Trip Planning

Travel Europe on the Cheap – 30 Budget Travel Tips!

Taking a trip to a luxury European destination like Antibes, the Alps or Greek Isles is always a good idea, right? Too bad your wallet doesn’t always agree (especially in January!). Worry not – 2018 can still be your year of great travel, because we’ve got practical tips to help you experience Europe’s luxury destinations, even on a backpacker’s budget.

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Trolltunga, Norway
Hiking

Hiking to Trolltunga Rock, Norway

Trolltunga is one of the world’s most photographed rocks and frequented hikes and for good reason. There is no denying that the rock is impressive with views to jaw drop and silence even the most vocal hikers. Europe Backpacker ambassador Rachel Pope dons her walking boots and takes to the trail…

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Zurich
Switzerland

Zürich, The Most Expensive City in Europe – 10 Reasons to Visit Anyway!

Fondue, chocolate and a renowned financial banking district. Those are main things that come to mind when foreigners think of Switzerland and it’s largest city, Zürich. It’s not often a top travel destination like so many other places in Europe and rarely mentioned in the backpacking circuit… but here are 10 reasons why Zürich should make your travel list from adventurer and author, John Early.

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Generator Rome
Trip Planning

Review of Generator Hostel – Rome, Italy

Describing themselves as ‘design-led’ hostels, Generator has become a well-known face on the backpacker hostel scene. Just a short cobbled walk from Rome’s Colosseum, their latest opening is Generator Rome. Spread out over a whopping seven stories and with 75 unique bedrooms, this funky hostel certainly feels more like a stylish hotel than a hostel and will fill your Italian trip with style. 

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Tallinn Estonia
Estonia

Top 10 Things to do in Tallinn, Estonia

Eastern Europe is becoming trendier by the day… with a buzzing art scene, heaps of culture, delicious national dishes and architecture a plenty, where should you start? Here are our top 10 things to do in the capital of Estonia, Tallinn.

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Art & Culture

The Oslo Pass – Your Ticket to Exploring Norway’s Capital

Oslo is a historical mecca with remnants of Norwegian culture at every street corner. It can be overwhelming trying to see it all particularly if you have only a brief affair with this rich and happening city. We decided to tackle the city in just 24 hours using the Oslo Pass. Prepare to put on your running shoes for an active day of exploring Oslo…

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A-Z Cities

A to Z European Cities | B is for… Brighton, England!

For over 200 years, Brighton has been one of England’s most beautiful and attractive cities… This gorgeous city has become known worldwide for its specialty shops, seaside charms, striking architecture, colourful arcades, buzzing gay scene, lively arts, sidewalks, and independent cafes. The list goes on! Next time you’re visiting the UK, take a trip to this culturally vibrant city and we guarantee you will be mesmerised by its character. So, without further ado, here are our best places to visit in Brighton!

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Porthcurno Beach, United Kingdom
Beaches & Islands

7 of Britain’s Best Beaches – Surf, Sand, Fish & Chips!

When someone says beach, you probably think of the white sands of Portugal, the turtle-infested waters of the Greek Islands, the surf hotspots in France… But what about fish and chips soaked in vinegar and eaten straight from the paper? Dripping 99s drizzled with raspberry sauce and topped with a flake from the ice cream van? There’s a lot to love about a trip to the British seaside.

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Hiking

5 Awesome Hiking Trails in Europe

Mountains, land of the gods. And Europe is home to plenty of them. So why do we hike? To get closer to nature? To step off the beaten track? To challenge ourselves? To touch the sky? Whatever your reason, here are our Top 5 Hiking Trails in Europe. Enjoy…

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