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Spanish Party at Cats Hostel in Madrid

Posted at:29 January, 2014 in Special Events

  This Valentine’s Day, Cats Hostel will not be providing a fountain of love. Do those even exist? Instead, Cats will offer something much better. Yeah, that’s right — a fountain of (drumroll, please) sangria. Made with red wine of course, to match the other décor of the day. On the 14th of February 2014, […]


My favourite neighbourhood in Paris

Posted at:28 January, 2014 in Travel Tips

Best Neighbourhood in Paris On the perks of calling any neighbourhood in Paris home is that you will always be surrounded by alluring greenery, happy people and amenities, which make your life simple.  That is why it is almost impossible to point out a specific neighbourhood and describe it as the best neighbourhood in Paris. […]


Job Opportunity in Loch Ness

Posted at:22 January, 2014 in Job

ATTENTION EVERYONE!!! Are you looking for a job in a Hostel? Morag’s Lodge is looking for : Hospitality Assistant  General Assistance throughout the lodge to ensure the operation and control of Lodge in a safe, clean and hospitable manner, with focus on exceptional service standards. Main responsibilities are: Food Preparation & Service Cleaning and Room […]


Frankfurt and Eindhoven New Members Alert!

Posted at:21 January, 2014 in EFH News

Europe’s Famous Hostels is proud to announce that we’re growing! Welcome Frankfurt and Eindhoven! This month we’re welcoming two fantastic new hostels to our Famous Family, and they sure deserve it! So, a big welcome to FiveElements Frankfurt Hostel and 3BE Backpackers Eindhoven! Just a short walk from the main train station of Frankfurt, Five […]

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Job Opportunity in Nice, France

Posted at:13 January, 2014 in Job

Attention everyone! Are you looking for a job over the summer season?  Here’s a Job Opportunity in Nice! Are you young, active and willing to meet many new people? Hostel Villa Saint Exupery in Nice is your place to go to! We are now taking applications for positions for the upcoming summer season. We are looking […]

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Hostel Job Kiev Opportunities at theHub Hostel Kiev!

Posted at:6 December, 2013 in Job

Chief entertainer: Do you love having fun? how about arranging fun for others? -YES?! then we’ve got a Dream Job for you!!!  If you are: young, active, love life and people being curious and active is your true nature love having guests and having fun would like to know the best and most vibrant spots […]

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New Year in Europe

Posted at:5 December, 2013 in Special Events

Looking for somewhere to bring the new year in with a bang? Europe’s major cities have very different ways of spending the last night of the year whether with friends or alone you’re bound to have a blast! Check out our New Year in Europe guide and pick which sounds best for you!     […]

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Nice Carnival 2014

Posted at:2 December, 2013 in Special Events

Nice Carnival 2014 on French Riviera The Nice Carnival is held each year between February and March on a French Riviera. It is also one of the biggest and more spectacular carnivals in the world. Each year there are many events and decorations combined with this celebration that follow a mean theme. Some of the […]

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EFH launches a Worldwide Hostel Booking Engine

Posted at:26 November, 2013 in EFH News

Europe’s Famous Hostels has long been known for its top quality choice of hostels  from London to Jerusalem, EFH has selected their top pick from over 50 of Europe’s main tourist hubs. But now, even where a Europe’s Famous Hostel has not yet been selected, the brand new hostel booking engine on is offering […]

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Olive Picking in Athens and Kalamata, Greece

Posted at:31 October, 2013 in Special Events

Welcome to our olive grove, located in Kalamata, in the south of Greece in the region of the Peloponnese. You might have heard of Kalamata olives, exported all over the world. Here we have decided to keep the production limited to small amounts and all natural. We make enough olive oil for our family and […]