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  • Winter in Washington

    Washington Winter

    Spending a winter vacation in Washington D.C. is more than just history and politics. The American capital will always draw visitors wanting to see The White House and Pentagon. But if you look closer you’ll discover a cosmopolitan and energetic city full of culture, nightclubs and rooftop bars. Book a hostel in Washington D.C. this winter […]

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  • Hipster New Year in Denver

    Downtown Denver

    Denver is the hipster capital of Midwest America and makes for a spectacular place to visit over New Year. Come and hang out in a city where looking cool is easy. From gourmet farm cooking, craft beer bars and heritage clothing, Denver is one of the leading hipster cities in the world. The Mile High City […]

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  • Winter Cycling Vacations In Gran Canaria

    Cycling in Gran Canaria Winter

    Gran Canaria has some of the best cycling routes in Europe during the winter months. With its looping roads, low traffic, mild climate and great hostels, the Canary Islands is a perfect winter cycling destination. Situated off the west coast of Africa, Gran Canaria is consistently bright and sunny throughout the year. Warm and dry over […]

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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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  • 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 […]