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Health Alert: How to check for hotel bed bugs

In recent times the bedbug problem has been really picked up steam. More and more homes, hotels, and hostels are falling victim to an increased number of bedbug invasions and bed bug bites. When travelling around Europe, here are several easy ways to check your hotel for bedbugs. Read the rest of this entry »

The Most Popular Hostels in Athens

When backpacking and staying in Athens, we recommend booking into one of local hostels – but the question is which one? To make things easy for you we have compiled a list of the best and most affordable hostels around Athens. Especially important when you’re travelling around Europe on a budget. Most hostels will take anyone without a reservation, if you intend on backpacking through Europe during the peak season it’s a good idea to make your reservation about 30 days in advance. It’s always good piece of mind to know that your accommodation is taken care of before you arrive in Athens. Read the rest of this entry »

Top 5 things to do in Athens, Greece

Athens, Greece is one of the oldest and most historic places on the planet. Athens is one of the few places on earth where you can soak up rich ancient history from the moment you arrive. Athens is a city of extremes with it’s stone and marble ruins surrounded by modern steel and glass. Whatever your fancy, you are guaranteed to find the best of both worlds in Athens. Continuing our journey of excellent European destinations here is your guide to the top 5 things to do in Athens. Read the rest of this entry »