Christmas Holidays on a Budget

Christmas is just around the corner, but sometimes staying at home just won’t cut it. Even if you don’t feel like going away for the big day, there’s nothing more magical than taking a vacation during the festive season. Christmas Markets...

Budget Student Travel Tips

There’s no doubt that visiting the likes of New York, London, Paris and the rest of the world’s top cities can be the most fantastic and enriching experience. But it doesn’t come cheap. And if there’s one thing that unites all student...

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...

17 of the World’s Best Christmas Dishes

‘Tis the season to be eating… Well, ok, there is a touch of family bonding and we can’t forget the spirit of giving. BUT… We all know that Christmas is really about gorging guiltlessly on a mildly shameful amount of...

The Craziest Christmas Markets in Germany

We love Christmas markets! Christmas lights, Christmas shopping and Christmassy food all in one place; what more could any self-confessed Christmas fanatic want? As the initiators of the Christmas market craze, Germany’s markets are always filled with festive cheer and enough traditional...

5 Great American Christmas Markets

Written by Alexia Dellner T’is the season for snow and stockings, lights and love, cakes and carols, mistletoe and mulled wine, and of course, that traditional Christmas pastime– shopping. What better place to get into the holiday spirit than...

Santa vs Backpacker

Travelling around the world, hitching a ride, grabbing a late night drink before moving on to the next place… hold on, who are we talking about here? Santa and Backpackers aren’t just jolly jetsetters… they have more in common than...

HostelBookers Christmas Card

Happy Christmas from HostelBookers! HostelBookers would like to wish our customers a very Happy Christmas, wherever you are in the world! We hope you’ve had a bumper year of travelling. It’s been a great year for us, with the launch of ten...