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6 incredible winter hikes in New Zealand

6 incredible winter hikes in New Zealand

If you’re into the outdoors (and let’s face it you probably are if you’re going to brave the winter) then here are 6 incredible winter hikes in New Zealand that have stunning scenery written all over them, and better yet, that almost anyone can do. Safety first: preparing for your hike The alpine environment in…

Get wild on two wheels: a beginner’s guide to cycling the Danube River

Get wild on two wheels: a beginner’s guide to cycling the Danube River

So you’re thinking about cycling the Danube River, huh? It’s a pretty incredible journey to do on two wheels and definitely one for the courageous. I know because I cycled it myself this summer – all 420kms of it. As the Danube cycle path is such a big journey, it’s super important to have everything…

Unforgettable waves: the best surf spots in the world

Unforgettable waves: the best surf spots in the world

“Besides surfing what else do you think about?” “Not much really…”  When I first started surfing, it was all I wanted to do. I was young and used to hitchhike up and down the Australian coast with my friends, sleeping in bushes overnight if we discovered new surf spots that were too far for our…

63 bucket list ideas for the ultimate backpacker

63 bucket list ideas for the ultimate backpacker

We asked a bunch of our favourite travel bloggers for some of the off-the-beaten-path highlights of their travels so far, and have formed a list of 63 bucket list ideas for the ultimate backpacker. If you are looking to bulk up your log of 100 things to do before you die, we’ve got you covered!…

11 best things to do in the Philippines for adventure nerds

11 best things to do in the Philippines for adventure nerds

Are you planning your Southeast Asia backpacking adventure? Sure, you may have covered the big contenders, the classic lap through Thailand, Vietnam and Cambodia. But what about the Philippines? Think white sand beaches, amazing marine life, thrilling adventure, fantastic hostels and a chance to meet the world and make unforgettable memories. I mean, sounds okay…

50 Travel Experiences That Are WAY Better Than Material Things

50 Travel Experiences That Are WAY Better Than Material Things

Whether you’re planning to gallivant across the globe (one day!), or you’re looking to explore your own country, here are 50 travel experiences that are WAY better than material things. After all, even science says that experiences are better than things 😉 1. Discover a hidden bar 📷: The Bootlegger We’re ALL about the little secrets…

This New Zealand road trip itinerary is NSFW

This New Zealand road trip itinerary is NSFW

Road trips are amazing, but do you know what’s even more amazing? A road trip across New Zealand! It’s one of the most breathtaking, magical countries in the world. To really explore its wild, off-the-beaten-track secrets you’ll need a car and preferably some travel buddies with good taste in music. All set? Then keep reading…

How to get off the beaten track in Lisbon – parkour style!

How to get off the beaten track in Lisbon – parkour style!

As you know, we’re totally obsessed with Lisbon here at Hostelworld HQ. But did you know that the city is also a parkour lover’s dream? We asked free-runner Luis Alkmim, the superhero behind our hair-raising Lisbon video, to share some of his secrets on how to get a unique perspective on Lisbon… Find a local…

10 of the best extreme travel adventures in the world!

10 of the best extreme travel adventures in the world!

There’s something totally liberating about being away from your home soil! People always say “live in the moment”, “enjoy each day like it’s your last”… but realistically who actually does that around their studies or 9-5 routine?! When you’re travelling these clichés suddenly make sense and become a way of life, rather than overused phrases…

Why traveling together creates a unique bond

Why traveling together creates a unique bond

If you have ever had the opportunity to travel with a friend or group, you’ll know very all about what we are talking about here. Don’t get me wrong, we love to travel alone sometimes. Solo travel is indeed a unique experience in life that everyone should try. However, traveling with a kindred spirit can be…

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