Hostel focus: Villa Saint Exupéry, Nice

You know when people talk about how hostels used to be? Back in the day? Grubby dorm rooms with lumpy mattresses, lukewarm showers and grey, communal bathrooms more like an army barracks than a hostel? Well, the award winning  Villa Saint Exupery in Nice is 100,000 miles from that old school image. In fact, when people…

The best European city to go off map?

It can be hard to find a major European city that isn’t packed with tourists, especially in those busy, summer months. Don’t let that put you off – there are plenty of “off grid” attractions and activities on offer, for those looking for something a little different, a little less run of the mill. To…

The Best European City To Be Hungover In?

The Best City In Europe To Be Hungover In? Ljubljana of course, the capital and largest city of Slovenia. Ljubljana is, first off, a cracker of a city to party in (50,000 or so students can’t be wrong). And, while, waking up anywhere with a banging head, a mouth like a dried up leaf and…

The Bucket List Trip

If you’re only ever going to go Interrailing once, then you want to do it right. That’s why we created our Bucket List Package – a selection of 10 beautiful and iconic European cities (nine countries) that you must see at least once in your lifetime. This four-week trip, literally the epic Interrail adventure, will see you…

Interrail for all – Jai’s story

We are strong believers here at Interrailing Packages Ltd in accessibility, inclusivity and equal opportunity. That’s why we are over the moon to be launching our latest campaign, #InterrailForAll, today The aim of our campaign is to highlight that Interrailing, and the opportunities it offers to see Europe, is open to all – regardless of…

Cinque Terre: a mini guide

The Italian Riviera. Even the name sounds beautiful and, sure enough, this narrow coastal strip, stretching from the Ligurian Sea in the west to the mountains of the Maritime Alps and Apennines in the east, is truly magnificent. And one, or rather five, destinations in this area is particularly worth adding to any Interrail trip…

Krakow: a mini guide

The city of Krakow in Southern Poland is a popular destination, particularly for those wanting to add a trip to Auschwitz-Birkenau to their itinerary. However, the city is much, much more than just a gateway to a famous (and unmissable) memorial. Here’s a quick taster of what there is to do and see… The essentials…

Europe in the snow: winter activities you won’t want to miss

All this snow has made us think at Interrailing Packages  – what’s good to do in Europe when it snows? Yeah, sure, there’s all those Christmas markets and city ice rinks and skiing and snowboarding and yadda, yadda, yadda. But what about a real snow adventure ya know, like when Christmas is over and it’s…

Grab a winter bargain with our mini Interrail deals

Got the January blues? Or just ready to start 2018 off with an adventure? Why not take a break and treat yourself to a new “mini” Interrail package, perfect for those short on time, or money, or who just want to dip a toe into Interrailing without, ya know, a full on, four-week commitment. So…

What to pack for Interrailing

Interrailing is slightly different to your usual holiday – after all, what other vacay could see you snowboarding in France and, just a week and three cities later, soaking up the sun on Spain’s Costa del Sol – without the big jetsetter price tag that is. Factor in that you’ll probably only have a backpack…

Tara’s travel blog: three weeks across Europe

Earlier this year Interrailing Packages went on the hunt for their first ever travel blogger – launching a nationwide, social media competition to find someone willing to sacrifice three whole weeks of their lives to undertake an epic Interrail adventure across Europe. Who on earth would want to do that right? Well, quite a few…

Are you ready for an adventure?

So, you reckon you’re cut out for a bit of an adventure? Urban Dictionary, that bible of all things to be defined, describes those daring adventurer types as: “A group of people with the proverbial grape fruit sized testicles that will try anything, anywhere, anytime.” Well, when we read that, it got us thinking –…