15 things to pack for your city break

We asked you guys what your packing essentials are for a trip: what should first-time travellers remember? What’s that lesser known must-have you’ve learnt to add to your list? What space-saving trick do you swear by? Here are your answers, informed by countless miles and mishaps. 1. A sarong to use as a towel and a curtain; dries fast and takes very little space.” – Betty Heck. 2. “Some duct tape wrapped around a pencil so you don’t have to pack the whole roll.” Why duct tape? “Because it holds the whole universe together.” – Andy Aguirre. Well, it’s handy for bandaging up exploded luggage, anyway. 3. “A pack of …..

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Wake up somewhere new… Northern Europe!

With a New Year unfolding in front of us like an un-plotted map of the future, we’re all resolving to start afresh and embark on new adventures. New Years’ resolutions mean finding a change of scenery, embracing new experiences, re-connecting with the people that mean the most, and forging new friendships for us to discover unexplored territory with for years to come. Since we’re in love with seeing the world just like you, 2015 means making travel that much easier. We’re offering FREE eMembership and saying bye to booking fees from now until 16th February, when you make a booking at a hostel in any of our chosen 15 cities …..

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New year, new opportunities for groups

It’s that time of year again – the festive season is officially in full swing! It’s time for novelty jumpers, Christmas parties and ambitious new years resolutions that rarely make it past February. A brand new year brings with it the opportunity to experience a whole host of new things, together. The only thing better than discovering a new place and learning new things is experiencing it with others. Whether you’re looking to lead your students into a whirlwind of cultural education, a sports group wanting to take a peek into sports culture in another country, or a group of old friends in search of some time away to re-connect in new surroundings – we’ve got something …..

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Popular Events and Festivals of New York

New York is the epitome of diverse cultures, this city is one of the prominent global centers of music, fashion and technology. It is a popular state in Northeastern region of the United States and is counted among the world’ most influential cities. Brimming with large skylines, dominated by the Empire State Buildings, this city […] La entrada Popular Events and Festivals of New York aparece primero en . Powered by WPeMatico

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Japan Week Valencia 2012: 24 – 29 Noviembre

El Arte, la Cultura y la Tradición japonesa se dan cita en la Japan Week 2012. Valencia acoge del 24 al 29 de noviembre de 2012 la 37ª Edición de un encuentro internacional de carácter cultural y turístico que pretende acercar las costumbres, el arte, la música, la cultura y el deporte de Japón a […] La entrada Japan Week Valencia 2012: 24 – 29 Noviembre aparece primero en . Powered by WPeMatico

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10 consejos para disfrutar en La Tomatina de Bunol

¿Tienes ganas de desestresarte y no sabes cómo? Te ofrecemos el plan perfecto para hacerlo. Coge lápiz y papel y toma nota. Miércoles, 29 de agosto. Buñol, provincia de Valencia. A partir de las 11 de la mañana. ¿Sabes ya de que estamos hablando? ¡Sí! La Tomatina. Esa gran fiesta de la que seguro tanto […] La entrada 10 consejos para disfrutar en La Tomatina de Bunol aparece primero en . Powered by WPeMatico

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Where To Stay In Bucharest? The Old Town of Bucharest

When planning a trip to Bucharest, most of the backpackers try to find a place to stay as closer as possible to the center of the city. But there is something to consider. The problem here is that these places are more expensive than the ones from the city, at 2-3 or maybe 9 subway read more » The post Where To Stay In Bucharest? The Old Town of Bucharest appeared first on Hostels and Social Travel Blog. Powered by WPeMatico

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What To Do in Accra – Best Free Tour in Accra, Ghana

Come to central Accra and get into the thick of it – people, traffic, color, noise, smells, heat – a stimulating, sensory feast full of new, unpredictable and often funny sights and sounds! Our hostel, Agoo Hostel sits a just north of Ring Road – a semi-circular dual carriageway round central Accra, Ghana’s capital city read more » The post What To Do in Accra – Best Free Tour in Accra, Ghana appeared first on Hostels and Social Travel Blog. Powered by WPeMatico

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Top 5 Hostels in Hamburg – Backpacking Germany’s North

Besides Munich and Berlin, Hamburg is one of the three German cities with over one million inhabitants. It’s oftentimes called the “Pearl of the German North” and has much to offer. The city exudes a certain charm that is indescribable and which you should definitely experience yourself. It’s not the cheapest city; however, you’ll save read more » The post Top 5 Hostels in Hamburg – Backpacking Germany’s North appeared first on Hostels and Social Travel Blog. Powered by WPeMatico

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The Cheapest Places to Live in the World – 2015

If you’ve been following this Cheapest Destinations Blog for a while, you know that every year I do a post on the cheapest places to live in the world. It’s not that things change so drastically from year to year, but there are political and exchange rate changes that can make some places fall out of favor and others fall in. There are also changes in visa policies, banking regulations, or the environment for foreigners that can change the landscape. This year is a bit different in the sense that I’m celebrating the release of my new book, A Better Life for Half the Price. Subtitled “How to prosper on …..

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