My favourite European hostels

If you’re staying in hostels for the first time, then Europe is the place to do it. In my humble opinion, Europe consistently has the best hostels of any continent (and I’ve stayed in a lot of hostels throughout the world). So what makes a good hostel for me? One where the beds are comfortable,…

Which Greek Island should I visit?

There’s a lot of Greek Islands out there – some are party islands, others are family resort islands. Here’s a brief rundown of what you can expect to find on some of the more popular islands. The Cyclades Islands are the group of islands I hear brought up most often when people talk about Greece.…

8 Things To Know About Norway

1. It’s ridiculously expensive It’s pretty hard to stick to a budget in Norway. It’s obscenely expensive – like $15 for a burger at a fast food chain expensive and even shopping at the supermarket won’t save you from price shock. Don’t even think of buying clothes here. You can’t afford it. Stick to buying…

Wander the medieval streets of Tallinn

When I told people I was going to Estonia, I was commonly met with blank stares. “Where’s Estonia?” they’d ask. “What can you see there?” If you’ve never heard of Estonia before – here’s a quick geography lesson. Estonia is part of the Baltics, which includes Latvia and Lithuania, and sits right next to Russia. Estonia faces the Baltic Sea and…