The Hostel Inspector: Greg & Tom Party Hostel – Krakow
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The Hostel Inspector: Greg & Tom Party Hostel – Krakow

Welcome to my newest series – the Hostel Inspector. Each week I’ll be giving an in-depth post on a hostel I’ve recently stayed at. I’m promising truthful reviews, tips and all the information you need to decide whether this hostel is for you.  This week the spotlight is on Greg & Tom Party Hostel in … Continue reading

The Ryanair Survival Guide: How to fly Ryanair without getting ripped off
Budget Travel / Europe / travel advice

The Ryanair Survival Guide: How to fly Ryanair without getting ripped off

Tired of getting ripped off by Ryanair? Here are the 10 most common mistakes people make when flying with Ryanair (and how to avoid them) For budget travellers, low cost airlines are the best thing since sliced bread. And no one does low cost like European super-cheap carrier Ryanair. I can split my travel life into two, … Continue reading

Graffiti in Granada – and why you’ll love it.
Europe / Spain

Graffiti in Granada – and why you’ll love it.

Here’s something you probably don’t know about Granada. The city is covered, and I mean completely blanketed, in graffiti. But it’s not the tacky eyesore that you come to associate with shady underpasses and gang territory. Granada’s graffiti is completely bewitching. Graffiti isn’t the first thing that springs to mind when you think about the … Continue reading

Visiting concentration camps: Part I – Auschwitz-Birkenau
Europe / Poland / travel advice

Visiting concentration camps: Part I – Auschwitz-Birkenau

WARNING: This post contains images and information that some people might find distressing. About The term concentration camp conjures up a thousand distressing and horrifying images. Emaciated bodies, gas chambers, barbed wire fences, railway tracks and swastika-clad SS officers among them. I’ve always been fascinated by history, and studied it at university for my undergraduate … Continue reading