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Things I've Learned About Hostels. Part One.

Choosing the right hostel is like choosing the perfect wedding dress (I imagine…or maybe not…); you have to read the reviews, take into consideration the location, find out what amenities are on offer, do they have free wifi (so important in this day and age), what the prices are like, whether or not it has a bar, how big the overall capacity is, and so on and so forth. 1,573 more words


How to 'sing that bible!' and other Queenstown reflections...

Travel journal, November 2006

We drove to Queenstown a couple of days ago, passing through Arrowtown, where the famous river scenes from the Lord of the Rings were filmed. 959 more words

NZ And Australia

72 Hours in Lisbon: The Hostel Edition

Lisbon may be Europe’s least visited, most underrated capital, but once you get there it’s hard to imagine ever leaving. With its vibrant street art, porcelain-adorned buildings, and picture-worthy vantage points around every corner, the city feels like an open-air museum. 1,740 more words


Finding My Feet, Settling In and That Bel Far Niente

So, I’ve been in Australia just over two weeks (neglected my writing for a while too, I apologise) and depending on the way you want to look at it, I’ve either done a little or I’ve done a lot. 1,489 more words

Travel Lessons

Generation: hostel

Hostelling has nearly always been interpreted as the ‘cheaper option’ when travelling, and more-so used as a resting spot with little regard for any alluring demeanour; until now. 548 more words


Dublins Top 10 Budget Attractions

Dublin is a full of life.  From the fun in the pubs to the charm of the neighbourhoods, it is one of those cities that is top of the list for hostel folk who want to get under the skin of a city. 1,665 more words

Dublin Hostel

From China to Cape Clear

This is my report from my adventure weekend with Craic ’n’ Crash on Cape Clear Island. I still cannot believe I have already been there. Myself and my French friend, Esther, left Dublin one Friday afternoon to meet with others who had signed up for this adventure. 480 more words

Hostels In Ireland