Victoria Day is on May 21 this year, and where better to celebrate it than the good queen’s namesake city? You can watch Victoria’s largest parade event on Douglas Street, and since this will be the 150th anniversary edition of the parade, you can bet it will be more fun than ever.
During May in Victoria there is a whole host of events happening (dates and events may change from year to year)…
Although Tokyo is always somewhere on the list of the most expensive cities in the world, don’t despair budget travelers! Much of the city is actually quite affordable. Here are some of our top tips to help you enjoy Tokyo on the cheap. Read more »
Here at Hostelling International, we have long appreciated the support and dedication we get from our volunteers. From our volunteer Board of Directors to the volunteers that host hockey nights, do administrative duties at our offices and help out at our fundraising events – we have hundreds of volunteers working for us all over the world. Read more »
Your privacy and security is very important to us. This year, your volunteer board and staff are undertaking two important initiatives: online voting and a member database upgrade to improve not only the security of your personal information but also ensure we continue to respect your communication preferences with Hostelling International.
Online Voting Read more »
The new licensed café/restaurant at HI-Vancouver Jericho Beach has officially been named ‘NSCS Discovery Café’ (NSCS stands for North Shore Culinary School). Thank you to all those who voted for their favourite name back in December. The café is now open at HI-Vancouver Jericho Beach and is a great addition to the hostel’s facilities. It’s already proving to be a popular choice with locals too. Read more »
We want to know what you think about our membership. It doesn’t matter if you’re a current member or if you’ve just considered becoming one, we would like to hear your opinion. Your answers will help us improve the value of the membership product. Take the survey and you will be entered to win an iPad 2! Go here to take the survey.
The survey ends May 4, 2012. This survey is only regarding our Canadian membership, therefore it is only open to Canadians.
Calgary has been a hub for hostelling in Alberta and Canada. The city served as the headquarters of CYH-Mountain Region and was home to countless hostel volunteers. For decades, however, it wasn't home to an actual hostel. Read more »