All of my East Coast Australia Hostels …

  Going on a big East Coast Australia adventure? Still not booked your hostels? Great, I’m here to tell you what was good, what was bad, and where I would stay if I were to do it all over again. Tried and tested, so you don’t end up in a hovel, like some of the places that I ended up…

Arts Factory Lodge | Byron Bay, Aus

Grab a cuppa, and prepare to dive into the famous Arts Factory Lodge, an internationally known backpackers hostel in Byron Bay, Australia. If you’re looking for information on Byron Bay itself, check out my post on Byron Bay, and then scoot back over here for a chat, if you’re considering booking up here. Arts Factory Lodge: Important Info Room: Cube…

LOSING MY HOSTEL VIRGINITY

  Over hyped, painful, sweaty, and leaving you wondering why everyone raves about it. Losing my hostel virginity really wasn’t all that it was cracked up to be.   In case you’re new here, let me give you some background info. I am a savvy researcher, and quite skilled at finding ways to live a luxurious life on a tight…

Maastricht

KRUISHERENHOTEL, MAASTRICHT, NL

If any hotel stay was the epitome of a five-star European experience, it was my 3 nights at the Kruisherenhotel in Maastricht. What was once a 15th century monastery is now an amazing design hotel. And if you think the building looks good, you should try out their wine collection! I do believe that this is the first five star…

LLOYD HOTEL, AMSTERDAM – NL

    If you’re going to read about any hotel, in any city, make it the Lloyd Hotel in Amsterdam. One of a kind, full of history, and an attraction in it’s own right, the Lloyd Hotel was a stay that I will never forget, and one that I would love to re-live. So, what was it like to stay…

Thomson and Riu Jalisco

We booked or little break through Thomson, to save on the stress of booking everything separately – which I usually do – but it was so much cheaper to go to Mexico from the UK through a package holiday provider. We stayed in a Riu hotel, a popular chain for Thomson, but I had never stayed in one before. As…