Travel Blog: book

Hilarious promo videos proving hostels are all about fun!

The hostel video is a very important element of a hostel property’s online profile, for self-promotion and as an aid to your booking research. Indeed, a recent study by Phocuswright put the importance of video in influencing young traveller’s decision making process equal to that of peer reviews, at around 30%.

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How to pay less for your hostel bed

If you like your money in your pocket, it's good to know the same hostel bed is cheaper to book on Hostelculture.com than on other websites, and here's why...

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Story, myth, & legend - 7 tales from Europe to inspire travel

Europe is a continent with an extraordinary legacy for stories, folklore, mythology & legend. Every nation and culture throughout, holds dear a phenomenal wealth of stories and fairy tales, both ancient & (relatively) modern. There’s plenty of great reasons to travel in Europe, but we believe there’s nothing like a good fable, be it founded in fact or in fiction, to inspire a journey; here’s just seven of our favourites to take you around Europe, as well as the great hostels you can book on hostelculture.com, the cheapest hostel booking site out there – and that’s no myth, thanks to our 5% discount off all hostel rates as standard!

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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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6 hostels with nature at heart

For many, a fundamental purpose of travelling and staying in hostels is simply ‘getting away’ for a while. However, exciting as a new city usually is, the city break is not necessarily always a ‘break’ at all; sometimes a change of pace & environment is what’s required to benefit body & soul, relax, recharge & rejuvenate.

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Feeling Beachy? 11 Beach Hostels You'll Want To Book Now!

We recently published an article about “celebrating the s” when it comes to hostels, and there are some more s’s that I thought should be celebrated too - Sun, Sea & Sand. If you fancy a bit of budget-friendly beach time and quality accommodation, you need some beach hostel in your life!

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

 

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Pressure On The Travel Generation

 

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Planning on poppin' your hostel cherry?

Well, planning ought to be the operative word! If you are soon to stay in a hostel for the first time, check out this helpful advice to make sure you sleep with the best on your first occasion & enjoy the experience.

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Homely Hostels in Beautiful Barcelona

Barcelona is a vibrant wonderland of colour, culture, sun, sea & sand and amazing nightlife. It is also a city of many fantastic hostels and the variety of types and styles of hostels to suit the traveller here is rich. Today we've brought you a quick look at just a few of the hostels which offer a homely, familial vibe with an element of tranquility and sense of sanctuary from the excitingly energetic madness of this wonderful city, all while maintaining a fun & social atmosphere. Enjoy.

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