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  • San Francisco On A Hostel Budget

    San Francisco Golden Gate Bridge

    San Francisco is one of America’s coolest destinations. With its rickety cable cars, boutique shops and hipster neighbourhoods, the Californian city is mecca for edgy bohemians. The gorgeous weather all-year-round puts everyone in a happy mood. First timers might be surprised to learn that San Francisco is also a remarkably cheap place to explore on vacation. […]

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  • Beautiful Christmas Food Markets in Italy

    Bolzano Christmas Market

      Italian Christmas markets are perfect for backpackers looking to experience the real Italy. With their strong family traditions and emphasis on nativity displays and beautifully sourced local food, mercatino di Natale’s capture the best of the festive season. Come and explore the Alpine wonders of the Trentino Alto Adige region and witness what is […]

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  • Christmas in Buenos Aires on a Budget

    Buenos Aires

    Christmas marks the start of summer in Buenos Aires and it’s a glorious time to visit Argentina on your travels. Perfect for budget travellers and soaring with energy. There is no better way to see out the year than partying with local “porteños”. Buenos Aires—”fair winds” in Spanish is described as the Paris of South America, […]

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  • Best Christmas Markets in Belgium

    Ghent Christmas Market

    Anyone taking a festive break to Belgium will experience some of the finest Christmas markets in Europe. Famous for its chocolate and beers, Belgium is one of Europe’s most popular winter destinations and the food on offer is absolutely gorgeous. As you’d expect from a gastronomic nation, top cities like Brussels and Bruge take their […]

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  • Traditional Christmas Markets in Europe

    Munich Christkindlmarkt

    Christmas market season is fast approaching and whether you like Glühwein or glögg, there are food festivals taking place across Europe. Traditional markets capture the joviality of Christmas and there is nowhere better to enjoy mulled wine with friends. Edinburgh European Christmas Market Where: Edinburgh, Scotland When: 21 November 2014 to 4th January 2015 Why: Stretching out […]

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  • Bilbao: A Boutique Guide to the Basque Country

    Vivid, stylish and ruggedly handsome, Bilbao is a titan of culture on the northern Spanish coast. The largest city in the Basque Country has inspired visitors since Museo Guggenheim was built in 1997. Since then Bilbao has become a top culture destination inspired by its modernist architecture, galleries and surreal public monuments. Furthermore, the Basque city has […]