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Celebrate King’s Day like a Local

Posted at:20 April, 2018 in Special Events

How to paint the town orange like a local! See the whole Netherlands party for the annual celebration of the King´s Birthday in Holland. Taking place on 27th April each year (previously Queen´s Day on 30th April), the Dutch celebrate with exuberance with an all-out orange celebration in the streets, canals, parks and various festivals […]

The biggest beer festivals in Europe

Posted at:5 March, 2018 in Special Events,Travel Tips

There is no doubt that Europe has one of the oldest brewing traditions in the world. This golden brew is also the most consumed alcoholic beverage in the world, even in the old country, cradle of the oldest fermented beverage in the history of mankind. And as such, Europe has the biggest beer festivals on […]

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 […]

5 Festivals not to miss this Summer

Posted at:3 May, 2017 in EFH News,Festivals,Special Events

Heading to Europe this summer? Here are 5 Festivals you simply can’t miss! Put your hands in the air!!  We’ve got some awesome festivals lined up this summer all across Europe – and here are 5 big ones we certainly won’t being missing. Get your groove on and tickets booked, you’ve got a date!! Sonar […]

Top European Festivals not to miss this Spring

Posted at:10 April, 2017 in EFH News,Festivals,Special Events

Don’t miss these top spring Festivals in Europe! We’ve got our spring vibes going here at Famous Hostels and we can’t wait to get ourselves to these top European festivals! Now we’re shaking winter off over here in Europe we’re heating up for the summer season, starting with some outside events across Europe. There’s something […]

Party like royalty on King’s Day!

Posted at:3 April, 2017 in Festivals,Special Events

Enjoy King’s Day in Amsterdam and Rotterdam as you party like royalty! If you think you know how to party then prepare for a serious party masterclass from the people of the Netherlands this King’s Day! On 27th of April the cities of the Netherlands are transformed into one crazy orange street party with residents […]

Five Festivals not to miss in Europe this Spring

Posted at:1 March, 2017 in EFH News,Festivals,Special Events

Five Festivals not to miss in Europe this Spring From cheese rolling in the UK to Carnival across Europe – spring is a time when everyone seems to start to shake off the winter blues and go a little big spring crazy. Here are five festivals not to miss in Europe this Spring where you can […]

8 European Cities that are awesome to visit in winter

Posted at:22 February, 2017 in EFH News,Special Events,Travel Tips

8 European Cities that are awesome to visit in winter Winter doesn’t have to be gloomy – some places were just made to be seen in the snow! Check out our 10 European Cities that are awesome to visit in winter! 1. Romantic Prague Romantic year round, Prague’s Bohemian appeal is even more charming in the […]

Alternative Events in Europe this Summer

Posted at:17 August, 2016 in Festivals,Special Events,Travel Tips

Alternative Events in Europe, Summer 2016 Forget about destinations overrun with tourists this summer and get yourself to one of these Alternative Events this Summer in Europe with beer festivals, color runs, boat carnivals and water sport festivals! There are plenty of interesting events taking place around Europe that provide a great opportunity to explore somewhere […]

Surfing in Munich: The Eisbach River

Posted at:5 August, 2016 in Special Events,Travel Tips

Surfing in Munich Surfing an urban river?? Yep, you can catch waves in Munich, right in the centre of town on the Eisbach. The Eisbach (meaning Ice Brook in German) is one of many underground channels through the city from the nearby Isar River, but for 2km it flows overground with enough power to create a ‘standing […]

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