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Now, that is funny.  It would be funny anywhere, but it is in Abraham Hostel in Jerusalem.

Abraham Hostel in Jerusalem

Posted at:29 September, 2015 in Ambassador Blog

Sept 12 (cont’d) The Pegasus flight out of Istanbul was about half full… …I was seated on the plane next to Rotem from Israel who was flying from Italy home and had a stopover in Istanbul.  I picked on her for a while.  She did not know what to make of me at first, but I […]

The Blue Mosque.

Hush Lounge Hostel in Kadikoy Istanbul

Posted at:25 September, 2015 in Ambassador Blog

Sept 10 It was a short flight from Athens to Istanbul.  Aegean Airlines fed me on the plane.  Awesome… …It has been a long time since I have not been on a budget airliner advertising perfumes and alcohol over the airplane intercom, so it was a real treat to have food delivered!  I seemed like […]

This is the view of Acropolis from the rooftop bar of AthenStyle.  Yea, I know....

AthenStyle Athens Hostel near the Acropolis

Posted at:15 September, 2015 in Ambassador Blog

Sept 7 I passed through airport security and headed for my RyanAir flight… …When I went to my assigned seat, a girl from Greece studying in London was right next to me.  She was on her way home to see her family.  We had a chat and she and informed me that Greece is about […]

Temple Bar.  Your ride home after to many Guinness.

Avalon House Cheap Hostel in Dublin

Posted at:11 September, 2015 in Ambassador Blog

Sept 3 My alarm went off at 04:31 to let me know that three and a half hours of sleep were clearly not enough… …but that I need to get moving anyhow!  So, I threw myself in the shower in an attempt to wake up as I was still very much asleep even though to […]

A Nessie onsie can make a man pretty self conscious...

Morag’s Lodge Loch Ness

Posted at:8 September, 2015 in Ambassador Blog

Aug 31 (cont’d) I arrived at Haggis Adventures and got on a bus with Grant the guide, Sergio the bus driver and 16 other travelers.  The bus took us north.  The Highlands of Scotland!  I was so tired that I felt a little roadsick initially on the trip.  I had to squeeze in another 30 minutes […]


St. Christopher’s Inn the most central hostel in Edinburgh

Posted at:7 September, 2015 in Ambassador Blog

Aug 28 (cont’d) I got on my flight from Cardiff at 08:00, fell asleep against the window as the staff were running though the safety routines and slept most of the way to Edinburgh… At the Edinburgh airport, I picked up a return-ticket for the shuttle bus that would take me from the airport to […]

Beach Treath.  Check out the sheep lounging on the hills.

NosDa Backpackers Hostel in Cardiff near the Millenium Stadium

Posted at:4 September, 2015 in Ambassador Blog

Aug 26 (cont’d) Ever get on a bus where it seems like everyone has gas? That was my Megabus London to Cardiff experience.  It was pretty unpleasant… It takes 3:30h to get from London to Cardiff by bus, but one of those hours is entirely dedicated just to getting out of London itself.  It is […]

Copenhagen hostel downtown hostel in Copenhagen

Team Manager @ Copenhagen Downtown Hostel

Posted at:2 September, 2015 in EFH News

Do you want to be part of a vibrant and busy cool hostel in the center of Copenhagen? TeamManager Copenhagen Downtown Hostel is looking for an experienced and committed team manager for a full time management position in our large hostel and bar. The position is full time and shifts based which includes weekdays, weekends, […]

So, that is what is going to happen to the nearly obsolete payphone...  I like this idea.

St. Christopher’s Village London

Posted at: in Ambassador Blog

Aug 24 I slept until 09:00, packed my life, and headed down the stairs of the Flying Pig to breakfast my day with my – orange juice, apple juice, cereal, toast – routine.  At 11:00 I said goodbye to the staff and caught the #14 tram directly to Sloterdijk Station where my IDBus would take […]

I like this older couple, chilling out.

Flying Pig Amsterdam the Best Hostel in Amsterdam!

Posted at:1 September, 2015 in Ambassador Blog

Aug 21 It takes 42 minutes by train to get from Rotterdam to Amsterdam… …and it costs €18.10 by the time NS Rail is through with extra charges for using your credit card on the ticket machine, yet they do not have a slot for cash….  A naughty trick…. As I got off the train […]