Traditional cuisine is an important part of cultures. To travel through the Balkans to discover their history and culture means also to try the most typical local dishes of each country.
Notting Hill is one of London's most popular districts: its reputation also comes from the film of the same name starring Hugh Grant and Julia Roberts. Now everyone can feel like a movie star in Notting Hill without spending a fortune: a new hostel has just opened.
In our chat with Eric, the marketing manager of Destination Hostels chain, we got many insider tips about what to see and to do during your trip to Lisbon, where to get the best sweets and the best fish. So follw his insider tips and enjoy Lisbon!
Italy is home of creamy 'gelatos' and pretty ice cream shops where one can enjoy home-made ice cream are everywhere. Different flavours, high quality ingredients and so many different ice cream types. You can of course find plenty of ice cream shops around the world but HostelsClub.com has picked some of the best ones.
Lisbon's Destination Hostels includes Alfama Patio Hostel, Lisbon Destination Hostel and Sunset Destination Hostel: they are perfect accommodation options to discover the city and get the most out of your stay in Lisbon and to feel like at home
Hostelsclub staff share some stories of holidays with friends through Croatia, Bosnia and Serbia; check it out as some tips are really useful and interesting in order to plan a real Balkan experience.
In Peschiera del Garda there's a brand-new hostel. Opened in May 2014, Meet Garda Lake is the ideal place where to base yourself and explore one of the most beautiful areas in Italy: worldwide famous and admired Garda Lake.
Since backpacking to this upcoming travel destination is getting more popular, here is a round-up of tips, cities and locations for a real Balkan experience.
Enjoy the Adriatic Sea with a trip to the Croatian islands: sunny days and positive emotions while enjoying Brac, Hvar, Krk and other islands of the Adriatic coast of Croatia. Feel the magic of a boat ride, discover the beauty of idyllic untouched nature and fall in love with this country.
It's nearly summer time and a trip to Croatia is exactly what you may need: fascinating and cheap. Let us guide you through a Croatian tour: 3 cities, countless adventures.
Check out our list of good places and hostels to watch World Cup matches from June 12th to July 13th, 2014. This hostels have big screen TVs, cold beer, passion for football and a lively atmosphere, and welcome all guest and fans!
Among London's beauties there are also parks and public gardens where to relax and enjoy tranquillity, weather permitting
The Mediterranean has many gems and amazing places to spend your summer holiday. HostelsClub.com would like send you there, where the water is warm enough for a dip, where the sun shines year-round, where you will enjoy the best beach parties and where you will meet hospitable people. Enjoy the Mediterranean islands and their hostels, and have fun by island hopping.
Sometimes watching movies can inspire us to travel. In this article HostelsClub.com presents 5 amazing films about Portugal in various history periods and from different cultural aspects. Discover Portugal right now and be inspired.
Portugal is one of the top destination 2014 by HostelsClub.com, so it is the reason why we invited Oliver, a German blogger, to spend a week in this country. In this interview he shares with us his impressions and suggestions.
Swing dancing is very popular among social dancers of all ages, it is a life philosophy about swing, fun and dancing all together in vintage style. HostelsClub.com presents you the best swing clubs and parties in five cities in Europe
There are many reasons to visit Portuga,l where you will discover romantic culture, heartbreaking music, adventure, relax at the beaches, historical traditions and delicious food. Not to forget the fantastic night life, and the hostels for every taste and budget. Just to remember, Portugal is also considered one of the cheapest European countries so plan your trip right now.
Never before the border between a design hostel and a luxury hotel has been so small, many hostels today have become boutique accommodation offering amazing private rooms with luxury common areas. Enjoy our selection of modern Italian design hostels.
What is the best beach in Italy? There's no answer, since the Italian coast is multifaceted, variegated and can satisfy every taste and need. About 250 beaches in Italy have the Blue Flag, the eco-label for beaches with environmental practices among tourists and local infrastructures. Let HostelsClub.com present the best beaches and hostels at the sea.
Start your trip to the Baltic countries in Vilnius. This city has many interesting touristic attractions: baroque architecture, cool bars and restaurants and design hostels. The city is easy accessible from all European cities and is worth exploring.
A number of people told me Sofia is a grey, not really interesting place with too many signs of the past Soviet influence. That someone was wrong. I assume it has to be the greenest capital I've ever been to. Clean and severe kind of classy.
Many people may think that Mexico is a dangerous destination, especially because sometimes European media coverage and American movies don't portray this country in a positive light. As our guest blogger Anna suggests, people need to go beyond the stereotypes, and discover the real Mexico, its vibrant culture, hospitable people and delicious food.
Kamil Hurtik is the manager of Hostel Emma and he's quite an expert about the hospitality industry. In this interview he not only provides some useful suggestions for hostel managers, but he also reveals the secrets of satisfaction with his life and his job.
Take note of these unique design hostels in the Netherlands and make sure you check them out if planning a stylish hostel stay
If you suffer from the typical unzippable-luggage syndrome and every time at the airport you find ourself jumping on your suitcase to get everything fit in, this is the right article for you!
There are things you can't absolutely say to Mexican people unless you want to see how furious they can get. Before you set off for Mexico make sure you learn our 10 must-avoid sentences. Mexican people will appreciate that and your stay will be a pleasant one!
An interview with one of the hostel managers of Happy Seven Hostel in Gdansk, Poland. She revealed us why guests find it important to feel like home.
An interview with the hostel manager of Smyle Inn Hostel in New Delhi, India. He revealed us how he changed his life by quitting his job and opening a backpackers hostel.
Mix the wild nature of the Frisian Islands to beaches and natural parks. Add great hostels with top notch facilities, sport and leisure activities and you'll get the perfect beach holiday on the West Frisian Island.
If you need an idea for a Valentine’s Day holiday, check out these most romantic love stories. HostelsClub.com inspires you with 5 of the most romantic movies, and helps you in discovering the most romantic cities ever.
If you have planned to visit ITB 2014 in Berlin, don't miss HostelsClub.com out! You will find us in the Youth Hall 4.1/105. Stop by and we guarantee that it's going to be worth it: you can have the chance to earn up to 100€ travel money for your next trips!
For those looking for a nice and safe accommodation in Havana, we've selected the 10 best hostels and B&B's based on real ratings and genuine suggestions by HostelsClub.com customers. All these places are therefore highly recommended by backpackers and Hostelsclub staff, and should be seriously taken into consideration.
An interview with the hostel manager of Eco Republik in Užice, Serbia. He reveals us how to start a business like his and why it's important to take care of the environment.
Michela, who has been travelling around Australia for a while, has got some smart and experienced suggestions to share with HostelsClub. Are you planning a trip Down Under or are you just curious to learn about Australia's false myths and beliefs? Get inspired by her precious hints and tips!
Labyrinths have always fascinated men: you can find them in mythology, literature, cinema... We have searched for the 10 more spectacular labyrinths around the world, to lose and then find yourself!
Sao Paulo is an open invitation to know Brazilian culture. Besides its intrinsic cosmopolitan characteristics, it has a lot of old buildings and museums, great to visit with the whole family, that tell the story of the city and Brazil.
While waiting for Game of Thrones Season 4, here is a guide to visit the locations of everyone's favourite TV series!
China, along with Chinese communities all over the world, is getting ready to celebrate yet another Chinese New Year. Let's join in and see how Chinese New Year is celebrated worldwide, it's never to late for some New Year's resolutions!
Rio de Janeiro is recognized by UNESCO as a world heritage site and it's a perfect destination for holidays in Brazil: stunning beaches, fascinating landscapes, romantic getaways, fun, relax, samba, chats in bars and taverns and a lot of good vibrations.
Hip, posh, alternative... find out who's who in Milan's legendary nighlife with our handy tongue-in-cheek guide!
Havana is often called the jewel of the Caribbean and no wonder why: the capital of Cuba fascinates everyone with its colonial and monumental architecture, retro - style, salsa music, rum, tobacco, and of course with its classic cars. Havana is a hot destination for a city break and our short guide will help to organize a fabulous trip there.
Anthony is a blogger who doesn't take travel too seriously. We are revealing here his theories on funny side of travelling, get ready to have a laugh!
Are you all about partying, pics and traveling? Follow us on Instagram, where our wildest side shows!
Great news for the travel and technology addicted: thanks to the latest Hostelsclub mobile version, it has never been so easy to book your budget accommodation on a tablet or smartphone.
The Santos Express Train Lodge, “The Train” by locals, is a real train which parked 30 meters from wonderful Santos beach in Mossel Bay. Its cars haven't been on a rail for years and have become hotel/hostel rooms.
Armenia is a tiny landlocked country in South Caucasus, where I've happened to reside since last summer. It's not the easiest place to be, but it definitely is fascinating and mind-blowingly beautiful. If something is difficult and amazing at the same time, you should pursue it – this is the [...]
Doris is an Austrian travel blogger with a passion for green lifestyle. Always ready to explore, discover, share, meet, eat, greet and learn, she is the travel blogger behind Littemissitchyfeet.com
Many thanks to everybody for sharing with us Christmas and New Year's wishes in our X-Mas F3v3R contest! Enjoy this intonational wishes and we hope it will bring happiness and joy to the people you love. Here are the best comments in different languages: we don't translate [...]
Candice Does The World is a place where you will find no grandiose exclamations of life lessons. Welcome to the world of Candice and her tangled mess of unfortunate coincidences and bizarre experiences.
Many thanks to everybody for sharing with us your New Year's resolutions in our X-Mas F3v3R contest! We enjoyed reading them all! And we hope you will try to win the main prize of next contest - a romantic trip to Venice, including a 2-night accommodation and a gondola tour! Here are the best [...]
Summer has just begun in the Southern Hemisphere and people down there are packing their things to set off for their summer holiday. HostelsClub Team, feeling cold in winter-like Venice, are a little jealous: we picture them looking at the globe and then pointing at some place they would like to visit! However, it's Christmas time and everybody's kinder and sweeter, isn't it true? That's why our travel-addicted team will treat anyone going on vacation to precious Christmas present: HostelsClub.com Membership Card!
Agness and Cez is a Polish duo who runs the travel blog eTramping.com. They call themselves tramps because they live without permanent home and for less than 25 bucks a day, since 2011. While travelling the world, working and living in different countries, they share the tricks to do it cheaply and even help other people do the same on their blog.
The windows of French bakeries and patisseries are a delight to the eyes: what a display of many different types of cakes and sweets. When walking along Paris' Boulevards, we often are tempted by tasteful and colourful macarons.
Come and celebrate New Year's Eve with the big firework show in Bacino San Marco at midnight will illuminate the city with warm colors and the party will continue on the dance floor with a toast and traditional cocktail 'Bellini” at the music of Mister White Dj Maci.
Dear friends,thank you for following our X-Mas F3v3R contest! We hope that you are enjoying our contest, and that you will try to catch one of our amazing prizes in the upcoming weeks: a free stay in London and a romantic trip to Venice!Here we have the top comments for the 1st [...]
Win a 2-night stay for two and a Gondola tour in Venice
X-Mas F3v3r is HostelsClub new contest and gives you the chance to win a special prize every week! You can get a city trip for two persons to Madrid, London or Venice. Join the contest now: you just need to go to the competition’s page, leave a comment and share it on your Facebook Wall! 3 weeks, 3 unique chances, 3 prizes!
Every year HostelsClub.com celebrates the latest news on its website with partners from all over world at HostelsClub.com’s Annual Party. This yaer more than 200 partners came to Venice on November 30th, 2013, it was definitely a night to remember.
Enjoy Moscow, a metropolis on the border between East and West. In this article you can read insider tips about travelling to the Russian capital to encourage independent budget tourists for a short backpacking trip. There are many possibilities to have fun and spend little in Moscow for a drink, party or a hostel.
Tel Aviv is a vibrant and modern city, with trendy clubs and fantastic beaches. As a backpacker you may fall in love with Tel Aviv, because there is plenty to do and to enjoy, even with a really tiny budget. Fortunately in this cosmopolitan city it is quite easy to find a place where you can eat [...]
Sometimes when you read a book and enjoy its story, you start to imagine the location and places and think to yourself “I would like to go there!”… Some novels can become also travel guides thanks to the detailed description of spectacular cities, interesting locations and unique places [...]
New York is a bustling metropolis that everyone wants to visit. The city of hustle and bustle is quite expensive and by staying there, you can quickly spend a lot of money. With insider tips below New York will be more accessible to everyone.Free concerts in Central ParkIn the summer, you can [...]
The backpacker is grown up and is looking for a new style and technical equipment on his way to explore the world. He want to have all comfort, he travels with stylish designed trolley, stays in luxury hostels and want to get the most of the trip. With Hostelsclub every Flashpacker will definitely [...]
Ireland is an emerald paradise, full of various flora upon rolling hills, and endless scenic coasts – from brilliant beaches and sandy coves to wicked and powerful looking cliffs. The air is fresh, the colors are entrancing, the scenery is immaculate, the people are brilliant and oh so nice, [...]
New Delhi is an ancient city, which is also the capital of India. This is a fast growing city and development work is evident if you pass through the city. There are upmarket malls, multiplexes, office complexes, many flyovers and not to miss the famous Delhi Metro.However with so much development, [...]
Seeing the sights, learning the culture, and eating the food are always fun little highlights when traveling, but what truly makes the destination come alive is when you experience a true connection. Most seasoned travelers will tell you that the people make the place... Because making a connection [...]
July Morning is the most traditional hippie holiday in Bulgaria, emerging in the middle 80's of the last century. People from across Bulgaria travel to the coast of the Black Sea to meet the first sun rays on the first day of July The traditional hippie holiday started in Varna in 1986 [...]
My hostel experience in Spain Recently, I backpacked through Spain. I visited Barcelona, Madrid, Toledo, Granada, Malaga, Ronda, and Sevilla. I have to say that it was one of the best trips of my life. Spain offers so much from culture to tradition, and food to entertainment. It’s [...]
This time around Brandon thought it was necessary to pinpoint some of the most important things to remember when booking a hostel... 1. Location, location, location Location is always the big one, when you’re searching for the right hostel. There’s nothing worse than arriving to a city [...]
It’s a question everyone thinks about from time to time in their lives. But the interesting part is if you obsess over it and think about it every waking (and dreaming) moment of every day? Whether the perfect beach setting is right for you or if solitude high up in the mountains is what [...]
This time around Brandon shares with you his thoughts and feelings of culture shock when traveling more remote parts of the world... The streets are aligned with little makeshift stalls of shops and fruit wagons, and there are tens of thousands of people going here and there, and every which way. [...]
Our summer contest is back! Sunshine, sea, beach, surf and fun, what could be better than this? To get it all for free! Well, HostelsClub.com makes this possible! Take a chance to win Free Stays in one of our Top Beach Hostels in Portugal, Italy, Greece, Spain, Montenegro, Bulgaria or Malta - 10 [...]
Surfing and other water sports are not only cooler than most ordinary activities, but have become extremely popular as holiday activities. Whether enjoying the salty water atop a surfboard on the Ocean, doing yoga on the white sand beach or snorkeling to explore an underwater paradise, beach [...]
'Boomy' sounds, guitar riffs and wild dancing belong not only to the concert-stage. When Rock & Roll is your philosophy, it's part of your life everyday, and why wouldn't it accompany you while you're on vacation? Modern hostels and budget hotels offer “rock style” accommodations, [...]
Singapore is an energetic cosmopolitan city with positive energy, best represented by how much the nation has progressed in such a short time since its independence from England in 1965. It is an ideal tourist destination thanks to the warm tropical weather and hosts an exciting array of notable [...]
There is no better time to visit Amsterdam than on the 30th of April! On this day, the whole Holland celebrates the birthday of their queen: 'Koninginnedag'.What's Queen's day? Queen's day or Koninginnedag in Dutch is the birthday of the Queen of Netherlands and a national holiday in Holland. It [...]
It is Spring time therefore it is time to think about your next city trip! This is actually your chance to win a FREE one to one of Europe’s most beautiful cities – Venice!Do you like the Easter atmosphere? We do too! That's why we will award the most special Easter Eggs photos with a special [...]
TOP 5 ROMANTIC DESTINATIONS Amsterdam for Lovers - Stroll, relax and enjoy the city - Amsterdam owes its romantic touch to the idyllic channels. Staying in a hostel in Amsterdam you will enjoy the city and can spend more for a romantic dinner. Try the “SoVine” bar (Amstelveenseweg 152, [...]
Probably there are so many reasons to visit Bangkok as many travellers are. In Europe we do not have these wonderful temples and floating markets. Many historical sites and wonderful modern attractions are situated there. The most important temples to visit:No visit to Thailand is without a [...]
Frankfurt Hahn hasn't been popular at all, but this changed in the last couple of years. The Ryanair airport Frankfurt Hahn encourages many people to travel perforce in that area! We present you cheap hostels and hotels with a free shuttle service!Who hasn't been in the following situation yet? A [...]
Venice Carnival is one of the most popular Carnival festivals worldwide and boast of a long and interesting story. This year's theme 'VIVI I COLORI' – 'Live in colors' - really promises an explosion of colors and lights all over the Venetian lagoon. If you plan to visit Venice during Carnival, [...]
If your New Year's resolutions include to have more fun, to get fit, to spend more time with your beloved ones, to enjoy life more and to learn something new, HostelsClub have some suggestions for your next adventure. Lonely Planet presented the list with the best value travel destinations 2013 and [...]
New Year is usually the right time to reflect about the past year and make some New Year's resolutions. If your New Year's resolution is to have more fun, to get fit, to spend more time with your beloved ones, to enjoy life more and to learn something new, HostelsClub have some suggestions for [...]
Where ever you are around the world, New Years Eve is a celebration of the future and the past, for young and old, together with friends or strangers! Spend New Year’s Eve somewhere amazing, for a budget New Year's Eve getaway, HostelsClub offers affordable accommodation in New York, [...]
Berlin is considered as one of the most popular cities in the world where to celebrate New Year’s Eve. Every year, the New Year's Eve party at the Brandenburger Tor host millions visitors celebrating, dancing and enjoying this amazing event. How to celebrate New Year's Eve in Berlin Kick off [...]
Do you love Christmas? Have you started to look for Christmas decorations and presents or set your Christmas tree in your apartment? If you haven’t yet, this post will definitely wake up your festive mood! Enjoy our list of the most interesting Christmas markets and hostels where to stay: on [...]
It is again competition time at HostelsClub! This time we are looking for the best Summer 2012 Travel Pictures!5 weeks – 5 prizes – 5 amazing travel pictures!Share your best holiday moment with us and our friends on Facebook and get a chance to win 2 nights accommodation for 2 people in the [...]
A city break to one of the most expensive European cities doesn't have to burn a hole in your wallet. By spending a night in a hostel you will not only have such a great time and meet new friends but you will also save money! Whether it is London, Oslo or Paris – by booking with [...]
If you are reading this now, have already planned to go to the Oktoberfest but haven't booked your hostel in Munich yet ...HostesClub.com has good news for you this year! We still have some beds available! If you are planning to have fun in Munich at the Oktoberfest 2012, choose among a wide [...]
If autumn blues have already got you, check out this article as we can guarantee that autumn days in Canada can be as colorful and as lively as a summer day! It’s common knowledge that Canada offers some of the best fall foliage and leaves color changing: depending on the area, entire forests of [...]
Here we are setting off for the Basque countries where a brand new San Sebastian hostel is just about to open: rumours has it that it is going to be one of the best “ hostel” news before the Summer 2012 is overAs of September 2012 Green Nest Hostel Donostia is going to become the getaway [...]
Bunk beds, drab dorms and crowed shared rooms? Forget about this prejudice about hostels: the border between hostels and a chic hotels has never been as thin as nowadays. On Hostelsclub.com you will find hostels with creative design, attractive interior and high-quality services which is simply [...]
If you like music, clubbing and partying, this is right contest for you! Have the unique chance to win a party- weekend in the best party city in the world – Berlin. Supported by Berlin-clubnacht.de and ONE 80° Hostel Berlin, HostelsClub gives you the chance to celebrate together with your [...]
Situated on the Black Sea, Varna is a worldwide famous cultural centre, attracting tourists from around the world thanks to its unique atmosphere of medieval romance and modern lifestyles. Varna has a rich historical and cultural heritage as well as being a modern and cosmopolitan city. Varna [...]
There's much more to see in London than the usual tourist attractions like Big Ben, Buckingham Palace, Madame Tassaud and a London Musical.
Enjoy white beaches instead of white snow. Eat fresh fruit for breakfast and get to know a culture that smells of Coconut and Curry.If this is what you want this winter, then you should continue reading this article, -cause we have some hot tips for all you backpackers who´s looking for the best [...]
Most avid travelers have seen Zurich at least once, perhaps only thanks to a connecting flight at the well frequented Zürich Airport. But if you decide to book a Zurich's Hostel and spend a weekend in this amazing city, HostelsClub.com has some advices how to get the most out of your time in [...]
There’s nothing quite like New York when autumn falls… Not just because Manhattan and Central Park is super romantic when the foliage colours change, but the flights are also cheaper, there’s often heavily discounted prices after the summer so check the price comparison websites like [...]
It’s competition time again at HostelsClub and today we have a special prize for you! Once again we will give you the chance to win a weekend in Venice for two including free mobile WiFi access, provided by our partner Tripbutler! Not only you will enjoy the most romantic city in the world for [...]
Summer is the perfect time for a vacation and everybody dreams of holidaying at the seaside... A journey to Europe's most beautiful beaches doesn't need to be expensive. Actually, the seaside accommodation has never been as inexpensive as this year. This means reduced rates for hostels and guest [...]
Book great value family holiday deals online with HostelsClub! Now is the time to start thinking where you'd like to spend your vacation.There are so many interesting places to see and go, your trip will be a wonderful experience making family memories and pictures to be treasured for years to [...]
The days of plain and basic hostels are over: today hostels are more like budget hotels offering backpackers with more service, comfort, design and a unique atmosphere. HostelsClub is proud to present backpackers with hostels and budget accommodation worldwide for every taste. Art nouveau, [...]
If you're having trouble deciding what to do in Lebanon, HostelsClub can help.As you take your first step in Lebanon, tired from your flight; you'll directly head to your Hotel in Beirut. There's a variety to choose from, Parisian Hotel for example, combining style with comfort, however, Safir [...]
Summer is fast approaching, what better way to stay in shape and have some outdoors fun than to play some sports!HostelsClub has a new competition : We are asking our fans to be creative and invent a new sport. Then, make a short video of your new sport, share it with us on-line, and you could [...]
EURO 2012 is taking place in Poland and Ukraine from the 8th of June until the 1st of July 2012. All of Europe is looking forward to enjoying the main sporting event of the year! 16 European teams, 2 countries, 8 stations and millions of international fans – the football party is coming soon! [...]
At these rates, start planning for Spring Break or a quick getaway for a weekend. Spring is the best time to take advantage of the pre-summer flow. Hostelsclub.com has made a top 10 list of popular destination cities where you can book a dorm bed for less than 10 euro a night when staying during [...]
The party celebrations for St Patrick's Day kick off on Friday 14th March and last until Monday 17th March. A four day party offering an exciting program of free entertainment, highlighting some of the best artistry and flair Ireland has to offer. Audiences can look forward to music, [...]
Who would not like to spend a weekend in a hostel in Barcelona? The Catalan capital is one of the most loved tourist spots of all times and there are many reasons for this: It is youthful, dynamic, fun, full of history, culture and tradition. Add to this the ease of which you can get there by [...]
Do you Like Maná? Or do you prefer Lenny Kravitz, or maybe the Red Hot Chili Peppers? HostelsClub is launching a new competition, giving you the opportunity to attend ROCK IN RIO MADRID 2012!!! 2012 is a very special year for us: HostelsClub.com is celebrating our 10th year in business! [...]
Valentine’s Day has probably become the most controversial holiday of the year in Romania. Not only for those who think that love should be celebrated every day or, not celebrated at all, but because Romania has its own Love Celebration.24th of February is celebrated as the day of Dragobete, an [...]
Paris is definitely a top-destination for a short trip or a weekend getaway. Whether it's a hit and run trip or a relaxed holiday lasting for more than just a few days, you will always find something to do and new places to explore in Paris.
If you didn't know yet, it’s very trendy go barefoot, jogging, shopping, or just hanging out barefoot at home... Gossip magazines are spreading pictures of movie stars walking around barefoot in the middle of the city, and jogging with 'barefoot jogging shoes' is spreading everywhere. There is [...]
Berlin “the wooden beam” is waiting for HostelsClub.com guests! As Berlin citizens always say... 'Niemand hat die Absicht, eine Mauer zu errichten!' ('Nobody intends to put up a wall!') That means everyone is welcome in Berlin at any time and on any budget!HostelsClub.com assures a comfortable [...]
June and July are two of the most important months in 2012 for football fans, where will you be??? Poland? Ukraine? During these months the European Football Championship is set to take place in Poland and Ukraine. Poland a centrally located country in Europe, is waiting for football fans from all [...]
The 2012 Olympic Games are taking place in London, England, United Kingdom. They run from the opening ceremony on the 27th of July until the closing ceremony on the 12th August. London was selected on 6th July 2005 to be the city that hosts the Olympic Games, this will be the third time the Games [...]
Budget travellers always refer to HostelsClub.com for reserving their next economical stay at the most important tourist destinations in the world .HostelsClub.com guests it is your opportunity to feature in your very own Roman holiday on a tight Budget!After paying what can be a considerable [...]
Amsterdam might not be the cheapest place to visit! However HostelsClub.com attempts to get you around this gorgeous city without destroying your budget. Budget travelers it’s your chance to see the romantic city of Amsterdam!Booking budget hotels in Amsterdam is quite weird; you won't find many [...]
With less than a month to go until Valentines Day, HostelsClub would like to offer one lucky couple the chance to win a romantic weekend in Venice, including accommodation, a bottle of prosecco and a free gondola ride! One magical moment - captured for everWe are asking our fans to send us via [...]
Budget travelers it's your turn to discover London while staying in budget accommodation. Don't wait London is economical now! I'm a traveler who adores long trips and exploring energetic countries, while sleeping in budget hotels and hostels all over the world. My latest journey to London was [...]
The emirate of Dubai is a unique destination due to it being based around a dynamic business-centre. Still, it is a paradise for tourists, offering many attractions, shopping centres, fine dining restaurants and quality hotels. Last January I was planning to travel to the Middle East to experience [...]
Hiroshima is not only famous for being the first victim of the atomic bomb, it is also a great place for sightseeing! Itsukushima shrine is a Shinto shrine on the island of Itsukushima (famously called Miyajima) in Hiroshima. This shrine is listed as a World Cultural Heritage Site by UNESCO and [...]
Lebanon, also known as the “Switzerland of the East”, is one of the top destinations that both budget and luxury travellers from all over the world wish to visit during their holidays. I am such a traveller, who adores visiting Lebanon time and time again. But last Christmas it was a real [...]
2012 is packed full of sporting events and HostelsClub presents the highlights with ideas on how to plan you travel and recommends hostels to stay at if you want to enjoy all the action! Rugby fans are looking forward to the main European Rugby show from 4th February - 17th March. The Six [...]
Chicago is known for jazz music, steaks, stand-up comedy, gospel, blues, and famous gangsters such as Al Capone, Bugs Moran and Hymie Weiss during the 30's. The so called ”Great migration” of the Afro-American population after WW1 when 8 million people fled the south for a better life in the [...]
Madrid is such an amazing place to book your holiday in!! Budget travelers also have the opportunity to visit this energetic city!As a budget traveler who experience booking cheap accommodation, I can give you some tips concerning this issue. Online reservation is the most secure and effective way [...]
In the days before Christmas, the streets of Stockholm are packed with people filled with the Christmas cheer. Take as many breaks as you like, at the numerous cafés serving gingerbread cookies, saffron buns and other holiday treats. Stockholm’s designer stores are world-famous, but you can find [...]
Many tourists visiting Stockholm take the opportunity to spend a day or two in the beautiful historical city of Uppsala. Uppsala with around 180 000 habitants is only a 40 minute train ride from Stockolm Central station. It's even closer from Stockholm airport, - about 20 minutes. This was the [...]
The Sustainable Living Festival is the oldest and largest of it's kind, held in Melbourne, Australia. With an aim to raise the public awareness in how we can lessen the impact on our earth, it continues to expand every year. 2011 had hundreds of businesses, organisations and individuals involved, [...]
Celebrate a classic southern Thanksgiving on the fairground race tracks in New Orleans. Put on a smile, a fancy hat and join the party! New Orleans is one the most fascinating cities to visit in the USA, with a unique mix of cultures from France, the Caribbean and Africa it's like no other place [...]
Visiting Vermont Vermont is the 43rd biggest state in the US, bordered by New York, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Quebec in Canada. Although it has the second smallest population out of all the states, it is their leading producer of maple syrup! The Vermont countryside also makes a great [...]
Do you like Halloween? Halloween is a very old tradition and is dated back to the celebration of the Celts New Year, Samhain, when they would celebrate the end of the summer. Back in those days, the time between summer and winter, was a time that belonged neither to the old nor the new year and in [...]
1) Biking! There are over 2000 bikes to borrow for FREE. Pay around 3 Euros deposit and it's yours for the day. 2) Visit the Mermaid, 'den lille Havsfruen'. She is waiting for you at Christansborg.3) Bakken Amusement Park, free entrance, unfortunately not free rides, at the worlds oldest [...]
Planning your next holiday? Why not try Phuket, an island located in the south-west of Thailand, also known as the island of smiles, and it is easy to understand why... Whether you want to relax or be entertained, or if you like exploring new and fascinating places, Phuket is the place for you! [...]
1) Kulturhuset at Sergelstorg – We could end the list right there, for you can spend the whole day at Kulturhuset. Five floors of free art exhibitions, a great library with books, music and films, chess games with the locals, a restaurant, workshops, concerts and a free cinema. Something to be [...]
Athens is a beautiful place to travel this season, without the heatwaves and crowds of tourists, you can visit the Akropolis in peace and have a Sovlaki dinner at a taverna overlooking the colorful street life. However some doubts may be raised by those who have followed the news recently regarding [...]
Are you dreaming of taking a skiing holiday? There are a lot of great ski resorts around the Europe and you can choose your next ski holiday destination right now! From the traditional charm of Austria, to the original home of downhill skiing in Switzerland, HostelsClub.com provides you with ski [...]
Are you traveling to Mexico? The best time to visit this country is during one of the many Mexican festivals. Don't miss the Mexican Halloween, the Day of the Dead (El DÃa de los Muertos). Celebrated all over the country from October 31st to November 2nd, the Day of the Dead is a very [...]
Transilvania is a historical region in the central part of Romania, bound on the east and south by the Carpathian mountain range. The name `Transilvania` comes from the Latin expression -Trans Silva – which means `the land beyond the forests`, due to the forests which covered mountains in the [...]
Newfoundland has more than just it’s own time zone, it’s also a magical meeting point for Icebergs, ten thousand or so whales, and millions of seabirds. If you love nature, Newfoundland is a fantastic travel destination to discover. It’s one of the best places in the world to see Icebergs up [...]
Switzerland is a great travel destination for every backpacker who loves adventure and outdoors activities! If you fancy paragliding, canoeing, river rafting, skydiving, biking or skiing book your hostel in Switzerland and enjoy its green fields, the Alps, blue lakes and good food. Visit [...]
Can you believe the following 5 HostelsClub hostels are really low budget accommodation? And these are just five examples from more than 20 000 properties we offer – ALL OVER THE WORLD. Remember -You’ll have much more fun if you stay at a hostel –and you will pay less!Now you can Win a [...]
Are you ready for lazy days and crazy nights? Have a look at HostelsClub's Top Ten European Beach Hostels. Book a Beach Hostel with HostelsClub.com, the low budget beach resort alternative, which will save you money but not spare you of any fun!Let's start with one of the best Beach Hostels we've [...]
Are you looking for a bed for Oktoberfest?! HostesClub.com has good news for you! If you’re planning to have fun in Munich at Oktoberfest, book hostels in Munich now, you will need a place to sleep after partying in the biggest beer garden in the world — Theresienwiese! Every year to [...]
More and more young people take advantage of the opportunity to study at foreign universities and to participate on the Erasmus program to improve their language skills and learn new cultures. Erasmus program is the chance to get to know the culture, language and way of life of the host country. [...]
“Of becoming her own unescorted and independent person, a lady taveller” So begins the guidebook from another era, The Victorian England, the year, 1889. But the writers useful tips still applies: First of all: Remember, NEVER travel without a ‘SMALL FLASK OF BRANDY’, ‘STRONG SMELLING [...]
Summer is the best time to visit Copenhagen. We’ve got Stroget ‘The Main Street', Tivoli, Danish design, picnic in Christiania, a daytrip to Louisiana, Museum of Modern Art. But the most interesting art is to be found in the art galleries in the Meatpacking district of Vesterbro. At night the [...]
Are you on your way through Germany? Don't miss Düsseldorf! This city on the River Rhine is very famous for its nightlife, events, shopping and for fashion and trade fairs like the Boot Messe (the world best boats and water sports trade show) and Igedo (one of the world best fashion fairs). [...]
Summer in Finland is fascinating! Imagine a warm and bright, almost sunny, night in Eastern Finland when the sun falls below horizon for just a few hours, or not at all if you go further north. The otherwise calm and quiet Finns wake up their winter hibernation and suddenly the summer in Finland is [...]
Today India is one of the most exciting tourist destinations in the world. The varied and vast landscape of the country forms a beautiful background to the cultural mosaic that is India. Visitors are spoiled for choices.In the North, is the pristine majesty of the Himalayas - considered one of the [...]
Book your holiday with HostelsClub in September. In September is one of the most famous festivals in Korea. It's called ' Chusok'. Chusok is known as the Korean Thanksgiving, originally known as Hangawi, it is a major harvest festival and a three-day holiday in Korea. It is generally held on the [...]
Summer is coming... Fun, sunshine, holiday and of course the beach! HostelsClub.com wants to know if you are ready for the beach this season! Send a photo of you on the beach and you can win a holiday in the Country Club Castelfusano in Rome including accommodation for two and a flight voucher of [...]
Inscriptions on stones tell the stories of ancient rituals of sun worshipping. Mankind for a long time has been able to read the sky and predict exactly when the sun solstice occurs - the origin of the celebration of Midsummer. It occurs around the date of June 24th and is celebrated around Europe [...]
Best time to vistit Saint Petersburg is the summer time. The city Saint Petersburg is a famous holiday destination. Besides checking out the architecture in Saint Petersburg, there is an amazing nightlife, many museums and an interesting history. But Saint Petersburg is mostly famous for it's [...]
As every year on the summer solstice, Krakow celebrates the shortest night of the year. You cannot miss it! 'Noc Kupały (Kupala Night), Noc Świętojańska' - a few names, which for years was accompanied by traditions associated with the shortest night of the year, the traditions dating back to [...]
Germany is the place to be this summer for festivals! Germans know how to party! There are a lot of places throughout Germany organizing big music events and festivals! First rock, then sleep safe, that's HostelsClub’s motto helping you find the perfect place to stay during festivals. The summer [...]
Syracuse was one of the most eminent cities in the ancient Greek world. In 414C, after a series of battles and long sieges with Athens, Syracuse inflicted a heavy defeat on the aggressors, an event that rocked Athens to its core and further increased Syracuse's influence and status as one of the [...]
HostelsClub rocks and to prove it we are starting another rocking Facebook contest for you and all your friends!Listen carefully: HostelsClub, in collaboration with LiveNation and OnaBarcelona invites you to: A WEEKEND IN BARCELONA TO ATTEND THE NEXT SHAKIRA CONCERT ON THE 29TH MAY! This is a [...]
Visit Angkor! Book your holiday in Cambodia with Hostelsclub. What are you waiting, book your holiday in Cambodia! Do you have passion for adventure and archaeology? If so Siem Reap is the place for you! Described as one of the most cheerful cities in Cambodia and the location of the famous [...]
The travel trend of Experience-oriented Travels continues and HostelsClub would like to highlight Alaska, USA as a destination for anyone looking for an adventure this summer!Perhaps you remember Charlie Chaplin in Goldrush? But don't worry, you won't have to eat your shoes for dinner like Charlie [...]
Do you want your next holiday to be both relaxing and fun? Thailand Koh Samui's Island is where you should go! We have low cost luxurious hotels with all the services you would expect from high class establishments and also luxurious private apartments at great low prices. The Koh Samui's Island [...]
Enjoy spring time in Hamburg: as soon as temperatures rise above the mark of 15°C, the city awakes from its winter sleep and Hamburg's inhabitants revive their favourite outdoor activities. Enjoy the most interesting events in spring in Hamburg: the Dom 25th March – April 25th [...]
Australia, often referred as just plain Oz or Aussie, is not only just a country it's a continent of 7,617.930 sq km with only 22 million habitants. Crossing this giant continent, or taking the scenic route along the coast, by car or camper van is a popular way of travelling among backpackers, and [...]
Do you like the glamorous life with stars, celebrities and parties? You hate to miss a big event like the MTV Music Awards, the Oscars or filmfestivals in Cannes and Berlin even if it's only on TV? You would never leave the house without a camera and you choose your bars and clubs according to the [...]
HostelsClub.com is proud to announce the coolest and friendliest hostels in Germany for 2010, rated by you our customers. It was not easy to choose between all the great places in Germany in the 4 following categories: staff, cleanliness, position and fun factor. This year our customers added some [...]
Carnivals are fun for everyone, they make adults behave like children and allows everyone to forget their social roles for few days. Carnivals have a long history in European countries and in America. For anyone planning a short trip to Venice, Rio de Janeiro, Nice or New Orleans during their [...]
The Argentine Tango derived from Spanish immigrants in the suburbs of Buenos Aires in the end of the 19th century, who expressed their desillusioned lives, their nostalgy for their home country and their desires and hope in this very special dance. The competition for the women was severe, there [...]
If you didn't know it yet, at Hostelsclub.com you can find the most incredible hideaways. In this article we will tell you about one of them: Hotel Himalaya Yoga, with accommodation from 2.40 Euros a night/ person including free yoga every morning. The Hotel is located in beautiful Kathmandu in [...]
Berlin is the place to be this February! From 10th to the 20th of February 2011 Berlin celebrates its world famous International Film Festival, called 'Berlinale'. It is one of the most exciting events in Berlin, and Germany, and if you like movies, glamour, fun and parties, you have to be there [...]
One of the most romantic cities in the winter for sure is Munich. It is generally known that Munich is actually the best pace to live in Germany. Visit Munich now and discover what makes this city so special! HostelsClub.com has as usual a lot of tips where to stay and what to see to keep the [...]
HostelsClub is looking for the Best Travel Picture from your 2010 Trip! Show us your best holiday moment and share it with our friends on facebook, so they can vote on whether yours is deserving of a ROMANTIC WEEKEND IN VENICE including accommodation, a bottle of prosecco (sparkling white wine) & a [...]
The major cities of Europe dress up and fill their billboards with rare expositions that are fun and indispensable.This is a general visual on the European scene of museums and key ideas in case you get tired of the usual markets and Christmas commercials. Sometimes there’s nothing better than [...]
Seville is known as a beautiful city, a coveted destination of international tourism, but there is much more than that. Corners, alleys, squares, lights, colors, noise and silence - All at the same time, very different, very strong contrasts within a few meters. There is one classic Seville, full [...]
It is the time to grab your ski and snowboard equipment and start planning your ski trip to the Alps or to the other ski destinations. In Europe you have a vast range of skiing holiday options such as Austria, Switzerland, Italy, Slovenia, France, Poland or Germany. Ski holidays are the best time [...]
Réveillon, the very common name used in Brazil for New Year’s Eve is a time for intense partying all over the country, mainly along the coast. You can count on a great free celebration on the sands of innumerable beach cities, but there are also other outstanding Brazilian spots to visit on [...]
HostelsClub's tradition to celebrate the latest site’s advances with their hostels partners becomes a legend: more than 400 partners came this year to Venice on November 27, 2010 for HostelsClub's Annual Party. Even with the high water and rain, nobody wanted to miss the chance to celebrate the [...]
Spend New Year's Eve in one of this cities and discover how to celebrate it. If you want to have more fun, you can celebrate New Year's Eve in a different country. Here you can read insider tips from the international staff of HostelsClub.com about the special events and traditions in popular cities worldwide.
Ever heard the expression:” If you don't like the weather in Florida, wait 5 minutes?” Enjoy the pleasant temperatures of around 25 degrees Celsius in December, plenty of sunshine and be sure to find the Christmas spirit even without snow and icy cold winds. For example, in Florida the boats [...]
Walpurgisnacht (or Christkindel markt) is just a perfect place to spend the evening with Friends or family or to shop: there are many Christmas decorations like crib figurines, wood carvings, candles, marionettes and lambskin shoes. Christmas markets mean also music, fun, food and not to forget Glühwein, hot red wine with spices and sugar.
Korean traditional houses known as “hanok” or more ancient traditional houses known as Gotaek are great options to choose when visiting Korea. Although many of the traditional houses in Korea have gradually disappeared with passing time, recently the policy of tourism of Korea is that they [...]
If you plan on visiting Scotland, make sure your dates are between October 14- November 13, 2010 and visit the must-see festival known as Glasgay. For one night, a week or even the full period, the Glasgay festival will provide entertainment for all.This festival boasts of 20 venues over a month [...]
We wrote before about the trend of boutique hostels around the world and along with that comes the guest: the Flashpacker... The term flashpacking popped up a few years ago referring to the new generation of backpackers travelling with a lot of technical devises like laptops, iphones, and [...]
If we think about travelling to Europe, we know that popular destinations in Europe are big cities like London, Berlin, Paris, Barcelona or Rome. But more and more tourists travelling through Europe go to the Eastern part looking for new and exciting experiences. Benefits of such travel: low [...]
Silverlake, a hilly neighborhood in the Los Angeles area, has been a creative center in Los Angeles for more than 15 years. It's the birthplace of the L.A Indie music scene. East of Road 101 you're far enough from the plastic surgeons in Beverly Hills, the paparazzis of Hollywood and the [...]
Do you know the 'Old Paris'? Follow Sartre, Hemingway, Picasso, Toulouse Lautrec de Beauvoir and soak up the special atmosphere and culture of the 'cafés Parisiens', and enjoy a pleasant conversation about philosophy, literature, art in front of a coffee.
Marrakech is a city with thousands of faces: bright, lively and incredibly beautiful. Morocco as a whole has much to offer tourists: the desert or the mountains with the famous Atlas peak, and don't forget the old city of Medina. Nothing better than enjoying the traditions entering all your senses. [...]
Halloween is one of those random holidays that Americans invented to scare you as a little child. No, just kidding, actually, it is dated back to the celebration of the Celts New Year, Samhain, where they would celebrate the end of the summer. Back in their days, this season which is between Summer [...]
When thinking of Poland, you may think of certain dinner foods, but what about Polish fudge and toffee candy? In both cases, you can find these fresh sweets containing milk, sugar, from time to time butter, cream and vanilla flavors. Yum! For many years these treats have been varied and now known [...]
Marseille is a city of art and culture with its 26 centuries of existence; it combines traditional and modern life. This beautiful Mediterranean city offers a wide variety of activities, ranging well enough to keep you busy during your stay. To name a few: shopping downtown, river rafting in the [...]
Do you like Berlin and do you already have plans for your next trip to this fantastic city? HostelsClub always has a lot of tips and references for your visit to Berling including cheap accommodations and hostels in Berlin. It is easy to go to Berlin for cheap and you can spend even less for short [...]
For the ancient Celts, Halloween was the end of the old year and the beginning of the new one, but it didn’t belong to either of them: it was a moment out of time, when past, present and future were the same thing… and anything could happen! Of course this means also that the dead, or magical [...]
Dresden is one of the most beautiful cities in Germany known as the 'Florence on the Elbe'. This Baroque city with all its adorable churches and palaces, parks and sites is an extraordinary cultural and artistic example of the Romantic movement and home to famous German poets such as Goethe, [...]
What do you know about Vienna? It is Europe's cultural capital, the city of music and romance. This carmini, vibrant and warm city is situated on the banks of the Danube and is a dream city for anyone who has passion for cultural attractions and history. You will love to walk along the green [...]
Don´t miss one of the most important film events in the world, in one of the most beautiful cities in the world! Book your accommodation in Venice for the 2010 Film Festival on September 1-11, 2010.There is an exciting line-up this year with: Super-star director Sofia Coppola, Golden Lion winner [...]
Cool music in a cool country! Expect nothing less when Reykjavik serves up the the 21st edition of the Reykjavik Jazz Festival. Iceland is one of the most exciting travel destinations this year. Lonely planet named Iceland one of the Top 10 destinations in the world in the category: Value for [...]
Have the ultimate concert experience at the U2 concert in Rome on October 8th. There are still tickets left for the U2 360 Tour Concert in Rome on October 8th at the Olympic Stadium. Concert tickets start from 35 Euros and up. Regarding accommodations in Rome, there are plenty of good choices to [...]
What's Korean barbecue? What can we eat in Korea?These days Korean cuisine is characterized by a wide variety of meat dishes along with vegetables. In Korea House and other Korean restaurants you often smell a special scent in the air – that’s sesame oil. Korean cuisine derives its flavors and [...]
Gwangju Metropolitan City is the sixth largest city with 1.4 million people in just the Jeollanam province on the west side of Korea. It’s on the other side of the country from Seoul and requires a 3.5 hour bus ride to reach. The city holds an annual Kimchi Festival that draws visitors from all [...]
The Time machine might not have been invented yet, but if you go and visit Visby, the best preserved medieval city in Northern Europe, between Aug 8-15, 2010 during their annual Midieval Festival ”Medeltidsveckan”, you will feel like you’ve been blasted back in time! If you´re interested in [...]
Gyeongju located at the southeast part of South Korea was the capital of Silla kingdom for about 1000 years. After Silla unified the peninsula in 676, the city developed into one of the world's major cultural centers. The city was designated as one of the world's ten most historically significant [...]
Beaches full of boards, triangular shapes on the horizon, bright colors, reggae and wet suits... Anywhere and at any time of year: heat, cold, rain or wind, you can find a real surfer paddling out to sea. Much has been studied, but surfers know the secret and the anatomy of waves better than [...]
Jeonju is the provincial capital of Jeollabuk-do. It is the capital of education in South Korea. It is situated about two and a half hours from Seoul and it’s an important tourist center especially for Korean food, historic temples, sporting activities and innovative festivals for arts and [...]
While some of us love to bask in the sun and take in the rays, there are those travelers that stepping outside in 40 degree weather is a dreaded mission of the day and enjoy the air-conditioning at supermarkets who think “if only I could stay by the dairy counter forever...' During the summer [...]
Frankfurt am Main is not only the business and financial centre of Germany, but aslo the city of party and clubbing. Travel to Frankfurt and discover this fantastic city with you travel expert HostelsClub.com
While many people think of Miami or California when thinking of beaches in the US, many traveler’s don’t know what many East Coast Americans know to be a northern jewel, their beloved beaches in the New England part of Massachusetts – Cape Cod! Many of you are familiar with Boston and know [...]
It often happens that pets are considered a problem when you decide to go on vacation. It is not always easy to find someone to take care of them for a few days or longer and it’s not always easy for pets to break away from their owners. Boarding pets can be expensive and there are even risks [...]
HostelsClub promised to give a free iPad to the lucky Facebook fan for those that added our fan page to their favorites by June 1st, 2010. All fans were eligible whether they liked us prior to this giveaway or not, but one fan in particular won the new iPad. The winner chosen is Hanson Cheng from [...]
What kind of travel do you imagine for your summer holiday? Visiting museums to see famous paintings, monuments, or ancient historical legacies? Or how about hanging around the city centre for a cup of coffee, followed by shopping all day and later dining with delicious exotic cuisines, or going [...]
There are newly invented parties and traditional ones. There are parties that are popular and gimmicky, there are even dull parties. Not always do the traditional ones know how to reinvent themselves to live up to the modern day standards of what a party should be like, especially among the young [...]
Perhaps because of its history or because it contains two of the seven wonders of the world, Jordan is a country that has always fascinated the East and the West. In recent years, it is emerging as a vital tourist destination and here’s why. It is one of the few places in the world [...]
There are so many things to do in Washington DC that it's easy to get lost in all the American history. Renowned DC attractions like the Lincoln Memorial, the White House, and the U.S. Capitol building pull in a majority of tourists, but there's so much more to do and see! Arguably the best time to [...]
Summer is the best time to enjoy holiday in Berlin. Enjoy there hot days and hot parties and stay in the cool end eco friendly Berlin's hostels.
Summer 2010 in Venice will be dedicated to Jazz! While the Heineken Jammin Festival will bring the brightest rock stars to the Venice lagoon, now we are now proud to inform you that “Casinò Garden & Wagner Cafè-Dove c’è Musica” (meaning 'Where there's music') will bring the best of jazz, [...]
Iceland can offer you a unique experience for your next holiday! Try a farm holiday in Iceland. Forget about the beach and children screaming for ice-cream, not to mention all the other unbearable tourist's everywhere around you! Seriously, is that really what you want for your vacation?HostelsClub [...]
Only a few more days and Football World Cup 2010 in South Africa begins! And here we go with football fever! Football is and will remain one of the most popular sports of all time, and the World Cup leaves nobody out in the cold. Football means real emotions, passion and a sense of community. This [...]
People say that many famous singers and bands from all over the world suddenly disappear in summer... They're not in their own countries in summer... Just disappear... You know why?Because they all come to Japan for the amazing summer music festivals!This year there'll be lots of music festivals [...]
Inspired by the future and space travel, or just simply having an open-minded Japanese sense of design, the first capsule hotel was made into reality thanks to the innovative architect, Kisho Kurokawa. The year was 1979 and the name of the first hotel was the Osaka Capsule Inn. The idea of capsule [...]
In recent weeks, several flights were canceled or delayed because of the thick cloud of ash from the volcano, Eyjafjallajökull, that erupted in April. The problem now is that the volcano has decided to continue expelling ash and is still threatening travel in Europe. The unpredictability of the [...]
Korean birthday celebrations are an important part of the Korean culture. When a person reaches an important age in his or her life, Koreans celebrate a bit differently to mark these milestones.In the past, due to a lack of medicinal knowledge, Korea's seasonal temperature differences, and many [...]
The Japanese ancient city of Kyoto usually is filled with tranquility in the peaceful environment being surrounded by lots of temples and shrines. A large number of tourists come to Kyoto to touch this particular atmosphere and to feel the traditional Japanese heart. However, this tranquility will [...]
If you enjoy knowing you’re traveling and also making a difference, stay at one of HostelsClub’s green hostels which range in eco-friendly activities from recycling to running off only solar power!_________________________________________________________ ARGENTINABuenos Aires: Estación Buenos [...]
History of Korean Table Settings and MannersDifferent cultures follow different rules for table manners. Korean families usually eat rice, soup, and three to four dishes, so a typical Korean table setting consists of a bowl of steamed rice, a soup bowl, a spoon and chopsticks, which are arranged [...]
Icelander's keep cool and go golfing just miles from the volcano, while airports all over Europe are shut down due to the ashes. Despite what people think, life in Iceland is still very much like normal, except for the area directly surrounding the volcano Eyjafjallajokull, affecting only two dozen [...]
What do you think of when you hear “Warsaw”? Perhaps many people wouldn’t have a specific image for the city, maybe just heard of Frederic Chopin or World War II, but actually you can discover lots of interesting things in Warsaw. It’s a city full of nature, culture, history, art, [...]
Here are some reasons why you should enjoy the celebrations in South Korea! JULY Hansan Rami Fabric Festival (in Daejon): Hansan ramie originated in the Baekje Kingdom and was sent as a tribute to the King during the Joseon Dynasty. Pearly white and gracious in appearance, ramie fabric textiles [...]
Many festivals are held annually in Korea promoting everything from agricultural products and cuisine to arts and crafts. You will make some wonderful discoveries as well as becoming enlightened and inspired when you visit these festivals.January:Hwacheon Mountain Trout Ice Festival: at this Trout [...]
Incheon is the third largest metropolis in Korea and is located within a short distance from Seoul Metropolitan City. It's about only an hour. Incheon is the second major seaport after Busan. There are accessible ferries to Incheon's outlying islands such as Jeju Island and Baekryung Island. The [...]
Germans know how to appreciate good music! And there are a lot of places throughout Germany to organize big music events and festivals! At one of these places, particularly well known for its festivals, is a small city, Schneeßel, in heart of Lower Saxony, where Hurricane Festival takes place [...]
MAY:Cultural Events“Travel around the Turkish Half Moon” is the title of the festival dedicated to Turkish culture and history to be held on May 9-29, 2010 in Pécs: the European Cultural Capital 2010. Dances of whirling dervishes which join the Earth's rotation and more performances with [...]
Are you still stuck at the airport figuring out how to get to your destination? We understand you already packed for your trip that has already been booked, but can't get there how you planned. No worries! There are other alternatives! Planes are not the only way to get around. We also have the [...]
This year Hostelsclub.com attended the TNT Travel Show 2010 in London on March 13th. In total, more than 10,000 people visited the fair!During the London fair, many visitors and future travelers were given tons of options on where to go next, but on top of that HostelsClub.com was giving away free [...]
With warm breezes flowing over, the Baltimore harbor beckons you to come and visit one of the most unique cities in North America. And lucky you there just happens to be one of the friendliest and welcoming hostels centrally located for your convenience, HI-Baltimore. When else do you get the [...]
Travel guide with insider tips how to spend a weekend in Berlin on low budget. With 100€ you will have fun and discover this fantastic, vibrant and surprising city if you follow a small introduction in the hostel's and bar's life in Berlin.
If you like to dance to good music and chill out, keep your calendar open for April 24th in the splendid camping spot called Club Castelfusano which is located just outside of Rome near the historic entrance to Rome. They are going to have an amazing private party with non-stop music from 10am [...]
Most Korean food is made of all-natural ingredients, such as soya beans, Korean chili powder and Kimchi. Many areas in Korea have been praised for their healthy foods such as Kimchi, Gochujang, Doenjang, which are rich in vitamins and may even help prevent some forms of cancer. Koreans believe that [...]
If you are looking for a hostel or guest house close to main tourist attractions of Jeju, you can choose from a wide range of accommodation, such as hotels, inns, hostels and home stays. Rates vary with the services and facilities provided, but staying at hostels or guest houses costs an average of [...]
1. KyotoIf you’re really keen on checking out the real culture and the origin of Japan, we recommend you to directly go to Kyoto instead of going to the metropolitan city, Tokyo. Old Japanese atmosphere still lingers on in this city and you can see plenty of shrines, temples, and other historical [...]
Seoul has many attractions, such as the national Museum of Korea: the famous Gyeongbokgung palace, Changdeokgung palace including the Royal Botanic Garden, Jongmyo, Changgyeonggung palace, Deoksugung palace, Sungkok art Museum, Seoul Seonggwak, and the Dongdaemun fashion centre. Stroll through the [...]
Seoul lies in the heart of North-East Asia, and is the capital city of South-Korea. In 1949, Seoul became “Seoul Metropolitan city” as it is now referred to. Since the name change Seoul has never stopped developing itself and hosted the 1988 Olympic Games and the 2002 FIFA WORLDCUP [...]
Goulash, hot sausages, Budapest and the Sziget festival: is this what comes to your mind when thinking of Hungary? It’s time to update your idea of this beautiful country, which will offer you a wide range of cultural events all year long.The cultural center is the city of Pécs, that has been [...]
Ready to experience World Cup fever from South Africa this summer? From June 11th to July 11th, the 2010 FIFA World Cup will be attended by more than 3 million fans in South Africa. Be among them! Book a hostel in South Africa now!Early preparation is a must for such a worldwide event as the 19th [...]
Have you ever been to South Korea and especially the JeJu island? Jeju island is the most visited sight in South Korea, the island is located on the South where the weather is mild even during the winter, the city of Jeju is a famous resort with many public casino's.Each year Jeju welcomes over 4 [...]
Cape Town is probably the most European city in South Africa where you can find many hip stores, restaurants, bars and clubs. In some parts of the city, you forget you are in Africa, since you get such a different image of Africa then what we see at home on the TV. Also you can find many second [...]
The Korean Demilitarized Zone is a strip of land running across the Korean Peninsula that serves as a buffer zone between North and South Korea. Also know as the 38th parallel. The DMZ cuts the Korean Peninsula in half, with the west end of the DMZ lying south of the zone and the East end lying [...]
Macedonia is one of the countries that used to be part of Yugoslavia. Now, Macedonia is an independent country and second to Montenegro, the smallest country of ex-Yugoslavia. Even with its small area, Macedonia has a lot of things to see. The two most visited cities are Skopje (the capital city) [...]
After a 2 year long break, the captivating Heineken Jammin Festival returns to the marvelous park of San Giuliano in Venice. The festival program was announced recently and since the first moment it was clear that all the rock fans would definitely enjoy this long awaited festival. During 4 [...]
Madrid Hostels While booking your stay at a Madrid hostel, don’t plan every day of your visit. Madrid does have amazing attractions, including the Museum Triangle: Reina Sofia National Art Centre, Thyssen-Bornemisza and the famous Prada Museum, one of the most extensive art collections in the [...]
Glasgow HostelsStay in any of the Glasgow Hostels and you’re guaranteed good times. Glasgow is renowned for football, and a game is definitely worth seeing. Glasgow’s theatres, festivals and outdoor performance centres ensure you are always entertained, and its multitude of art galleries and [...]
Barcelona HostelsBy staying at one of our Barcelona hostels you will be following a long and interesting tradition. Barcelona has always been an enclave for artists, anarchists and adventurers, and these days Barcelona is a top international destination for backpackers. Take a bus tour to [...]
Hostelling rocks not only because it allows you to save money on your accommodation, it also provides you with the opportunity to meet fellow travelers, it can guide your itinerary and help you survive emergencies and expand your mind.
Madeira is an archipelago off of Portugal whose capital city is Funchal. You can spend one of the best vacations of your life here. Come and discover the suprises that this beautiful island has to offer you. It`s not too late and it`s not so early for you to book a hostels in Funchal since the [...]
The idea behind the conception of the youth hostel belongs to one man: Richard Schirrmann., a German schoolteacher, felt that there was a need for overnight accommodation for his students so that they could see new things and have new experiences outside the classroom. He felt that one learns by [...]
Mexico is a beautiful country that has delicious food, gorgeous beaches, many cacti, friendly people and is the best place to slam a tequila and dance with 'un hombre guapo' or for you guys to show your dance moves to the 'bonitas mujeres'! Didn't know where you wanted to spend your summer this [...]
Listen to the beat of the music, let yourself go, immerse your soul into the essence of the music, and absorb the atmosphere. Do it all at the European Music Festivals, events that are geared to touch your soul with the beauty of Europe’s oldest and newest forms of music! European music festivals [...]
European Film festivals are magnificent, stimulating, eclectic events that form an integral part of the film culture in Europe. These events are more than just an appreciation of film and its making, they are a platform for everyone who works in the movies to get the kudos they deserve. Intensely [...]
Enchantment, whimsy, love, flowers, music, beauty, paradise; are words that can only be associated with one of Europe’s most magnificent cities: Brussels. Brussels is the land of grand architecture, home to ancient historical monuments, source of the earthy Flemish music, origin of Art Noveau, [...]
Daeboreum (literally means: 'Great Full Moon') and is a Korean holiday were men celebrate the first full moon of the new year, of the lunar Korean calendar. This holiday is accompanied by many traditions. The 2010 Jeongwol Daeboreum Fire Festival is held from the 28th of Feb in many Korean Cities, [...]
First off you have plenty of cheap and almost-free places to choose from at Hostelsclub’s Top Hostels in Hollywood or Venice. But then what?Don’t worry… We’ve got 7 cool suggestions for what you can do without spending a dime, in one of the world’s craziest and most unique cities in the [...]
Check out one of our new partners:The Hostel Life is an international interactive backpack adventure, where you decide the next destination for the host, Mehdy Ghannad, and he will travel there on a backpacker's budget!Mehdy is committed to showing how anyone can see the richness of the world but [...]
If you need inspiration for your trip to Cologne, staff at MEININGER Hotel Cologne City Center have everything you need to plan your perfect holiday to Cologne, Germany. What do you know about Cologne? It is a lovely city on the Rhine river. The most famous sight is the Cologne Cathedral (Kölner [...]
If you don't suffer from claustrophobia or solitude, and still have a playful mind, you should book a bed in one of the prisons online with Hostelclub.com! The idea sounds a bit bizarre, but in many parts of the world the idea of turning the abandoned local prison to a youth hostel has been [...]
April is the month of a new season - Spring. People are getting the smiles back on their faces as the sun warms up the air after a cold winter. April is also the month that the birds and bees build their nests and April is also the month that us “people” get our travel vibes back. Want to [...]
Our customers have decided that these ten hostels are the coolest and friendliest hostels in Germany. It was not easy to choose between all the great places in Germany between the 4 categories: staff, cleanliness, position and fun factor. However, thanks to the ratings and opinions sent by our [...]
This summer the 19th World Cup championships will be held in South Africa. From the 11th of June 2010 with the final match on the 11th of July 2010 Johannesburg turns into a football paradise. There are about 190,000 foreign visitors expected visit and will all need a place to sleep. For all you [...]
The story of this successful A-list festival, Berlinale, which began in June of 1951 and has since then, attracted some of the most famous movie stars such as Sophia Loren, Brad Pitt and Quentin Tarantino. Actually the Berlinale is the biggest film festival in the world with about 20,000 visitors [...]
For Valentine's Day Hostelsclub has brought together a list of the 7 most romantic hostels worldwide. Each year for Valentine's Day lovers exchange gifts, such as flowers and chocolates, they buy heart-shaped cards and balloons. For those who want to impress their sweetheart many restaurants [...]
The HostelsClub philosophy this Valentine's Day is that a romantic weekend does not have to be expensive or about how much you spend, but who and where you spend it at. That is the reason why we are offering you cheap and cozy accommodations in the most romantic cities worldwide! Check out our [...]
Poland has many cities where you can find the charming nooks but Krakow is undoubtedly the capital known as the 'city with a soul' for a reason. While it fully deserves this name you can find out why by taking a closer look and visiting Krakow.When you first think of Poland, usually these words [...]
Are you planning to go on a holiday to an Asian country, As for example Japan, China, South Korea, India, Thailand or any other country in South East Asia? The countries in Asia area a perfect get away to explore culture and landscape, besides there are many tourist attractions to see. As like the [...]
Have you ever traveled to Asia?Have you been to South Korea?If your response to either of these is no, then you have to read this article, because South Korea has many interesting cities to visit, a whole culture to discover and many cheap stays to be taken advantage of!Here are some quick facts [...]
Saint Agatha is the patron Saint of Catania. It is where she was born and martyred in the 3rd Century AD. Catania is found on the east coast of Sicily. Saint Agatha is famous for being prosecuted for her beliefs regarding celibacy and is seen in many paintings and images being tortured and [...]
So you have a limited budget like the rest of us and limited time, but you want to get the most out of the upcoming week. Here's some quick ways to save money when traveling between the main Northeast cities: Washington, D.C., New York City and Boston!1. Transportation Tip:While getting around in [...]
Carnival is a Catholic celebration, the date of the celebration depends on the Catholic calender. The party however always starts on a Saturday and ends on a Tuesday. The last Tuesday is also known as “Fat Tuesday”. This is the day that you eat all the meat and fat you have left in the house, [...]
Summer is over... Watching your summer pics right now will only make you sad, you think. But not at HostelsClub.com! Have fun thinking about good summer-times and book your next holiday! Thank you so much for sending us your fantastic pictures. We had fun: and it wasn't easy to pick the winners. [...]
It is easy to find your way in Vancouver. Beautifully located on the Pacific Ocean, the snow-capped mountains in the background dominate the northern horizon, and may well inspire dreams of adventure and wilderness. This winter, this appeal will be heard by the best athletes of the world at the [...]
HostelsClub changes their look and finally passed to the new web 2.0 interface on November 27, 2009. To celebrate this significant launch, the event was organized in grand style with over 400 hostel partners from all over the world in the romantic historic city center of Venice. The evening events [...]
Discover Malta, it is small country is packed with amazing things to do and to see. You can dive there by coast of Gozo, wander through historic Valletta, visitor small villages and enjoy the sea.
The New Year is coming soon again! How do Europeans celebrate New Year's? Here a few ideas on cities and countries where you can celebrate New Year’s Eve. GreeceOn the 31st of December all children go from door to door and sing songs, this old tradition is called 'Kalandra'. For the ones who are [...]
It's called the entertainment city of the world, or Sin City, with a reputation that needs no further explanation. But ironically, Las Vegas also has the highest numbers of churches per capita in the US - which has more to do with the tradition of getting married in Vegas, than the urgent need for [...]
You will soon find out that Thanksgiving is almost as important as Christmas in the U.S. This loved national holiday is spent with close family and friends, celebrating gratitude to life's fortunes. This year it lands on November, 25, 2010.The history of the Thanksgiving holiday tells the story of [...]
Every year several cities in Europe have a Christmas market. Most of them start around November and end in January (dates vary per city). You can stroll over the market along the chalets and wooden stands, drink a glass of Gluhwein, eat a Belgium Oliebol, a piece of Christmas cake or taste the [...]
On the first day of your trip to Leipzig you will feel immediately the unmistakeable positive and warm atmosphere of Leipzig. The people of this vibrant city are enchanting with their charm and knowledge of city and its history. Locals are proud of their city, in particular, Leipzig's history, [...]
The Boutique Hotel trend started in England and the US as a way to describe extra luxurious and unique hotel environment. These hotels could also be called Design Hotels and Lifestyle Hotels and the phenomena started in the 80's mainly in the major cities, London, New York, and San Francisco. The [...]
Dear smoker, grower, stoner or interested party.... During Thanksgiving week, from the 22-26th of November, you should definitely come to Amsterdam for the Cannabis cup. The events were set up by the High times, who wanted to celebrate the freedom of smoking Cannabis. All coffee shops in [...]
Being the port town to the European Continent and with Copenhagen only 20 minutes away by train, some say Malmö is not Sweden, not really... but it is. A different Sweden, multicultural and creative- which is why many artists chose to live here. Like the progressive filmmaker, Lukas Moodysson, and [...]
On 9 November 1989 The Berlin Wall, the symbol of communism made in concrete, came crashing down. Thousands of Easterners were finally free. Next month will be 20 years since this momentous event, with a firework display by the Reichstag on the 9th, as well as orchestral performances near the [...]
The Kingdom Norway has just been voted the best country to live in, according to UN´s Human Development Index. Travel to Norway this winter and find out how and why... Norway have a rich history of Viking explorers, battles, courageous fishermen living in the most remote places along the [...]
Train travel is the safest and most environmentally friendly mass transportation available. In Canada, it’s also the best way to explore the country’s history, culture and landscape. Canada was built around the railroad, and unless you’re in a canoe it’s the most characteristically Canadian [...]
San Francisco nurtured the Beat generation, started a Flower power revolution, captured the hearts of Tony Bennett, Dean Martin and Frank Sinatra in the tribute song “I left my heart in San Francisco'... And no wonder: San Francisco is known to be one of the most beautiful cities in the USA... [...]
Every hostel, like every traveler, has its own unique personality. Some are party centers, some are tranquil oases from life’s stresses, and some are merely great meeting places in beautiful or interesting areas. But if you’re looking for accommodation that stands out even in the motley world [...]
Does the word ‘lost’ bring terror to your eyes and a nasty lump to your throat? Or do you see it as an opportunity to discover a new route and have an unscheduled adventure? Probably your reaction is colored by previous experiences of being lost, and whether the experience was a positive or a [...]
It was year 1965 and the movie, 'The Sound of Music', filmed in the picturesque landscapes around Salzburg became a great hit! The Sound of Music soundtrack is legendendary for everybody who loves musicals. The work was written and composed by Rogers and Hammerstein and has been performed almost [...]
Imagine Greta Garbo in all her finery. Imagine Bjorn Borg on a tennis lawn. Imagine Alfred Nobel in the making of dynamite. Imagine them in a city of whimsy, a city of soul, a city of beauty, a city of culture. Imagine them in Stockholm. Stockholm is one of the few magnificent cities of Europe [...]
Scotland Top HostelsTo help you choose the best place to stay, here is a list of Scotland’s top hostels. Scotland is one of the UK’s most beautiful countries, from the majestic highlands to its energetic cities Scotland has everything you could want! Medieval castles and cathedrals, [...]
Lillhammer in Norway hosted the winter Olympics in 1994 and all the professional facilities with Bob sleds and black slopes are open to the public. If you are a more modest skiier? No worries. Lillehammer offers skiing for all ability levels. This is Norway´s oldest skiing center and perfect for [...]
Are you an adventurous and outdoorsy type? One of the best places in Europe for adventure and activities is Switzerland! If you are planing your trip to Switzerland, you have to visit the Jungfrau Region. This region is a few miles south of Interlaken and is a paradise for backpackers who are [...]
Here's a top-10 list of thigs you can't miss in Milan, brought to you by HostelsClub.com's Andrea, who hails from downtown Milan!1) See the city (and, if you are lucky, the mountains) from above: the roof of the Duomo and the Branca Tower, at Parco Sempione, are open to the public: enjoy the [...]
If you are looking to expand your horizons while on vacation, visiting more than one destination simultaneously, consider border hostels. Border hostels are those lodging options that sit on the borders of 2 countries, giving you easy access to the tourist destinations offered in both locations. [...]
Do you think that the German cities are like two peas in a pod? Well, guess again, Berlin and Munich may seem similar but to some they are like two completely different countries! These cities are doing everything to make their differences clear and to demonstrate that they are in fact so [...]
According to Greek legends, Greece was created during a competition between the Goddess Poseidon and Athena. As they both had an eye on the city, Zeus told them to both bring him the most useful gift. Poseidon brought him a horse and Athena brought him an olive tree (the symbol of peace). With [...]
Stieg Larsson´s Crime Novels have been an instant success where ever published. The Trilogy is titled the Millennium-series and the books are “The Girls with the Dragon Tattoo, “The Girl who Played with Fire” and “Castles in the Sky”/ “The Girl who kicked the Hornet´s Nest” (still [...]
Belgium is a small country in Northern Europe with 10 million Inhabitants. Belgium is surrounded by the Netherlands, France and Luxembourg. Belgium is divided into three regions: the Flemish region where Flemish is spoken, The Walloon region, and the Capital region Brussels where they speak [...]
Reeperbahn Festival is a famous music event in Hamburg. Hamburg is one of the world’s music capitals, because of the record labels, concert promoters, studios and artists , the music industry is here in force. The Reeperbahn is a popular area in Hamburg; known for its countless clubs offering [...]
' Land of the morning calm' or 'Dynamic korea', As these popular phrases well attest.korea is truly place a harmony of histrory and modernity with excellant sites to visit and good experience. Could i suggest some itinerary for your travelling in korea? if you want a travell 7 days in korea,,,,, [...]
Thought about staying in a hostel in the famous town of Venice? Have you always dreamed of going to Venice on a romantic trip with your partner? But this has never happened because, at the time, you were either single or couldn't afford it. This is your chance to bring your partner, lover, or best [...]
The city of Vaasa is located at the narrowest point of the Gulf of Bothnia in Finland. On the opposite side of the sea there is a Swedish city Umeå. The distance between these two cities is only about 80 kilometres. The sea with its countless islands gives Vaasa an unique atmosphere. The tourists [...]
You think you are absolutely the no tent-type?! Does the idea of camping makes you anxious ... Mosquitoes, canned food, outdoor toilets and sleeping near other families with grandparents, kids and dogs , who are noisy from morning to evening. It really is a big nightmare. But your friends [...]
Långholmens Hostel is situated on the small island Långholmen, an island about 1,5 km long, connected with a small wooden bridge to the bigger island Södermalm, perhaps the most popular neighbourhood in Stockholm City at the moment, due to it´s bohemian but trendy habitants, cafés, bars, [...]
Sicily is the largest island of the Mediterranean sea, one of the most beloved tourist destinations, known for fresh vegetables and fruits, delicious sweet cakes, and the Rosticcerias that dare to deep-fry anything you can think of. If you are planning to rent a car beware that people take traffic [...]
Leipzig is a city that most people coming to Germany don't know about, yet HostelsClub has a couple of reasons why you should make it part of your Germany tour. People watching in Leipzig is a fun pastime because it is one of the most interesting and stylish cities in east Germany. For most young [...]
Gotland in Sweden offers a unique combination of miles wide white beaches, Swedish countryside charm that you might have read about in novels by swedish authors like Astrid Lindgren and August Strindberg, together with a vibrating jet set nightlife in Visby that is considered Sweden´s own [...]
We actually all know The Netherlands because of Amsterdam and the canals, bicycles, red light district and coffee shops. But The Netherlands has more to offer than that!Bring a visit to Den Hague, Groningen, Maastricht, Delft, Utrecht or the Zaanse Schans. The simple thing of The Netherlands is [...]
Many Marrakech hostels are known as riads, or ancient, elaborately decorated houses built around restful gardens. Even the more basic Marrakech hostels serve as tranquil oases from the constant activity on the bustling, exotic streets of the town. Take a desert tour from Marrakech or head to the [...]
Do you know what Busan Sea Festival is? If you thought of a beautiful beach and a Korean festival, then you are absolutly right! For a week in August, Busan becomes the craziest place in the world! Since the first Busan Sea Festival in 1996, the festival begins on August 1st every year along [...]
Incheon is a port city in the West coast of Korea, but will one day be a developed city of the future with it's eco-friendly plans and ubiquitous technologu. Incheon will host the Global Fair & Festival 2009, where a gathering of renound institutions and global corporations discuss important issues [...]
Vilamoura is one of the biggest and most sophisticated touristic resorts of Europe and became a unique destination to live or spend holidays. Unique and surprising, Vilamoura is the perfect destination for everybody that searched for a special place. With the delightful weather and natural beauty, [...]
HostelsClub has some amazing specials this summer that will let you see NYC, the Grand Canyon or Disney World on a tight budget. Here are some options for the savvy traveler.Alternative for NYC: At merely over an hour away from the Big Apple and Atlantic City, this coastal luxury hotel offers a [...]
In the beatiful Turku archipelago you can enjoy the unique finnish seaside. The best starting point for the adventures is the historical city of Turku. Turku is the old capital city of Finland. In this charming city you can visit the over 700 years old Turku Castle and the Turku Cathedral and [...]
Do you know what Wacken is? It is a small village in Germany, Schleswig-Holstein. If you hope to find working farmers, you are absolutly right. But not at the beginning of August. From the 30.07 till the 1.08.2009 it becomes the craziest place in the world! It becomes W:O:A! Wacken Open Air [...]
Are you a fan of music and do you like to be surrounded by music and everything related to music? Then you should definitely bring a visit to the Backstage hotel in Amsterdam. Music is the ingredient that you will find in the Backstage hotel in Amsterdam. You will feel like a star when playing [...]
It takes about seven hours to go from Venice to Munich (Munchen) by train, but it is totally worth it! The back and forth ticket costs aproximately 60€ and you get to enjoy the landscape that you would otherwise miss if you were travelling by plane. Besides, when you arrive at your final [...]
Besides the big assortment of hotels, hostels, b&b's, guest houses, campings and other types of accommodations, Hostelsclub.com thought it was time to give you the possibility to book tours for Amsterdam. Therefore we set up some special deals with tour companies in the Netherlands, we have even [...]
Stockholm Jazz fest July 15-19 offers great artists this summer like Lauren Hill, Abdullah Ibrahim, Odd job and many more. The festival takes place on a charming green island outside the Museum of Modern Art, just 10 minutes walk from Down Town Stockholm. You will find yourself in another world, [...]
HostelsClub.com and Agenzie 365, a well-known travel agency located inside many Italian train stations, offer a unique opportunity for travelers arriving at the railway station of Venezia Santa Lucia, Rome, Florence and Milan: it's now possible to book your hostel on the same day of your arrival at [...]
Vienna is hot & cold, loud & soft, expected & unexpected, Vienna, the central European entertainment capital, offers numerous events for the eyes and ears. Vienna is the world’s capital of music. Enjoy the great sounds at the Vienna Staatsoper and the Volksoper. Be enchanted by hit musicals, [...]
Around Laugavegur street you will find the best clubs and cafe in Reykjavik and you will be surprised by the lively icelandic nightlife.
The winter is already over, it's getting warmer anyway and luckily, we don't care about financial crises. After a long, cold winter we are sure: we're going to have fantastic summer. Wherever you want to go: HostelsClub.com has lovely economic hostels for you and hot travel tips. Germany has a [...]
Copenhagen may be the capitol of Denmark but for the young and liberal Christiana is where you will find the true heart of Denmark. Christiania is a town where liberal and creative travelers can find workshops, concerts, theater performances, art exhibitions, eco-shops, veggie restaurants, bars, a [...]
'Hostel' the Movie - The Story and the true source of the plot'Hostel', a blood and gore horror film released in 2006, remains one of the most gruesome horror movies to ever make it big in mainstream cinema. There are many suppositions and theories that surround this extremely controversial tale, [...]
Berlin is a fantastic city, it is the city of contrasts and contradictions. Like the bear - a friendly symbol of Berlin,Berlin is big, cool and strong on the one hand and cuddly and pretty inside. Berlin is not only the big metropolitan full of cars, busy people and trafic. Berlin is a very [...]
There´s a blizzard snow storm the day I land at Arlanda airport. I take the free Airport shuttle for a 5 minute ride to see what everybody in the hostel business is talking about right now: The Jumbo Hostel. Since it opened 3 months ago it has had amazing publicity, mentioned in newspapers like NY [...]
Native Portuguese often turn to the sea and are great at that since the era of Vasco da Gama and Christopher Columbus. Of course, nowadays it's not about rulling a wealthy empire; on the contrary, the natural tendency of Portuguese people towards the sea on the XXI century is actually very modest - [...]
The last day of April, “Valborgmässoafton”, is a national holiday in Sweden –the official date when winter turns to spring, and is joyfully greeted with big bonfires -historically in protection from witchcraft, causing gatherings of the young and the old in every neighborhood. Usually, a [...]
Urban lifestyle is to be found in Helsinki's nice restaurants, cafes, movie theaters, department stores and night clubs that are in the very center of the city. Travellers who enjoy classical type of turism Helsinki offers several sights. In the museums and art galleries one can get to know the [...]
What do you know about Germany? The most popular cities in Germany are Berlin, Munich and Hamburg! Sure, Berlin is fantastic city, Munich is an amazing place and Hamburg is gorgeous. But it is not all! Germanyhas a lot a nice places to discover. The nature and prettiness of this country. Green [...]
Gothenburg is known for great seafood and friendly people. Swedes may have a reputation for being reserved however that is not true for the habitants of Gothenburg who loves to talk, and talk and talk.. there is always time for a coffee , so the cafés are numerous. One of the best one if you like [...]
The Amsterdam Gay pride is an event that is held once a year in August. Normally the festival lasts for around 3 days, on one of these 3 days is the big gay canal parade. During this parade you will see around 100 boats colorfully decorated floating through the canals of Amsterdam.This year is the [...]
Hello Amsterdam visitor, to make sure you will have all the necessary info on Amsterdam. Here is a list for you with the inn’s and out’s of Amsterdam. Clubs A trip to Amsterdam is not complete with out a visit to one of our biggest clubs right in the middle of the city center. The MELKWEG [...]
When you are living in Berlin, you will be never bored. No other city has so much to offer, you will find lots of parties, music and fun! Many clubs, exhibitions, museums and cabaret. Berlin also offers different events. One has the feeling that Berlin is the most popular city in the world. For [...]
If you are used to travel implying laying on dirty mattresses and taking cold showers, worry no more! Just cause you are an economically-savy traveler, doesn't mean you have to miss out on comfort. Chicago aka the Windy City or Chi-town, being one of the top US destinations and most rapped about [...]
You don't have to break the bank this Spring to surf breakers, and braking the ice doesn't involve pics in these 10 idyllic locations for Spring Break.Costa Rica or how to ask yourself if paradise has relocated hereIn this green lush paradise, you’ll find true nature spirits: surf the breaks on [...]
Budapest, the capital of Hungary and a price-friendly option for those who want to enjoy good food, a rich culture and relaxing baths. Budapest consists of the two districts Buda and Pest, which until 1873 together with Obudà three completely different cities. The city that is cut in two by [...]
Gotland in Sweden was just voted number One Beachparty by The Times. Before Ibiza! Never heard of Gotland? No worries, This comes as no suprise for Hostelsclub -we have lined up some great hostels and B&B for you to choose from. Read our article here and you are ready to book your best summer ever. [...]
USA Hostels will celebrate its 15th anniversary in April of 2009. Originally started in 1994 as the Grand Pacific Hostel in San Diego’s then redeveloping Gaslamp Quarter, the company has since grown to include locations in Hollywood, Las Vegas and San Francisco. Each of the USA Hostels is run [...]
You might think that Venice is a lot of canals, gondoliers in striped shirts and gelatos, but the Queen of the Adriatic offers a lot more than that – the Venice Carnival, to name but the most famous. If you want to experience Venetian culture at its best and have loads of fun while you're at it, [...]
Berlin is a city of culture with international appeal. In the middle of it all the Berlinale – Berlin International Film Festival. It is not only the largest cultural event in Berlin, it is one of the most important events for the international film industry. More than 19,000 film [...]
Holland the country known for cheese, wooden clocks, bicycles, lots of water and of course Queens day.On the 30th of April 2010, Holland celebrates the birthday of their queen: this day is called Queens Day by the Dutch called 'Koninginnedag'. Queens day was originally called Princess day, and was [...]
Çıralı is a quiet village that lies hidden in the Olimpos Beydağlari National Park, a conservation area of great natural beauty and historical importance. It is a long, long way away from the centers of mass tourism, which makes it the ideal destination for those who wish to enjoy the dramatic [...]
London hostels and budget hotels are a magnificent way to go if you’re looking to save a bit as well as explore London! But even if your looking for something nicer, it is always great to get value for money! London, home to Buckingham Palace, Westminster Abbey, Tower of London, Kensington [...]
Fado is a unique musical tradition in Portugal. It means 'fate', and it is a mandatory experience for all the broken-hearted backpackers out there. You will undoubtedly identify with these melancholy and nostalgic lyrics and melodies if you need to nurse your heart back to health. Don't think that [...]
A place of beauty, a place of character, a place of fun, a place of tradition. Welcome to Sydney, home to the magnificent Opera House, Hyde Park, Bondi beach and Darling Harbour! Set along the waters of the Pacific Ocean, this gleaming city offers a tantalizing glimpse into the true spice of [...]
Bremen is famous in the world as city of Town Musicians of Bremen: a fable from Brothers Grimm about a donkey, a dog, a cat, and a cockerel (rooster), all past their prime years in life and usefulness on their respective farms, were soon to be discarded or mistreated by their masters, leave [...]
New and already very well known because of its excellent location and fantastic atmosphere, Athenstyle wants to make you feel at home this New Years Eve. We are having a party for New Year’s Eve! And we want you to join us. Along with a specially prepared homemade meal, we will have great [...]
Mention Britain and immediately you get visions of magnificent palaces, Big Ben, and Her Majesty, the Queen. Towering structures abound in this beautiful urban area, and you might get just a little intimidated with all the high-level, high-class structures. Not to worry, though, because there are [...]
Germany have a lot amassing citys. If you are planing your vacation on Rhine, you have go to Düsseldorf. This is capital city of North Rhine-Westphalia and is an economic centre of Germany. Düsseldorf is on River Rhine and is closed to Cologne, Bonn and Mannheim. The MediaHarbor is a moder [...]
The Colchagua Valley covers an area of 500,000 hectares. and is divided into approximately 10 communes, Chimbarongo, Placilla, Chepica, Nancagua, Santa Cruz, Palmilla, Peralillo, LOLOL, Pumanque, and San Fernando that is the provincial capital, additionally has been added to the Designation of [...]
Between Britanny and Normandy, Mont Saint-Michel is a legendary island with a church built in the name of the archangel Michael. Mont Saint-Michel is a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1979, and it is one of the most visited places in France.According to legend, the archangel Michael appeared to [...]
There no other time in Germany more beautiful then Christmas time. There is a long tradition toof celebration the Christmas markets since Middle Ages. Today Walpurgisnacht (or Christkindel markt) is just a perfect place to spend the evening with Friends or family or to shop
When it comes to finding the true Christmas spirit, Stockholm is the place to visit. Cold -yes, snow -hopefully, dark -definitely. But cosy up in a candlelit café in the Old Town of Stockholm with hot cocoa and gingerbread biscuits and you are ready to put on the Santa Claus mask and go Ho Ho Ho [...]
Iceland is a mysterious and wild land: largely uninhabited, it has just about 320 000 habitants, and most of them live in the capital Reykjavik. Once it was an exclusive target of intrepid travelers armed with great courage, and seen by most as a distant and unattainable dream; today Iceland has [...]
You simply have to visit the most desirable city in Scandinavia – Copenhagen! With its magnificent architecture, epicurean food, exciting activities and the opportunity to see Denmark’s royalty, you should book a Copenhagen hostel now! With hostels in Copenhagen, you will have a taste of Danish [...]
Must be seen Cologne is the oldest city of the major German cities and still characterized by its 2000 years of history. Cologne has a reputation of gentle and happiest city in Germany. The metropolitan on the Rhine attracts millions of visitors every year. If you plane to go to Cologne, you [...]
If there is one cosmopolitan city you would want the wind to blow you away to, then Chicago in the United States is the best choice there is. And not just because Chicago is also affectionately called the Windy City for its strong winds, and some say, for its strong personalities! Chicago enjoys [...]
Brighton is the place to be when you want the bright lights of the city, the right stuff in people and tons of fun. Indeed, Brighton is right on the tourist map with its eight million visitors annually! Of course, Brighton hostels will never disappoint visitors who come to see Brighton’s [...]
Copenhagen is on amazing city, clean, safe and easy to get to know. But if you are looking for a budget destination, Copenhagen isn't the best place, but it is worth to be there... even if it more expensive than any other major European city, so at least for accommodation, book a hostel.
Orosháza is the second most populated and most industrialised town of Békés county. The town's economy has a dual character: although agriculture plays a significant role owing to the favourable local conditions, the town is primarily known for its industries. In the course of the last ten years [...]
Chongqing, whose literal meaning is “double happiness,” is a port city with the largest municipal area and population in China. It is situated in the upper reaches of the Yangtze River at the confluence of the Yangtze and Jialing Rivers in southest China. It covers a land area of 82,400 square [...]
Mexico’s Dia de los Muertos: Day of the Dead The Book of Prayers tells us ‘In the midst of life, we are in death’. Nowhere is this truer than in Mexico, where La Muerte, Lady Death, serves as a continual wellspring for art, humor and daily conversation. The Mexican people’s ‘fearless [...]
Okay, well, that is one “H” too many. Still, you have to agree that haunted happenings in hostels on Halloween are not harebrained hallucinations! You have to consider that with the hordes of backpackers regularly coming in and out of hostels, one or two of them are bound to either be the [...]
Marsaille is, without a doubt, the capital of the Mediterranean, where Europe meets Magreb. Marseille is the oldest city in France and has the abundance of resources that only a unique city such as this can have. There is a vibrant cultural life, located between sea and hills , Marseille shines [...]
Manchester in the United Kingdom is a very beguiling mix of the old and the new, of the arts and sports, and of serious business and fun parties. Because of these characteristics, it is the one of the most visited cities in the UK. But never fear because Manchester hostels are aplenty to [...]
If you’re looking for a place to visit in France, Nice is it. With its beautiful beaches and ideal spot on the French Riviera, Nice is a great spot to visit. Nice is full of fun and unique things to do: fish, gamble, shop in outdoor markets, walk along the pebble beach, rent a boat to cruise the [...]
Since Vancouver, Canada is consistently ranked among the most livable and cleanest cities in the world, it is no wonder that people visit Vancouver more times than most North American cities. You have many Vancouver hostels to choose from and all of them have the stamp of Canadian hospitality. Just [...]
The City of Angels beckons everyone to experience its multiracial culture. Find a Los Angeles hostel, see Los Angeles by day and night, and stay in your second home in one of the better Los Angeles hostels. It is easy to find good hostels - Los Angeles denizens will be happy to refer you. But no [...]
Save money by staying in a London Hostel The hostels London plays host to are among the best ones this side of the equator, so you won't be hard-put to find a hostel – London has plenty. Naturally, with all the historic sites in London, you won't be staying in your London hostel for the bulk of [...]
Are you planning a brief stay in Rome and would like some tips on how to spend your time here? Read this short article! You might find out the key to the charm of a city that seems to invite every visitor to feel part of its complex reality and its millennial history. It is very easy to get to [...]
For The Backpacker, UK is a Must-visit! When it comes to backpacking, UK must be visited at least once in a lifetime. There’s much to be seen and experienced by the backpacker. UK has an excellent bus and rail network, so it’s easy to go around the country at reasonable prices. Youth hostels [...]
The Best Challenge For Any Backpacker: USAEveryone wants to go to the USA. Backpackers, naturally, are first in line. So what’s the allure of backpacking in the USA? It could be the fantastic beaches along the coast, or the majestic mountains around the continent; the peaceful countryside, or the [...]
The hostels Dublin boasts are famous for a good craic, loosely translated as big fun. The Irish are known for hospitality, and nowhere can a better time be had than at Dublin hostels. Not only can you explore its many cathedrals, gardens and museums, Dublin is also a great base for day trips. Shop [...]
A midnight walk in the soft light of the summernight in Stockholm will make you never forget this city in the far north of Europe. This is the time when the younger habitants of Stockholm take a late night swim at the beaches in the middle of the city. There are two major ones, one at Kungsholmen [...]
The most affordable, unique and enjoyable way to experience this area is to stay in a Verona hostel. Hostels in Verona range from spartan to luxurious, from the heart of Old Verona to hilltops overlooking vineyards ten kilometers outside of the city. What the Verona hostels do have in common are [...]
Milan is known worldwide for its fashion, its trade fair, the Scala and the Duomo. Almost everything has been written and said about these features of the city. But what can Milan offer to a young low or medium budget traveler? First of all, Milan is the most vital city in Italy, by day…and by [...]
Barcelona Urbany Hostel is located in a pretty eclectic area, nearby some of the most famous attractions in town. Here there is a suggestion for those who like discovering a city on foot. Just outside the hostel you can take Avenida Meridiana on your right and walk to Plaça de les Glories, the [...]
We believe the true backpacker way of life means not only travelling around the world, making friends and sharing nice experiences but respecting the planet we live in. With this concept in mind, the Urbany Hostel chain has had a great idea: To build the first Eco-Friendly hostel in Barcelona. [...]
Hostels have often been seen only as an accommodation solution for backpackers. However, even if low price is many times the first reason for a traveller to stay in a hostel, it is not the only reason nowadays for people to choose hostels over hotels. Travellers go to hostels to meet new people, [...]
The TripNo one likes getting up at 6 o'clock in the morning... But when you're off on a backpacking adventure to Florence wearing your baggy jeans and comfy old Converse, it's a completely different story. Picture leaving home, whistling a song and wearing your traveler's smile, thinking 'Oh well, [...]
Florence is the capital city of the Italian region of Tuscany and Segway TourFlorence is known for its history and its importance in the Middle Ages and in the Renaissance, especially for its art and architecture. A centre of medieval European trade and finance, the city is often considered the [...]
Milan is known worldwide for its fashion, its trade fair, the Scala and the Duomo. Almost everything has been written and said about these features of the city. But what can Milan offer to a young low or medium budget traveler? First of all, Milan is the most vital city in Italy, by day…and by [...]
20 THINGS YOU MUST DO IN LISBON • Catch Tram 28!! It goes up and down the hills and around the curves through much of the old city and St Jorge Castle area, it takes passengers on a scenic trip along the way• Visit the inside of St Jorge Castle• Make your way to “Alfama Typical [...]
20 Things you must do in Athens 1) Drink frappe 3 times a day (and spend at least an hour each time...) 2) Have ouzo and meze 3) Sunbathe everywhere, while having another frappe 4) Drink Agiorgitiko wine and watch the sunset at Cape Sounio 5) Buy a Komboloi in Monastiraki Flea [...]
The hostel is the optimal type of accommodation abroad not only for young people from different countries but also for the people of different ages and professions who like traveling and do not want to spend too much money for an accommodation. That is why it is not by the chance that hostel [...]
This magical spot is heir to ancient cultures and a rich colonial tradition, Peru involves one of the richest biodiversities of Earth, and is a melting pot of different cultures who together are forging the promise of a better future. Everyone agrees that this corner of South America is a land of [...]
The Nadi Bay Resort Hotel not only offers great deals for guests to make a memorable holiday in Fiji, but it also gives you the possibility to taste the excellent Fijian cuisine at its 'Antoinette’s Restaurant”, that was recently awarded of the Excellency Tourism Awards. So don't miss [...]
Naples sits on the northern edge of one of the most beautiful bays in Italy, the Bay of Naples and lies close to the romantic islands of Capri and Ischia. It stretches for 8 kilometres between the lands of Campi Flegrei, the Sant'Elmo hills and Capodimonte on one side and the plains leading to [...]
Radiant skies brighten the monumental city, with its typical tile covered building facades and narrow medieval streets, where one can hear the traditional music of the Fado being played and sung at night. In the heart of the city are wide, tree-lined avenues graced by Art Nouveau buildings, mosaic [...]
Florence is the capital of the region of Tuscany, has a population of around half a million inhabitants, spread on the banks of the Arno, between the Adriatic and the Tyrrhenian seas, almost in the middle of the Italian peninsula. It is a city which bustles with industry and craft, commerce and [...]
From majestic fjords to unique archipelagos, magnificent landscapes, glaciers, rivers, quaint villages, chic cities and historical sites. All of these are part of the fascination that Norway holds for visitors from other countries. Norway is a modern, urbanized nation with only four million [...]
You can't say you know Italy without to vistit Sicily. Island of the Sun, Sicily, is famouse for amazing beaches, archaeological sites, architecture, folklore and the food. And you will find many low cost B&Bs and design hostels there.
In the beginning the Po Valley was a fertile land crossed be large rivers and inhabited by the Ligurians, the Etruscans and later by the Gauls. The legend says that Belloveso, the Gaul chief, laid a cornerstone of the present day capital of Lombardy at exactly the point where the world famous [...]
A wealth of history blends in this environment shaping a landscape of breathtaking views. Visit the ancient Incan capital of Cusco, explore the lost city of Machu Picchu and be puzzled by the enigma of the Nazca Lines. Revel in the Peruvian Andes; arguably the most beautiful on the continent. [...]
On the hard trodden path of the backpacker, it is becoming increasing rare to discover the elusive prize that all of us seek: a hidden corner of paradise, untouched and authentic. While paradise may be a matter of personal preference, who could resist the charm of a rural Caribbean village nestled [...]
The colourful, sophisticated capital of the tropical north, Cairns, is alive with life and charm. When Europe starts to turn grey and the people start piling on the jackets, Australia just gets hotter!! Beaches, sun, swimming, BBQ's and bronzed people are what you will find on a trip past the [...]
Barcelona is always on the biting edge of architecture, food, fashion, style, music and good times. Summer is serious party time, with week-long fiesta fun. But year-round the city sizzles! The capital of Catalonia is unequivocally a Mediterranean city, not only because of its geographic location [...]
Prague, Lady of the Czech lands, Head of the Kingdom, City of One Hundred Spires, Heart of Europe, Rome of the North, Stony Prague, Golden Prague. Call her what you will, Prague is one of the hottest names amongst young travellers in Europe at the moment. Prague is a city of gilded castles and [...]
Much of the inner core of Rome is traffic free so walking is always a good option, and as usual the best way to really soak up the atmosphere. The Metropolitana (Subway) is the fastest means of transportation in Rome and a convenient way to visit the major attractions. It has two underground lines, [...]
Vienna lies in the Danube valley, with the rolling hills of the Vienna Woods rising beyond its suburbs and the famous Danube River flowing through its center. There is spectacular scenery and traces of Vienna having been the capital of a great empire around every corner, in the buildings, the [...]
The treats of San Francisco are not just for locals. The basic pleasures of life here – wonderful food, sparkling nightlife and those glorious views – are there for everyone. Watch the white fog fill the Golden Gate as the sunset lights up the windows across the bay, and prepare to [...]
To experience Madrid is to explore its restaurants and eateries, prop up its countless bars, and be swept up in the nocturnal madness of its music scene and clubs. Madrid has always been a city of immigrants and transients, and the result is an unusually open and accessible city. Ambitious programs [...]
Amsterdam is an incoherent city, hazy cafès filled with marijuana smoking young adults and legal prostitution lives alongside abiding citizens and some of the cleanest, friendliest streets you’ve seen in Europe (some might even say the World). Only Amsterdam can pull this off with chic [...]
The stylish city of Milan is home to Italy's stock market, business centres and fashion capital, rivaling Paris as the world leading fashion center. Milan is all about worldly pleasures, shopping, theatre and cinema flourish, as does a hopping club scene and numerous tempting restaurants. Apart [...]
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