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I arrived at the station at Falconara Marittima, Italy, and all I had was this to figure out how to get to my next train, and everyone at the station was terrified to speak English to help me.  How to get out of this jam...

Sunflower Beach Hostel Rimini

Posted at:16 June, 2015 in Ambassador Blog

June 13 (cont’d) I initially wanted to take the fast train from Rome to Rimini….. …..but Italy has a booking fee with the fast trains, so I was on the regional train.  I did not think it was ideal at first, but then it turned out to be the best thing to happen to me.  […]

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Alessandro Palace Rome Hostel

Posted at:15 June, 2015 in Ambassador Blog

The girls walked me to Alessandro Palace & Bar…. ….I met them with manager Takashi for a beer and then Mirella set me up with a really nice dinner at the Bramble Bar & Kitchen before I said goodbye to her and Valeria.  Back to Alessandro Palace & Bar, I and went upstairs to the terrace […]

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Paradise Beach Hostel Ischia

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Paradise Beach Hostel Ischia on June 1th I was up at 8am to nail a shower and show my new bosses that I know how to get out of bed…. …I drove breakfast in, and by 10:30am, Europe’s Famous Hostel ladies and I were heading for the ferry to get to Ischia.  Hostel of the […]

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Hostel of the Sun Naples, Italy

Posted at:11 June, 2015 in Ambassador Blog

June 10 I woke up at 8:30am and got ready for the day……. ……I had breakfast, paid for it, and then headed back to the hostel next door where I was asked if I had paid for my own breakfast.  When I told them that I had, the guy behind the counter, CJ, said, “No, […]

Poetry International 2014

46th Rotterdam Poetry International Festival

Posted at:3 June, 2015 in Special Events

9-10 June 2015, Rotterdamse Schouwburg, Rotterdam Get ready for a week full of readings, interviews, lectures, special programmes and publications; a feast for the ears and eyes. From 10 to14 June 2014 poets from all over the world will converge on Rotterdam for the 46th time to take part in the Rotterdam Poetry International Festival. The poetry […]

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Europe’s Famous Hostels Ambassador Winner!

Posted at:20 May, 2015 in Ambassador Blog,EFH News

Europe’s Famous Hostels is proud to announce that our search has come to an end; we’ve found our Ambassador! The search for the perfect ambassador has taken us from Australia to Amsterdam, Ireland to Italy but they have finally found our match; in the small Canadian town of Big Beaver. Stephen ‘Beaver’ Harris’ challenge is this: […]

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Microbrewery @ The Circus Hostel Berlin

Posted at:14 May, 2015 in Special Events

It all began with a conversation on how to improve the Circus Hostel bar for their guests.  After many hours and more than a few beers, it hit them; they would open a brewery! The Circus Hostel Brewing Company They slept on it, woke up feeling worse for wear, but the idea of creating something special for our […]


The Bubble Run Marseille 6th June

Posted at:13 May, 2015 in Special Events

Well this is a 5k run with a difference! Marseille’s first glimpse at the hugely successful Bubble Run will be this year on the 6th June.  Turn up armed with your Bubble Run t-shirts and anti-bubble glasses and get ready to run the craziest 5 kilometres of your life!   Through foam and dodging massive […]

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Europe’s Famous Hostels Ambassador TOP TEN

Posted at:6 May, 2015 in EFH News,Job

So, after months of collecting profiles for our Europe’s Famous Hostels wannabes, here’s our top ten! Check out their profiles, their cover letters and scrutinise their motivation…..but above all VOTE FOR YOUR FAVOURITE!  Votes received will be taken into consideration when selecting the Ambassador. Votes recieved after the 15th May will not be counted.   For […]

Cardiff hostel Nosda

Hostel Job in Cardiff

Posted at:5 May, 2015 in general,Job

NosDa Studio Hostel is Cardiff’s original independent Backpacker’s Hostel. As well has providing dormitory style accommodation and private rooms we also run a busy bar and are an established live music venue.  Our continued success means we are looking to expand our capacity by almost 50% and the creation of two new permanent management positions […]