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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 […]


Europe’s Famous Hostels and Momondo Flights and Nights Competition

Posted at:2 October, 2013 in EFH News

Europe’s Famous Hostels has teamed up with Momondo, the World class travel site to offer the amazing prize of flights to the value of 400 euros plus 3 nights free accommodation in any of the 42 EFH destination, to the lucky winner of our Essay Competition. Entrants must write a short 400 word Travel Guide […]

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Looking for work? Opportunity in Istanbul!

Posted at: in Job

Job Hostel Istanbul If you are an international traveler planning an extended stay in Istanbul, you can consider joining our Hush Hostel Work Exchange program.   Work Exchange at Hush Hostel Lounge is an opportunity to work and live in a friendly atmosphere where you can meet people from around the world while having fun […]

Europe’s Famous Hostels Welcomes 5 New Members

Posted at:19 September, 2013 in EFH News

  The Europe’s Famous Hostels network are soon going to have to change their name if they keep growing at such a speed!  Only in the last 3 months, no less than five more hostels have been added to the now 42-strong group of like-minded independent Hostels, and have taken the network out of the […]

Party on the Italian Riviera

Party on the Italian Riviera!

Posted at:29 August, 2013 in Travel Tips

Rimini and Riccione have no shame in being famous mostly for their nightlife. Their position means that they are within a short train ride from some of Italy’s tourist capitals; Venice, Verona, Milan, Bologna and Florence. After trapesing around all those churches and ruins you’re going to need some recupertaion: so sit on the beach […]


Top 10 Annual Events in Paris

Posted at: in Festivals

Circus of Tomorrow Fair – January Before they go on to fame in Cirque du Soleil, the world’s most talented young circus performers and acrobats compete for glory at Paris’ Circus of Tomorrow Festival (Cirque de Demain). Performers come from all over the world to show off their skills in the spirit of friendly competition […]

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The Home of the Hipster

Posted at:3 June, 2013 in Travel Tips

Ever since American Apparel opened their first store over here on the Continent, the Hipster lifestyle has taken Europe by super-cool storm. No longer do Hipsters feel their calling to Williamsburg and Mission; their home is here on the mean streets of Western Europe. Here’s our Europe travel guide for you die-hard hipsters; what to do, where […]

Hostel Job opportunity in the Brecon Beacons!

Posted at: in Job

Hostel Job : Live in Hostel/Bar Supervisor NosDa’s sister hostel Beacons Backpackers is looking for a couple/individual to live in and supervise the day to day running of a busy bar and backpackers hostel located in Bwlch near Brecon. Candidates will ideally be well travelled and have previous experience of dealing with customers on a […]

Our Pick of the Summer Festivals you can’t miss!

Posted at: in Festivals

This year’s summer music festival calender is jam-packed with incredible line-ups and crazy themes. Take a look at our list of the hottest summer festivals, get your tent out of the garage and book your ticket to one of Europe’s top music events. Sonar Festival – Barcelona, Spain. 3-Day Fesitval 13th,14th and 15th June. This […]

5 must have free travel apps

5 Must-Have FREE Travel Apps.

Posted at:2 June, 2013 in Travel Tips

1. Skype Lots of newer Apps have been released since Skype in 2003 but it manages to stay on top of the pile as the call quality is so much better than the competitors’. Skype is an essential for anybody travelling away from home, with calls costing as little as 0,01€ a minute to landlines. […]