• Go on a Green Getaway

    Posted by SYHA Hostelling Scotland on

    Sustainability and eco-friendly travel are not always at the top of everyone’s holiday to-do lists. But you don’t need to sacrifice home comforts in favour of travelling responsibly. Here’s how you can do your bit… Hostelling is a great way to get out there and explore Scotland guilt-free. Our...

  • Earth Day 2016

    Posted by SYHA Hostelling Scotland on

    April 22nd is Earth Day. First celebrated in 1970, it aims to build support for environmental protection by raising awareness of environmental issues and encouraging people to take action. More than one billion people take part each year making Earth Day the "largest civic observance" in the world. ...

  • Bikepacking Trails in Scotland: The Highland Trail

    Posted by Markus Stitz on

    When I think back to the two times I have ridden the Highland Trail, I am still not sure what made me tackle it twice, first on a singlespeed, then with semi-fat tyres and gears. After the first time I had sworn never to do it again, but that didn’t last long. For 2015 I was back on the list of...

  • Milena's Volunteering Diary Part 2

    Posted by SYHA Hostelling Scotland on

    One of the great things about volunteering with SYHA Hostelling Scotland is getting out and about to explore the country during our spare time. Recently my family travelled from Germany to visit me and we planned to pack in as many of the sights as possible in one week including the Isle of Skye,...