Travel Blog: Travel Tips

6 perfect Autumn Winter travel destinations

August is upon us already and Summer is soon to be a recent fond memory that keeps our hopes alive through the impending Autumn and Winter; time to get a jump start on post-Summer travel plans!

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The Difference Between Hotel & Hostel?...One little 's'!

 

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Don't Pack These 10 Common Things When Travelling

One of the most annoying things about backpacking is just picking and choosing between what to take along! Bring too much and you’ll want to set your backpack on fire for being too heavy. And getting advice from your friends is no use since they've all been to different continents at different times of the year. How about all the information online from Choosing Your Perfect Backpack to Packing Hacks? Overwhelming!

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8 Ways to Make the Most of Your International Adventure 

So you’re planning (or maybe already on your way?) your dream trip abroad? Congratulations! When it comes to international travel, sometimes just getting there is half the battle.

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7 Travel Guides You Have to Read Now

We love guiding people on walking tours all over Europe, helping them have the adventure of a lifetime. We also love reading about the exploits of our fellow friends and travelers online! It’s great for inspiration and it can make it even easier for you to have an awesomely memorable vacation no matter your destination. So, we’ve decided to share some of our favorites with you! If you're looking for a crowdsourced guide, TripAdvisor, Lonely Planet, Frommers and Fodors are our go-­to travel-tip destinations. And if you're looking for insider tips from locals, check out our free walking tours around Europe and discover hidden treasures. But if you are looking for an “off the beaten path” journey, here are 7 websites and guides to get you started. We think you will love them:

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HostelCulture's Essential Guide to Planning your Backpacking Trip

Backpacking is an experience everyone and anyone should try out once in their lifetime. Who wouldn't want to take time off to see the world, learn new things, meet great people, and open your eyes to new horizons? It does, however, require a lot of planning, research, and precaution (all in moderation, of course) to have a successful backpacking trip. Whether it will be your first time backpacking, or you're looking for some extra ideas for the road, we decided to help new and old backpackers alike with a list of a few basic things to consider when travelling abroad. We offer advice on how to simplify your packing plans, save money on accommodation, and learn about new cities by joining free walking tours! Without further ado, here's HostelCulture's essential basic guide to planning your backpacking trip:

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7 Quick & Easy Tips for Better Travel Photography

Can you imagine travelling without taking a single picture? Most of us couldn’t! They’re meaningful keepsakes, a great outlet for creativity, and make our friends and family back home envious informed. So pull out that camera during our free walking tours in Europe and get practicing. We're not all tech-experts or made of money, so check out these simple tips to get better travel photography without having to break the bank!

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21 Best Damn Travel Apps For Backpacking

Backpacking? Have a few weeks or moths ahead of traveling around the globe? As an avid travellers I've compiled a list of my most used apps whether it be finding the cheapest flight, figuring out how to get from Budapest to Istanbul by car and even the best apps to make my Instagram look unnecessarily good-looking, These are the 21 best damn travel apps for backpacking. Clear up some space on your phone you're going to be downloaded a lot after this list...

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Travel Tips and Tricks: Backpacker Guide

Are you a first-time backpacker? Or a novice nomad? Here at HostelCulture we've sussed the sh*t out of backpacking, so naturally we have some tricks up our sleeves which makes boring parts of travelling easier. Yep! We got some travel tips and tricks that will help you backpackers out and even save you some dollars while hostelling around like the fun-lovin' peeps you are.

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Firm-Butt Backpacking

Hostelling around the place with little semblance of a consistent routine doesn’t necessarily lend itself well to laying off the beer or smokes, getting enough sleep, eating better or exercising, getting in shape and staying fit. Well, if exercising and staying fit is/was your ambition this year, fear not because there are plenty of ways to stay in shape while backpacking that won’t diminish your travel experience…in fact it can enhance your journey very much for the better.

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