48 Hour City Break in Barcelona

Buzzing Barcelona has beaches, banging clubs and bags of boho cool. This artistic city is fiercely Catalan, with a culture and cuisine all of its own, so there’s plenty of cultural sites and gourmet food to whet your appetite on a Barcelona city break. Whether...

Hidden Italy – The Amalfi Coast

After our tour around the little known region of Liguria, we thought we’d put some more Italy travel hotspots in the map. Granted, the Amalfi Coast is far from ‘hidden’ – this beautiful drive of hairpin turns, sheer cliff...

10 Things to Do in Glasgow

Edgier and less polished than Scotland’s capital, Glasgow has left its seedy reputation behind to become a chic cosmopolitan city, with a thriving student population keeping things hip. Glasgow has enough esteemed art galleries, historic architecture and excellent shopping to rival Edinburgh....

HostelBookers Launches First Ever Summer Sale!

Planning a summer getaway but worried about finding the cash to spend on a holiday? Left it to the last-minute to book your summer break and facing premium prices? Never fear – we’ve got some exciting news from HostelBookers. We’re launching our first ever 

48 Hour City Break in Rome

The sun is definitely shining in Italy! This week, we head to Rome with our very own  Ali Woolliams as she takes us on a cheap weekend city break that avoids the crowds and tour groups but still manages to capture the ancient glamor...

A Cheap Weekend in Cornwall

Ellen Schaepsmeier went for a cheap weekend in Cornwall – here’s her guide to a relaxing few days on the beach in England’s top coastal towns. You might not be able to guarantee the weather, but you can be sure of fun...

Hidden Italy – Liguria

Most people say they’ve ‘done Italy’ without having even tried to get under the country’s skin. The backpacker trail usually snakes in a line around major cities Florence, Pisa, Rome, Bologna, Milan, Venice, Naples, maybe with the odd beach break or hilltop...

10 Things To Do In Milan For $10

The chicest city in Italy, Milano is a glossy industrial powerhouse and home to more Pradas per square mile than anywhere else in the world! But away from the designer boutiques and €10 ciabattas, there’s plenty of cheap things to do in the...

48 Hour City Break in Genoa

In our next budget weekend away, Lauren Smith takes us on a whirlwind tour of Genoa, an ancient maritime capital with all the splendour of Venice, and none of the high prices! ‘Genoa the proud’ is the Capital of Liguria – home...

Seriously Cheap Flights in Europe!

We simply had to share the genius of Germanwings with the world… Basically, unlike those “budget’ airlines Ryan Air and easyjet who charge extra for everything from checking-in and using a card (how else do we pay, eh?) to going to the toilet,...