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Where to Stay in Bologna – Hotel Albergo Atlantic

With clean stylish rooms and a central location close to the university quarter, Hotel Albergo Atlantic in Via Galliera turned out to be an ideal budget stay in Bologna.  I really liked the elegant creamy tones and slight shabby chic…

Lamb banana on Liverpool waterfront with liver birds in background

A Budget Stay in Liverpool with #ibis Styles

Liverpool is rich with culture, but you don’t need to spend a lot of money to enjoy an itinerary-packed trip. It’s possible to have a fabulous experience on the cheap; in fact many top sights are absolutely free. When I…

view from cn tower in toronto

Escaping from a Nightmare Basement to a Posh Hotel

Wrapped in a white fluffy dressing down, fresh from a long luxurious shower, I wandered into the bedroom and admired the king size bed that was sumptuously layered with cushions. Then I moved into the spacious office room where a…

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Annoying People in Hostels: The Inconsiderates

Without hostels, many people wouldn’t be able to afford long-term travel. But, despite my appreciation for them overall, there are quite a few aspects I don’t enjoy. Inconsiderate people has to be one of them. I always try to be…

Hostel Review: Green Tortoise, Seattle

The award-winning Green Tortoise in Seattle is the best hostel I have ever stayed in for a number of reasons. Firstly, the beds were amazing… They were designed in the style of old railway cabins and featured curtains, which was…

Hostel Review: HI Victoria

During my week in Victoria – the beautiful capital of British Columbia – I stayed at the HI Victoria hostel in Yates Street.

Booking hostels: Where to begin

I have stayed in a lot of hostels whilst travelling – mostly when I went backpacking in Australia for six months. There are a number of things to consider before booking hostels…