloved San Francisco.