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The beach is beckoning but the belly is dangling. Find out exactly how overweight you are by measuring your body mass index. The BMI calculator asks for your weight and height, and then instantly gives you a rating which you can plot against a chart.

Much more than a guide to a great many of the world's hostels, the Hostel Network (above) is a global travel primer for those on a budget. For those on a bender, there's also the beer index which compares the price of alcohol country-by-country.