Winter Sun Holidays – Marbella

If you’re anything like us in sunny old England, as soon as the nights draw in, you might start itching for a bit of fun in the sun. It’s just not fair to be sitting shivering at home when there are hundreds...

48 Hour City Break in Seville

After soaking up San Diego, we head back to Europe for a weekend in sunny Seville. Florence Massey experiences 48 hours on a budget in the capital of Andalucía – the perfect place for a cheap city break to catch the last rays of...

Top Hostels in Spain with Swimming Pools

So, another disappointing British summer is all but over, but there is still time to get away and soak up what’s left of the summer sun. With hundreds of Spain travel companies reducing prices towards the end of the season,...

Interrail Europe: From Nice to Dubrovnik to London

Interrailing in Europe; the only question is, with so many countries, cultures and sights to experience, where do you start? Looking at a blank map can be a bit of a daunting prospect, so here’s a suggested itinerary that will guide you through...

48 Hour City Break in Florence

Although it’s still a very popular destination with backpackers and travellers in Italy, Florence is often considered the country’s third city behind popular Rome and Venice. But whilst it lacks some of the inimitable bustle of Rome and Venice’s picture-perfect streets, Florence...

Rural Retreats

Forget the stress of camping with soggy tents, portaloos and bugs biting in the night – a guesthouse, farmhouse or agriturismo is your passport to an authentic rural escape. The travel trend for ‘Agriturismos’ (staying in a farmhouse in Italy, France or...

Where to Stay in London

It’s no wonder London is one of the top backpacking destinations in Europe – this is one cool capital with everything you’d ever want from a weekend city break. On a typical day in London you can be amazed by Buckingham Palace...

48 Hour City Break in Liverpool

The former European Capital of Culture, Liverpool still has plenty of Cool Britannia left. The birthplace of the Beatles, the city has had a major regeneration in recent years, with swish new shopping centers, UNESCO listed historic docks and dozens of cool...

10 Things To Do In Venice For $10

Ah Venice – city of love, light, history, romance… and tourists. All those visitors mean one thing for travellers in Venice – premium prices on accommodation, food, drink, attractions and everything else. The famous gondola ride now costs in excess of €85! But while there...