How to survive Paris in peak season

by Luc O Cinnseala Known worldwide for its grand boulevards, fascinating history and endless tourist attractions, Paris is a perfect destination for city lovers. Visiting Paris in its peak months of June to August comes with the usual problems that...

What lies beneath: 5 of Europe’s secret underground sights

by Christine Orford At Hostelbookers, we pride ourselves on scratching the surface of cities around the world to find the attractions that you’re going to love. With this guide, you can delve even deeper and explore five European cities from below the...

Five of Paris’s most stunning bridges

by Christine Orford One of the best—and cheapest—things you can do in Paris is walk along the Seine. With so much beauty in the world capital of romance, it’s easy to miss the more practical features of the city. That’s...

Tips on Finding Secret Bars in Paris

Want to find a Paris drinking den off the tourist trail? Then look beyond the obvious – head down basement steps and through hidden doors to find these five fabulous secret bars in Paris… 1. Le Ballroom du Beef Club Find this...

Where to Find the Best Techno Clubs in Paris

Looking for a place to hear house and techno DJs in Paris? Check out these five cool clubs on the scene… 1. Le Duplex This club, not to be confused with the sedate Le Duplex on rue Michel-le-Comte in Les Halles, has...

Best Museums in Paris

The museums of Paris are some of the city’s major attractions. Whether it is the work of a contemporary artist, the history of technology, science or the city itself, you can find them all in a Paris Museum. To help you choose,...

How to Celebrate New Year’s Eve in Paris 2014

As the city of love, lights and Dom Perignon (or sparkling white for those travelling on a budget), Paris is one of the Top 5 New Year’s tourist destinations across the globe. Can’t say we’re surprised! Indeed, while temperatures may be on...

Where to Celebrate Bastille Day 2014 in Paris

Want to know how to take Bastille Day by storm like a real Parisian? Here’s everything you need to know… Background Bastille Day, or the ’14th of July’ as they say in France, commemorates the beginning of the French Revolution which eventually...

How to Really Have a Romantic Time in Paris

Paris really is the most romantic city in the world, if you know what you’re doing. If you don’t, you’ll be queuing in the rain for the Eiffel Tower and getting ripped off in a tourist trap Champs Elysees restaurant along with...