Five great cities for history buffs

Guest blogger Anita Dykstra is a travel writer from New Zealand. You can read her great blog on her website. If you’re an absolute lover of history then you’ll adore these five cities around the world. History is what...

Escape to East Germany: A budget-friendly break

by Ellen Curham If you’re on a budget but still want to do some exploring, then you can’t go wrong with East Germany. The region offers an array of exciting cities and can easily be navigated by train. From the...

What lies beneath: 5 of Europe’s secret underground sights

by Christine Orford At Hostelbookers, we pride ourselves on scratching the surface of cities around the world to find the attractions that you’re going to love. With this guide, you can delve even deeper and explore five European cities from below the...

Like a local: 24 hours in Berlin

by Christine Orford Berlin. Rich in history, rich in culture, rich in food and rich in fun. There’s a cornucopia of things to keep you occupied here. Want proof? Take a look at our 24-hour guide to experiencing Berlin like...

9 of the Best Places to go for New Year’s Eve

Not long to go now until New Year’s Eve, but where oh where to spend it? We’ve found the best street parties, biggest firework displays and top club nights to bring you nine of the best cheap and cheerful New Year’s Eves...