Tokyo in 24 hours

Guest blogger Anita Dykstra is a travel writer from New Zealand. You can read her great blog on her website. Tokyo is an unbelievable city just waiting to be explored. It’s a place that never seems to...

The golden rules of Interrailing

by Luc O Cinnseala Interrailing is a rite of passage for many Europeans and each year 300,000 of us leave our normal lives behind to discover our wonderful continent by train. With Global Passes allowing travel in 30 different countries, this is...

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...

World’s Most Unusual Sports

Fed up with football, tired of tennis, bored of baorld’s Most Unusual Sportssketball? Well there are some crazy sports out there, unknown to all except the few dedicated fans. These freaky games range from the ridiculous to the stomach churning (carcass polo,...

The History of Tango Argentino

Mesmerizing, sensual and intimate are just a few words you might use to describe the Tango. A dance of romance and passion, it is among the most famous genres of dance in the world and is currently enjoying a massive renaissance throughout...

Caving

So what exactly is caving? Also called spelunking, it involves exploring an untouched subterranean world, and discovering natural beauty in rock formations millions of years old. Because the eco-system of caves is so fragile, extreme care has to be taken to ensure...