7 Podcasts for Your Next Road Trip

March 13, 2017By Gisela SleizerOh Canada!, Toolbox

I live in Montreal (it’s okay, don’t be jealous, just come visit!) but my family lives in Toronto, so I travel there often. I used to gallantly take the train for each trip (using my HI Member discount, of course!), and spend those hours in transit working, studying or catching up with the latest cat … Read More

Winter Weekend at Trois-Rivières

January 27, 2017By Béatrice Bernard-PoulinOh Canada!

Gone are the days when Trois-Rivières was just a pit-stop between Quebec and Montreal. Trois-Rivières, underestimated for too long, has now grown into a road-trip destination of its own. It offers exciting winter activities for all levels of winter lovin’, hip microbreweries, and stylish independent stores. Why not hit the road for Trois-Rivières this winter? … Read More

The good, the bad and the unknown

January 20, 2017By Tern StaffHI News

Good news. The latest issue of TERN magazine is now online. This winter, we wanted to tackle those critical moments many of us experience while travelling — the ones where we learn about ourselves, where we gauge our appetite for danger and adventure, and those unpredictable occurrences that totally change our lives. Packed full of … Read More

Discovering Austin

January 10, 2017By Béatrice Bernard-Poulin'Round the world

Texas’ capital, Austin, is on a lot of bucket lists —and with reason! The city’s motto is “Keep Austin Weird,” which should give you and idea of what to expect. Nonetheless, here’s how to make the best of it. Where To Eat Austin is a foodies’ town. You will eat well and you will eat … Read More

2016 in 12 shots : (the beautiful) people of hostels

January 4, 2017By GaelOh Canada!

It’s this time of year again where we look back on the last 12 months and identify the highlights of our year – our achievements, our best trips and all the people who’ve joined us on those crazy adventures. For us at hostelling, people are what it’s all about. There are the people who make … Read More

How do you travel sustainably?

December 15, 2016By Eleanor Isdale'Round the world

Do you make sure to reuse towels or plastic water bottles? Flick off switches and pull out chargers when leaving your room for the day? Take shorter showers? Or make a point to stay somewhere that works towards responsible and sustainable business? We all know that travel is one of those experiences that you pay for, yet feel richer … Read More