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.
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.
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.
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…
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.