The Ultimate InterRail Guide: Tips, Tricks and Where to Go

If you’re planning on backpacking around Europe this summer, chances are you’ll be exploring the continent by rail – it’s the fastest, most eco-friendly and most efficient way of covering ground. The most famous way to do it is by...

5 Top Student Party Destinations in Europe

Summer’s nearly here, so chop-chop with your holiday plans. If you’re cash-strapped, book your break now to save more money for beers on the beach! Forget tacky package deals and paying through your teeth for organized bar crawls. There are loads of...

Why Do I Love Italy So Much?

Today’s guest blogger is Robert Schrader, a writer and photographer who, in addition to Italy, has been to more than 50 countries all over the world. He is the editor of travel blog Leave Your Daily Hell. Keep...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...
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