Beat the Crowd to These 5 Secret Islands in Europe

Ever wish you could beat the summer crowds and find your own island paradise? A getaway only the locals know about, with not a tourist in sight? If you can’t afford to trek halfway across the world to a deserted desert island,...

Cheap Yoga Retreats and Spa Breaks

By Madeleine Wilson Stressed? Beer belly? Broke? Awww, sounds like someone needs a bit of TLC. We have some fabulous cheap retreats where you can indulge in a girlie pampering holiday, get those chakras realigned or just enjoy some quality you-time. Yoga...

The HostelBookers Survey Results

It’s been an amazing five years for HostelBookers, and we want to make sure that we continue to keep budget travel at the heart of everything we do, so in November 2009 we carried out our Biggest Ever

10 Things to do in Marbella

If you want to warm up this winter, head to the sunny Costa Del Sol, for endless beaches and blissful temperatures. We’ve already told you why Marbella is one of the best  winter sun destinations, and with plenty...

Why Stay In A Hostel, Not A Hotel?

As much as we love hostels, sometimes we find it hard to convince a few of just how much they have changed. Suggest a hostel for a vacation away and you may still be met by cries of ‘Why would you want...