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...

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...

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 New York City 2014

Going to be in New York City on New Year’s Eve 2014? You’re in luck – it’s the best place to be! There’s loads going on to keep you entertained, and it is possible to do without spending a fortune. As the clock...

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...

How to Party the Hardest at Notting Hill Carnival 2014

The Notting Hill Carnival takes place from 9am-7pm, :Sunday 24th August – Monday 25th August 2014. The event is FREE to attend. Residents of Westbourne Grove: We suggest you stock up on groceries early. Come August long weekend, crossing the street to...

20 Ways to Stretch Your Travel Money

Evelyn Hannon from Journeywoman.com asked readers from 100 countries for their top tips for saving money on the road. In this blog post for HostelBookers she shared her top 20… 1. Use Craig’s List On a recent three week visit...