10 Things To Do In Athens For $10

With the cultural legacy of Ancient Greece behind it, Athens certainly packs a punch. But today this cosmopolitan capital isn’t all ancient wonders and Greek Gods. The formerly car-clogged city has been cleaned up since the 2004 Olympics, with chic bars, shops and galleries popping...

48 Hour City Break in Lisbon

This week we take a weekend city break with our guest blogger Roseli Andrion to Lisbon, the capital of Portugal. With some of the best hostels in the world opening up in this elegant but modern city, Lisbon is ideal for...

48 Hour City Break in Sarajevo

This week, Iain Haywood of Ooh Blog takes us to Sarajevo for a cheap city break in the unspoiled Bosnian capital… Sarajevo is the city that constantly surprises. From the shocking tales of the 1990s conflict and the city’s 3-year...

48 hours in…Berlin

Offbeat and edgy, today’s Berlin is a fascinating mix of old and new – as famous for its markets stacked with gluhwein and stollen (and the odd bratwurst) as it’s wild nightlife. Like much of Western Europe, Germany’s vibrant capital...

Top 10 European Hostels

Hostels might be the budget option – but cheap prices doesn’t have to mean poor quality… In fact, the standard of accommodation set by hostels has been getting better over recent years, especially in Europe where competition is high. Here’s the pick...

10 Things To Do In Paris For $10


Aaah Paris, the city of lights, effortless French cool, romance, and… expensive prices! With the current pound-to-euro exchange rate, we in London couldn’t believe how much it cost for some Parisian chic on a recent trip to France – everything...

10 Things To Do In Rome For $10

The ‘Eternal City’ is magical and iconic, packing 3,000 years of monuments and the Vatican State within its city walls. Rome’s romance may not come cheap, but there are bargains to be had amongst Rome’s seven hills (and we’re not just talking...

10 Things To Do In Barcelona For $10

The throbbing heart of Catalunya, Barcelona has always been a super-cool city, with legendary nightlife to match. But what will $10 (€8) get you in the home of Gaudi? Answer: some far more interesting sights than your average tourist trail! Check out...

Five of the Best Tapas Bars in Granada


The first thing that every backpacker in Spain knows is that tapas (delectable little portions of Spanish food) comes free when you order a drink in Granada. This, in fact, (along with the host of other great