Hostel Focus: Sophie’s Hostel, Prague

You have probably seen our Facebook posts and retweets about the chic and sleek Sophie’s Hostel in Prague – this week we take a closer look at what Sophie’s, one of our accommodation partners, has to offer the intrepid Interrailer. First, the location. Sophie’s is located on Melounova 2, a quiet street in the New…

Hostel Focus: Flying Pig Uptown

In this week’s Hostel Focus, we put the spotlight on the Flying Pig Uptown hostel in central Amsterdam, situated at Vossiusstraat 46, overlooking the beautiful Vondelpark and next to one of the most popular nightlife spots around, the Leidseplein.   If staying in a converted, old-style Amsterdam mansion smack bang in the middle of the…

Amsterdam – a mini guide

Is there anywhere more “must-see” for Interrailers than Amsterdam? Nah, don’t think so – after all you’re young, fun and out for an adventure, something “The Dam” offers in bucket loads. From history to culture to food to partying like never before, this must see metropolis is must see for a reason. The capital of…

Hostel Focus: Celica Art Hostel

In the latest post in our Hostel Focus series, we put the spotlight on the Celica Art Hostel, which is based in the beautiful Slovenian city of Ljubljana. And if you think you have seen or heard it all when it comes to hostels, then you may well want to take another look at the…

Hostel Focus: Generator Venice

In the latest post in our Hostel Focus series, we took a closer look one of our accommodation partners in Venice – the chic and sleek Generator Venice. Situated just off the main island (don’t worry, the main island is just a short boat ride away so you’re close to all the sights and bustle, without…

Hostel focus: Aventura Boutique Hostel and Apartments, Budapest.

At Interrailing Packages Ltd we understand that choosing the right accommodation for your Interrail trip can be a daunting task – sure, there are plenty of online reviews but how accurate are they? And are you really getting the best location, price and all the added extras you need to make your trip going swimmingly?…

How to survive Interrailing in a group

I remember my first Interrailing trip. My best friend and I couldn’t wait to go, talking endlessly about little else for months before we departed. Unsurprisingly our enthusiasm proved infectious and we soon found others who wanted to tag along. The more the merrier we thought – after all, we were all young and looking for…

Rome – a mini guide

Romantic, majestic and utterly captivating, there is nowhere on earth quite like Rome. If a city were to boast of having it all, that city could easily be Rome. From food to culture, from nightlife to shopping, from architecture to history and, of course, the Colosseum, the Pantheon, the Trevi Fountain, Vatican City and on…

Dubrovnik – Game of Thrones location guide

In case you hadn’t heard (because you’re a backpacker living off the road in the backwaters of Siberia for the past few years perhaps) but HBO’s fantasy series Game of Thrones is not only a massive telly success, but has also been a huge tourism boost for the countries in which it has been filmed….

Interrailing – your guide to packing

One backpack, maybe a smaller rucksack, and that’s you – all the room you have to pack every essential you will need for a two or three week trip across Europe. Easy right? Not really. Unlike the more traditional holiday where you head off to the one sunny location for a fortnight, packing for an…

Ljubljana – a mini guide

The largest city in Slovenia, Ljubljana offers a leafy, peaceful small town vibe with all the attractions and activities of a cosmopolitan capital city.   European Green Capital 2016, this mid sized metropolis offers a buzzing centre dedicated (outside delivery hours) to pedestrians, cyclists and public transport. Further adding to those environmental credentials, it is…

Interrailing – where to go, and how to get the best deal!

An adventure like no other, Interrailing is more than just a train pass – it’s your gateway to Europe, one of the world’s most diverse, historic and beautiful continents. Yes, that’s right – an entire continent (home to some 743 million people and bordered by the Arctic Ocean to the north, the Atlantic to the…