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Eat With Europe’s Famous Hostels

Posted at:5 September, 2014 in general,Special Events

Travelling is all about learning local customs, traditions, meeting people and understanding cultures. Not to mention trying the local food. ‘In all my years of traveling, connecting with the locals has always made my experiences more meaningful. I enjoy tours, museums, tourist sites, and eating at great restaurants. But as a tourist, it’s easy to […]

Sunflower Hostel 8th Birthday Party 23rd May!

Posted at:8 May, 2014 in Special Events

This year marks 8 years since the Sunflower Rimini Hostel opened their door and we’re going to celebrate!!   The hostel will be hosting their birthday party on the 23rd May and everyone’s invited!  Book your beds now for only 5 euros to get in with the action! Click to book your beds now at […]

Stockholm Pride Week 2014

Stockholm Pride Week 2014

Posted at:25 April, 2014 in Special Events

Stockholm, as Sweden, has always been known as one of the most open and liberal cities in the whole of Europe. Stockholm Pride also has one of the longest histories, running since 1998, and this year is going to be massive. When 28th July until the 2nd August Tickets To get your tickets to Stockholm […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

new year in Europe

New Year in Europe

Posted at:5 December, 2013 in Special Events

Looking for somewhere to bring the new year in with a bang? Europe’s major cities have very different ways of spending the last night of the year whether with friends or alone you’re bound to have a blast! Check out our New Year in Europe guide and pick which sounds best for you!     […]

olive picking greece

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 […]