On May 28 head to the bar at HI-Montreal to chat with our ‘sun and tapas’ speaker Gabrielle De La Durantaye; she has travelled extensively in Spain and Portugal. She’ll be dishing out advice, impressions, telling you what to do and what not to do, and letting you know about places and activities that you should be doing when visiting Portugal and Spain. Gabrielle will answer all your questions!
After the discussion, join the legendary pub crawl from the hostel, party and meet other travellers! Read more »
This weekend, Sunday May 5th, HI-Canmore is hosting a fire-making workshop. Hostelling International members that sign up for the course and stay for 2 nights will get one night of accommodation free. For more details on learning to build fire Survivorman-style click here >>
You only have a few more days to cast your vote for your favourite blogger on the Big Blog Exchange. The competition closes on April 15. The judges then sit down and whittle the top 100 down to 14 finalists and two wildcards. The winners will be announced on April 29.
Our Canadian entries are holding strong, if you have not voted, do so now! Currently (at time of publishing this blog) we have the following in the top 100: Read more »
Hostelling International – Canada (HI-Canada) is pleased to announce the latest addition to its network of 59 Hostels in Canada.
Situated in the historic town of Cumberland, in the heart of the Comox Valley, HI-Cumberland, Riding Fool Hostel provides an important budget option to travellers visiting this popular tourist destination. Read more »
The competition is hotting up now on the BIG BLOG EXCHANGE. We now have seven Canadian Bloggers in the top 100! There are two new entries since our last post and they have climbed right to the top of the leader board. Read more »
Need some Island time? HI-Nanaimo has three accommodation packages available, we are sure one of them is just what you are looking for!
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Hostelling International (HI) is the only global network of Hostel Associations and we are pleased to announce the best hostels in the world according to our customers! Our annual meeting for hostel managers has just taken place in Cologne, Germany and as part of that meeting, our prestigious HI-5ives! Awards ceremony took place to celebrate the top hostels in the HI network. Read more »
Ho, ho, ho! Need some Christmas present inspiration? Look no further, here are a few things every backpacker should be carrying with them on their travels and they make perfect stocking fillers. Read more »
As old man winter chases us down we delight in announcing the building of the N-Ice Rack BRA Icewall at HI-Nordegg, Shunda Creek Hostel. Let them loose and hand them over, support the Breast Cancer Society of Canada, big or small we want your bras! Read more »