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Highland Games in Loch Ness

Posted at:23 April, 2014 in Special Events

Although the Highland Games as we know it now, all kilts and cabers, was developed by the Victorians, the history of the Highland Games really dates back before records began. To get a real feel of what the Highland Games is about; there’s no better place to see it then in the little village of Glenurquhart, along […]

Freedom Run in Riga 2014

Posted at:22 April, 2014 in Special Events

Riga was voted the European Capital of Culture for the year 2014, and as part of their year long programme of events and concerts, they’re also going to be spicing up their annual marathon. The annual Nordea Riga Marathon is part of the European Capital of Culture Programme this year, and will take place on […]

FESTIMAD Madrid 2014

FESTIMAD Madrid 2014

Posted at: in Festivals

FESTIMAD is back again this year; bigger and better than ever before!  It’s set to be held from the 23rd April until the 10th May. This year the organisers have secured a deal for anyone travelling to Madrid for FESTIMAD. Just log into the Spanish rail network website, select the tariff option  Congresos/Eventos and enter […]

rock in rio lisbon 2014

Rock in Rio Lisbon 2014

Posted at:11 April, 2014 in Festivals

Since the very first Rock in Rio festival was held in Rio de Janeiro in 1985, the festival has become one of the most famous music festivals on the globe. The 1985 edition saw Queen, Yes, George Benson, AC/DC and Rod Stewart entertaining crowds over a 10 day festival, and will go down in history […]

Frida Kahlo Exhibition in Rome 20th March-31st August

Posted at:10 April, 2014 in Special Events

Scuderie del Quirinale Via XXIV Maggio, 16. From 20th of March to 13th of July: Sun-Thu 10am-8pm, Fri-Sat 10am-10:30pm. Closed Monday From 14th of July to 31th of August:Sun-Thu 4pm-11pm, Fri-Sat 4pm-12pm. Closed Monday entry fee €12.00 / €9.5 reduced ticket Frida Kahlo is one of Mexico’s best loved artists, and this summer sees one of the largest exhibitions […]

Job Opportunity in Athens

Posted at:4 March, 2014 in Job

Chef wanted in Hostel Restaurant We are looking for a cook/chef to prepare food for our rest/bar on the Rooftop of the hostel. Menu consists mainly in sandwiches, salads, fried snacks and Greek dishes of the day. The rooftop has great views of the Acropolis & all historical Athens sites and can sit approx 40 […]

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European Best Destinations 2014

Posted at:18 February, 2014 in EFH News

Looking for inspiration for your next trip? has compiled more than 200,000 opinions from travellers all over the globe to create their 2014 list of Europe’s best destinations. The competition is in its fifth year, and this year more people than ever have gone online to give their opinions, beating all of the records […]

Just one day left to celebrate Saint Valentine’s Day

Posted at:13 February, 2014 in Special Events

How to celebrate Saint Valentine’s day Saint Valentine’s day is a very special date for lots of couples that love to celebrate this day but do you know the origin of this day? It is a traditional celebration of Anglo-Saxon countries that has been spreading worldwide and today is known as the Valentine’s Day Valentine’s […]

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Europe’s Famous Hostels Hostelworld HOSCARS 2014 Winners

Posted at:10 February, 2014 in EFH News

The hostel world waited with baited breath as Hostelworld prepared to announce the Hostelworld HOSCARS 2014 Winners…. and now Europe’s Famous Hostels is proud to announce that among the winners of the Hoscars 2014 you’ll find a whole host of Europe’s Famous Hostels’ names. A big congratulations to Abraham House Jerusalem, winner of the 5th […]

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, […]