Review: The Generator Hostel, London

By | November 19th, 2015|Hostel Life|

The Generator Hostel, London. It's a tucked away, but once you find it its as though you're transported to another place entirely. Admittedly the weather most likely made a huge difference in my case. Stepping and and out if a grey and damp London, into a warm, bright and very welcoming hostel was just what [...]

10 steps to becoming a better dorm buddy

By | November 12th, 2015|Hostel Life|

So this weekend I'm all set to stay in a dorm room, as I visit the Generator hostel in London for the very first time (review to follow next week). As much as I love dorm rooms, I already know what parts of the dorm experience I might not enjoy, and what type of fellow [...]

ClinkNOORD – A new kind of social travel experience

By | September 29th, 2015|Holland, Hostel Life|

ClinkNOORD, now that's how you open a hostel! What a weekend! Confession --> Before last week I had never visited Amsterdam before. That's terrible I know, but to be honest I'd always foreseen that I would likely end up visiting as part of a stag do.  Never did I really envisage that I'd explore the city as a [...]

Hostel Life Dilemmas

By | December 23rd, 2014|Hostel Life|

So last year I covered dorm room dilemmas, but now, some 12 months later (sorry about the wait), I think its finally time to cover off some of the other dilemmas you may be faced with when staying in a hostel.  This extends from the booking process all the way through to checking out.  As [...]