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I am sitting at a long table with sunshine splashing over my fingers and a steaming Americano. An espresso machine hisses in the back. Miscellaneous conversations blend together. 749 more words

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We had our usual ‘bread and spread’ lunch on the slow train from Salzburg to Prague. The journey was made even slower by a rail replacement bus, but we got there in the end. 379 more words


Filled up on the Hostel‘s surprisingly vegan-friendly breakfast (including Soya Milk), we set off for a day of travelling. We found that the german reputation of punctuality does not extend to Deutsche Bahn. 428 more words

Patterdale YHA Review

Mention hostels to someone, and they either think horror film or barns with large scout groups running around. Luckily the Youth Hostel Association’s Patterdale site was neither a bridge to getting brutally murdered, or filled with hundreds of uniformed children. 333 more words


The search begins: Amsterdam

We set off from London Victoria on an arduous coach journey to Amsterdam. It was overnight so there want much eating involved but we did snack on… 129 more words

Lake District Back Packers Hostel Review (Windermere)

This small, independent hostel is perfectly located for budget Windermere accommodation. The Tourist Information is opposite the site, as is the train and bus station. 255 more words


Bleddin' Gorgeous (and vomit from the top bunk)

Bled! Forget anything I have ever proclaimed to be wonderous, beautiful, breathtaking, magnificent and so on. Slovenia is the place.

Arriving into Bled Jezero station at about 5pm after experiencing a panoramic feat of railway engineering, we guessed our way into town. 1,671 more words