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Funky Chocolate Club Workshop

Posted at:17 June, 2015 in Ambassador Blog

Funky Chocolate Club – Workshop Adults – 65 CHF.  Children – 55 CHF +41(0) 78 606 35 48 The Funky Chocolate Club is on a quaint little pedestrian street in Interlaken, Switzerland.  It was opened in November 2014 by a couple of nice girls, Misha and Tatiana (Tatiana says she is a lot sweeter since […]

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Balmer’s Herberge Interlaken

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June 15 (Cont’d) The train through the Swiss Alps is something that every person should experience in their lifetime…. ….It is one of the most gorgeous rides a person could ever experience in their life.  The train line cuts through land along along rivers, lakes and into tunnels though the green banks and snow capped […]

I talked the train driver into letting me into the train control area so that I could get a picture as we headed down the line.

Italy to Switzerland Train Ride

Posted at:16 June, 2015 in Ambassador Blog

June 15 I had a restless sleep due to an ex-girlfriend who was invading my dreams at night…. …..I guess I had better write her an email to say hello.  I have wanted to write her for a couple of weeks, but have been so full blast with life that my sub-conscience decided to try […]

Oh, and here is your Repubbica di San Marino castle on the side of a cliff!  So nice.

Sunflower Beach Hostel Rimini (Day 2)

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June 14 I spent some of the morning and some of the evening talking to the others in the hostel about why they had chosen Sunflower Beach Hostel….. …The consensus was that it is one of the best party hostels in Europe, and people want to unwind and party at the beach after looking at […]

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

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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: […]