Hosteling Guide – My Top 3 Hostels in Europe

Top Hostels in Europe

Choosing my top hostels in Europe is no easy task. What makes a good hostel exactly? The people you meet, the atmosphere, comfort, facilities? I’ve been lucky to enjoy myself at every place I’ve stayed, which does make it difficult to choose my favorites. When possible, I try to stay in multiple hostels while in a city. It gives you a chance to see more of the city and meet new and interesting people. I’m sure, over time, my top hostels will change but for the moment – here are…

Hosteling In Europe – 7 Tips for Staying in a Hostel

Hosteling In Europe - Tips for Staying in a Hostel

It’s exciting to step out of your comfort zone, get on a plane and start a new adventure. New countries, sights, sounds and people – you’ll make memories to last a lifetime. To make those moments stress-free, you should be aware of certain things while hosteling in Europe. Here are my tips for staying in a hostel that will hopefully make your trip just a little bit easier.   1. Lockers Most hostels these days have developed with the times and come with lockers in the room, or at least…

Grimaldi Lines Review – Barcelona to Italy (Civitavecchia)

Grimaldi Lines Review

Grimaldi Lines review for anyone looking to travel by ferry. As someone who doesn’t enjoy flying – I always look for alternative methods of travel. I found that I could travel from Barcelona to Italy (Civitavecchia) by ferry if I didn’t mind being at sea for 19 hours or more. While traveling by plane is quicker, it’s also more expensive and less fun. So here’s a quick summary of my experience on this particular ferry and my personal opinion on how it went.   What to Expect Firstly the name ferry…

Top 10 Things to do Before a Trip – International Travel Checklist

Top Things to do Before a Trip - International Travel Checklist

During my travels, I’ve realized that preparation is key. Some of lucky one’s can travel at a seconds notice but for us others, we need a game plan. With this in mind I’ve compiled a list of my top things to do before a trip. Hopefully some of these will be of some use and save you the hassles that I’ve been through. Now I won’t be covering things like finding a kennel for your pet or ensuring that you’ve switched off your oven, etc. I’m just going to assume…