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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…

14 reasons you need to travel to Albania ASAP

14 reasons you need to travel to Albania ASAP

Sunbathing on pristine beaches, trekking through lonely mountains, exploring ancient ruins… if this sounds like your idea of heaven, you NEED to travel to Albania this year. The Balkan gem has avoided mass tourism unlike many of its neighbours, so travel in Albania means many off-the-beaten-path experiences and oodles of authentic local charm. From numerous UNESCO…

9 of the best small cities in Europe for your alternative Interrailing route

9 of the best small cities in Europe for your alternative Interrailing route

Alnwick, Zwolle and Hossegor – They don’t conjure up quite the same excitement as London, Amsterdam and Paris, do they? But when planning your interrail route, you should consider throwing a few of the best small cities in Europe and towns into the mix. Not only can they be more budget friendly than the big capitals,…

7 of the best road trips in the USA

7 of the best road trips in the USA

When most people think about travelling to or around the United States, the usual suspects come to mind: Florida, New York, Los Angeles etc. But anyone who has spent a decent chunk of time in the US knows that the country is massive, with an almost never-ending supply of natural beauty and picturesque cities. However,…

Lights, sushi, action! How to visit Japan in 10 days

Lights, sushi, action! How to visit Japan in 10 days

From the illuminating chaos of Tokyo to the zen-filled mountains and exotic forests of Kyoto, Japan is one hell of a cultural ride! But with so much to see, how do you cover such as special country in a just a 10 day-span without having a FOMO (and bank balance) meltdown?! Worry not; seasoned traveller…

Falling In Love With The Real Florence

Falling In Love With The Real Florence

Our wonderful Florentine travel blogging friend FrontierTraveller93 sums up her city beautifully: “Florence is pure beauty; it has a positive and vibrant energy in its streets.” Florence is packed to the brim with utterly incredible street art, breath-taking architecture, divine cuisine, and jaw-dropping hostels. It’s a classic tourist spot, but the heart and soul of…

18 Alternative Places To Unleash Your Inner Hipster

18 Alternative Places To Unleash Your Inner Hipster

It has been a few years since the term “hipster” first entered our vocab. The word characterises a lifestyle of embracing the unknown and emphasising the uniqueness of the local world. We’ve put together a list of some neighbourhoods in incredible cities around the world that have similar characteristics, each with their own fascinating  particularities. 1….

The best free things to do in Munich

The best free things to do in Munich

When you think of Munich, chances are the first thing that springs to mind is Oktoberfest, and all the lederhosen-wearing, beer-drinking fun that comes hand-in-hand with the world’s biggest beer festival. And that’s fine – Oktoberfest is pretty high on most travellers’ ‘to-do’ list. Having said that, there are many more things to do in…

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Our dedicated Group Travel Department are here to help from the moment you place your enquiry through to booking your accommodation. They work closely with you throughout the booking process, so should your travel arrangements change they will be there to assist. You can contact the team directly Telephone: +44 (0)20 7406 1803 Email: GroupBookings@Hostelworld.com We…

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