1. Hire a bike or roller blade along the Promenade des Anglais Take an invigorating walk or roller blade (rentals available) along the cycle path that stretches for more than 10km along the Promenade towards Cannes from Nice, it is a great way to enjoy the beautiful weather and stunning views along the French Riviera coast with friends. Along the coastline in Nice there is a really nice promenade with palm trees in the middle and all sorts of luxury hotels and
Europe always has something going on, even though you normally associate it with summer! There's countless festivals in the Autumn and Winter, and they're a great way to see how the locals like to party. We've rounded up the best European Autumn and Winter festivals to help you maximise your backpacking experience! Bime Live – Bilbao, Spain This is one of the most popular Autumn music festivals in Spain. Bime Live happens every October or November, and It's a party you shouldn't
Pride, Eurovision, Milkshake and Naked Underwear Parties It’s all going on in Rotterdam! The Netherlands has long been a recognised progressive country that celebrates diversity and the LGTB community, and now its famous port city is waving the rainbow flag even more fervently. Not only is this vibrant city celebrating the 6th year of Rotterdam Pride festival this autumn, but the utterly fantastic and bizarre Eurovision 2020 song contest is hosted in Rotterdam next year! Rotterdam is an awesome place to enjoy
If you know a local in any of your travel destinations, you know how different your experiences in that place can be. Many of us would rather avoid the tourist hot spots while on the road, but it can be tricky to find those 'local secrets'. Some of the staff at the Hostel Room in Rotterdam have shared their fav places to eat, drink, and chill so you can get the insider experience! Top Staff Picks Witte de With Straat is the best
It’s time for new experiences, new feelings, new emotions, and new stories! Your backpacking trip around Europe starts today! Many backpackers travel on a shoestring budget to see as many new places as possible. With this in mind, we've compiled our Top Ten Money Saving Tips for backpacking around Europe!
Top 10 Alternative Things to Do in London London is easily one of the most popular destinations in Europe, so naturally lots of the main attractions are crawling with tourists. This guide is to help you find the top 10 alternative things to do in London. Read on see our suggestions! 1. Soho Soho has long been popular with young people and travellers alike. This internationally friendly neighbourhood has everything you need, from bars and clubs, to Chinese food and underground book shops.
For all those happy snappers out there, Rotterdam provides a wealth of colourful must-see spots to feel instagood. Europe's biggest port and one of the world's leading cities for architecture; Rotterdam has pinned itself firmly on the map for exciting places to visit. With cobbled streets juxtaposed to cutting-edge modern architecture, the city is buzzing with history and creativity. We love the quirky corners and huge buildings that live side by side in this Dutch city. For those photo lovers
After a satisfying long, warm and full of new experiences summer, winter is just around the corner and here in AthenStyle we got you covered for another year! It is the perfect time to visit Athens if you don’t want to wait in the queues of the museums and sightseeings, enjoy your coffee under the (still!) warm sun and explore more conveniently the city of Athens! Book your accommodation with us and enjoy our winter special promo deals starting from the 1st of November
Rotterdam is famous for its architecture and skyline, and with summer on the horizon, we have some great recommendations of where to catch the best views of the cityscape. The vistas are scorching hot even when the weather isn’t, and these are the perfect lookouts for sunset over the city on a summer’s evening. Whether you fancy a sunny terrace with a good Dutch beer, some dizzying heights, or a chilled picnic spot; here are our top spots for the
London London has been the seat of power for centuries. It offers grandeur and royalty and has a lot in store for you in terms of sightseeing. From Buckingham Palace to the London eye to the river Thames to the famous markets, the city offers attractions to every type of traveller, including backpackers. The most iconic sights of London include The Buckingham Palace, Westminster Abbey and The Palace of Westminster. Covent Garden offers excellent theatres and shopping opportnities, as well as live street artists and buskers. If you