The onset of colder months doesn’t mean you have to hide inside! There are plenty of outdoor winter activities to choose from other than skiing. As they say, there is no bad weather, just bad clothing! With a little preparation and the right gear, you can enjoy outdoor recreation year-round, especially in the winter.
No matter the borders you cross while exploring the world, you’re bound to encounter language barriers during your travels. While language fluency can create a more immersive travel experience, embracing the culture and having memorable adventures is still possible without knowing the local language.
Here’s everything you need to know about staying in hostels in Europe and around the world, from safety to budget to meeting new friends!