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Ultimate Guide: Non-Cheesy Valentine’s Day

Posted at:12 February, 2018 in Special Events,Travel Tips

Fed up with romantic songs, candle light dinners and roses? Stray from the ordinary with Famous Hostels and our Ultimate Guide: Non-Cheesy Valentine’s Day. The main idea is to provide you a memorable Valentine’s Day regardless of whether you are in a relationship or not.   Anti-Valentine’s Party in Madrid If Valentine’s Day is definitely not […]

Backpacking around Europe, 10 money saving tips

Posted at:11 February, 2018 in Travel Tips

It’s time for new experiences, new feelings, new emotions and new stories! Your backpacking trip around Europe starts today. You are going to tour around the old continent on a shoestring as you want to spend as much time possible travelling, and see as many new places as you can. With this in mind, we […]

How to survive Europe on a budget

Posted at:30 January, 2018 in Travel Tips

We’re pretty sure we don’t have to tell you how amazing it is to travel through Europe, how you get from one country to the next in no time and how the continent has the perfect combination of nightlife, culture, history, cities, beaches and mountains. You probably know all of that already. However, what you […]

Cool and Unusual Things To Do in Madrid

Posted at:26 January, 2018 in Travel Tips

No matter what city you go to, whether you investigate before travelling or just let things flow spontaneously, you will always find places and activities that are promoted as “emblematic”, “obligatory”, “must-see”, etc. That’s cool, as those things are usually famous for a reason. But what happens if you have already been in the place […]

Non-Touristy Things to Do in Stockholm

Posted at:17 January, 2018 in City guide,Travel Tips

There are so many things to see and do in Stockholm, and one can be overwhelmed by where to start. Once you get away from all the obvious sight-seeing attractions, you wonder what else is there to see! If you are fed up being a tourist and want to explore how it is to be […]

Ten Most Instagrammable Places in Lisbon

Posted at:10 January, 2018 in Travel Tips

Forget the typical postcard picture that you are tired to see everywhere. Forget Belém tower, Comércio Square or Santa Justa Lift. Make your friends jealous with cool and alternative photographs of hidden spots in Lisbon! Lisbon has so much to offer – look behind the touristic sites, immerge yourself into the narrow streets of this […]

December in Rotterdam

Posted at:15 December, 2017 in Travel Tips

There’s plenty happening in Rotterdam this December, from the traditional Sinterklaas celebrations to winter dance festivals, as well as Christmas ice skating and firework celebrations. Find out what’s happening this month in Rotterdam here. December in Rotterdam December in Rotterdam is a month to celebrate; with Sinterklaas, Christmas and a spectacular New Year’s Eve firework […]

Where to find Christmas markets in Paris 2017

Posted at:5 December, 2017 in Travel Tips

Step into a Paris Christmas Yes the rumours are true, the famed Christmas market on the Champs Elysees is no more after 9 successful years following a decision that the Marché Noel  was “tacky and overpriced”. Whilst we don’t agree we’re not going to let this ruin our favourite holiday of the year, so we’ve […]

Enjoy Christmas in Austria like a local

Posted at:4 December, 2017 in Travel Tips

Christmas in Austria It`s getting cold in our area – winter is coming up! Time for skiing, snowangels and some tasty hot mulled wines at the xmas markets called gluehwine. But as nice and picturesque as this is, it`s pretty much the same all over Europe. All over? – no. Austria is different. What’s a […]

The best Christmas Markets in Europe

Posted at:1 December, 2017 in Travel Tips

Ready for the most wonderful time of the year? Europeans take Christmas atmosphere to another level with Christmas Markets everywhere! If you are backpacking through Europe during Christmas season or just jumping into a short weekend break in city, see our recommendations for a true genuine backpacker experience with the Best Christmas Markets in Europe: […]