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Top 10 European music festivals

Travellers tend to love their music; any time you visit a hostel anywhere in the world there’s always a wide array of music blaring out. The UK has some incredible music festivals but the problem is the weather. While this isn’t an exhaustive list of every great European music festival, they all have something to offer, on top of mud, music and rain! Why not head to Europe, take in a festival and enjoy some sunshine…

Top 10 places to visit in New Zealand

The remote and popular travel destination New Zealand is known for it’s beautiful scenery and also it’s fondness for extreme sports. Although a sparsely populated with an exceptionally relaxing atmosphere there is still plenty to do for it’s many visitors and independent travellers, adrenaline junkies and photography enthusiasts would especially enjoy a trip here…

Barcelona: the Mediterranean capital of cool

The cosmopolitan city of Barcelona is one of Spain’s hottest tourist destinations. When visiting it’s hard to believe that Barcelona hasn’t always drawn the crowds, the city was transformed in 1992 when it won the rights for the Olympics. Its make-over included an impressive man-made beach, palm tree lined avenues and a beautifully redeveloped port…