Edinburgh Fringe: Finding the Next Big Thing!

The Edinburgh Fringe Festival is a renowned launching pad for some of the biggest and most celebrated acts in showbiz. From Russell Brand to Rowan Atkinson, Stephen Fry and Flight of the Concords, the careers launched by this annual event...

The HostelBookers Travel Bucket List

– – – Written by Victoria Philpott There are only two certainties in life, we’re born and we die, but it’s what’s in between that makes us. There’s so much to do in this world it can be quite overwhelming. So...

What is the Rath Yatra Hindu Festival?

– Written by Victoria Philpott Rath Yatra is celebrated by Hindus around the world every year. On 10th July 2013 the biggest celebration begins in Puri, India. Also known as Ratha Yatra, Ratha-Yatra, Rathyatra and the Chariot Festival, the carnival commemorates...

Hot, Hot, Hot: London Summer Festival Guide 2012

Summer in London makes me feel all warm and gooey inside – well, at least when the sun decides to make a guest appearance. Picnics in the park, jugs of Pimms, London beer gardens, Wimbledon and… festivals! Notting Hill Carnival,...

Welcome to Edinburgh Festival!

Fancy a date with a naked Scotsman? How about a sing-a-long of Shakespeare’s Hamlet? Combine that with some pints of Scottish ale and a drunken rendition of ‘now I know my BBC’ and maybe, just maybe, you’ll have a day’s...
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