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Top 5 Romeo and Juliet Attractions in Verona

   Spotlight ,,,,,   March 31, 2015  Comments Off

Have you guys seen the super romantic movie ‘Letters to Juliet’ where Amanda Seyfried arrives to Verona as a writer, meets ‘the Secretaries of Juliet’ and is torn between two lovers? Made famous originally by the story of Shakespeare, this ancient corner of the Veneto region, Verona is without a…

A Culture Guide to Bratislava on a Backpackers Budget

Bratislava is a fairytale city with an old style charm and is the product of many languages and cultures. Easy to navigate on foot, the Slovakian capital only gets a fraction of the crowds of Vienna and Budapest. Perfect for a low cost holiday, the city has excellent budget hostels and cheap…

Backpacking at the Snowbombing Festival

Fancy a bit of snowboarding during the day and a hostel party at night? The Snowbombing Festival in Mayrhofen, Austria offers a unique blend of superstar DJs and mountain air. Less than an hour away from Innsbruck, the alpine festival is an electric experience for backpackers. Now in its 15th year, the Snowbombing…

6 Reasons You Can’t Skip Backpacking in Croatia

   Spotlight ,,,   March 24, 2015  Comments Off

With its enchanting Roman architecture, soothing Mediterranean climate and a distinctive, laid-back vibe, Croatia is a destination you’ll be dreaming of for your next summer vacation! We’re here to reveal you all the best tips how to capture and sense the true soul and spirit of Croatia: 1. Summer Festivals…

A Backpacker’s Guide to Warsaw’s Culture and Parks

Offering backpackers a vivid understanding of Eastern Europe, Warsaw is one of Europe’s most affordable cities. With its cheap hostels and low cost hotels available all year round, the Polish capital is a popular choice with European backpackers. Rebuilt from scratch after suffering devastating losses during World War II, the Polish…

The Brighton Festival on a Backpackers Budget

Less than an hour from London, Brighton has always been a popular destination with European backpackers. The liberal cosmopolitan town is perfect for arts lovers, especially during the festival season, and travellers wanting some fresh sea air will love the easy going atmosphere. Brighton also has excellent budget hostels and low…

The Backpackers Guide to Holy Week in Seville

Celebrating the Easter weekend in Seville is a vivid and memorable experience for backpackers. During Semana Santa (Holy Week) people across the Spanish speaking world will be remembering the last week of Jesus’ life. A major part of the Holy Week experience is repenting your sins. People reflect upon their mistakes and…

The Romantic White Nights of St. Petersburg

Summer is closer than you think! As a world-class destination and the second largest city of the exotic land between Europe and Asia, the vibrant, cultural heart of Russia, St. Petersburg will start blooming this summer. With the actual term ‘white nights’ we are talking about sun shining late in…

A Backpacker’s guide to Nice and its surroundings

Because of its extraordinary location with proximity to beautiful places along the French Riviera, great variation of attractions and plenty of great events, Nice attracts travelers from all around the world. This city directly by the Mediterranean sea is perfectly suited for a visit during spring- and summertime. Whether you…

10 Purrrfect Cat Cafés Around the World

So do we have some cat lovers out there? Excellent! Now we are thrilled to provide something very special for you mates! Have you heard of those lovely theme cafes popping up around the world, which in addition to grabbing a cup of coffee also allow guests to play and…

10 Coolest Hostels in Lisbon

   Spotlight ,,,,,   March 11, 2015  Comments Off

Ready to explore the delights of the sunshine city of Lisbon? The star attraction of Portugal features dozens of amazing, design-conscious and upmarket hostels for you to rest your head and feet, after a busy day of exploring the city of typical bright yellow trams and the breathtaking adventures of…