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...

London Nightlife: Places and Districts to Go Out in London

Briefly summarizing London’s nightlife is a bit like trying to sum up the city overall: it’s practically impossible. The city is too big and varied to say anything briefly with total conviction. And any advice or guide book that tries to should...

Things to Do on Boxing Day in London

– Written by Victoria Philpott On 26 December 2015 what will you be doing? If you’re planning on staying in and playing with your new toys, you need to think again. While the rest of the UK sleeps, London is already back...

Top Christmas Events in London

Christmas in London is truly magical with plenty of events to get you into the festive spirit! Strap on some skates and hit the open-air ice rinks dotted around central London – many in the shadow of London’s historic buildings. Whether you’re...

How to Celebrate New Year’s Eve in London 2014

Unfortunately New Year’s Eve in London no longer means free front-row seats to the fireworks since our gracious mayor, Boris Johnson, has deemed us unworthy. Still there are plenty of pubs, clubs and street merriment to ensure London is still the place to be...

Your Guide to the London Lord Mayor’s Show

Over 7000 participants, countless floats, 20 marching bands and a hell of a lot of vehicles – including buses, steamrollers, classic cars, tractors, tanks, unicycles, beds, bathtubs and floats galore – and a 253-year old, gold Lord Mayor’s State Coach....

10 Cheap Thrills for Halloween in London 2014

From shocks to frights and devious delights, Halloween has got to be one of our favourite days of the year. With its ghostly dungeons, haunted tower and bloodthirsty history, we can’t imagine a better place to celebrate Halloween 2014 than the city of...