Party like a Parisian

by Christine Orford Beautiful, majestic, magical. Paris is a gorgeous, unique city that everyone should see at least once. But if you come to see the sights and don’t check out the fantastic nightlife, you’re missing a trick....

How to survive Paris in peak season

by Luc O Cinnseala Known worldwide for its grand boulevards, fascinating history and endless tourist attractions, Paris is a perfect destination for city lovers. Visiting Paris in its peak months of June to August comes with the usual problems that...

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...

Five of Paris’s most stunning bridges

by Christine Orford One of the best—and cheapest—things you can do in Paris is walk along the Seine. With so much beauty in the world capital of romance, it’s easy to miss the more practical features of the city. That’s...

Tips on Finding Secret Bars in Paris

Want to find a Paris drinking den off the tourist trail? Then look beyond the obvious – head down basement steps and through hidden doors to find these five fabulous secret bars in Paris… 1. Le Ballroom du Beef Club Find this...

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...

Where to Celebrate Bastille Day 2014 in Paris

Want to know how to take Bastille Day by storm like a real Parisian? Here’s everything you need to know… Background Bastille Day, or the ’14th of July’ as they say in France, commemorates the beginning of the French Revolution which eventually...
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