Advice on how to meet people on a trip, whether you're traveling solo or on vacation with friends.
Our shocking findings show that an estimated 12,000 16 and 17-year-olds - enough to fill Wembley arena - have asked their council for help in finding a new home for them. But more than half are turned away without even being assessed.
Holidays in 2015 are set to get bigger and better with the opening of futuristic theme parks, beautiful hotels and exciting
Despite the country's rich and gripping, war-torn history, none of Deutschland's cities have tended to have the iconic draw of the real urban heavyweights - Paris's picturebook charm, London's vibrant swing, or Rome's devastating beauty.
The duck who joined the Northern Irish boys on their motorcycle tour of Vietnam hit national headlines a few weeks ago. I was lucky enough to be in the Phong Nha bar the night that Matthew McInnes, Dan McAllen and their mates turfed up with The Captain, mid-tour.
In part two of this series looking at Europe's new paradigm of hostelling, we take a look at the brilliant and feisty young newcomers to be found in the cities of Italy.
Things are gradually changing, and in the past few years quality hostelling has been embraced. Here are the best picks of France...
Choosing which hostel to book when you go away on your travels can be a somewhat daunting experience; there are so many to choose from, and you of course want to find the one that will suit you the most.
I went along to check out a new 'Poshtel' in London's up and coming Elephant & Castle.
Here's a quick guide to three great places to stay in central London during the Olympics...