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Edinburgh Festivals – Summer 2017

The Edinburgh Summer Festivals With the opening of Euro Hostel Edinburgh Halls just around the corner we thought you would find this guide to the city’s festivals useful 10 – 18 June 2017 LEITH FESTIVAL This festival is a community one held in the historic vibrant, colourful Port of Leith. Leith is a hub of … Continue reading Edinburgh Festivals – Summer 2017

2017 Festivals in our cities

Time and time again our guests ask us why we’ve chosen the 4 UK cities that we have as Euro Hostels homes.  The answer is simple.  Edinburgh, Glasgow, Liverpool and Newcastle are all such beautiful cities full of history, art and architecture but also packed with things to see and do.  Not content with all … Continue reading 2017 Festivals in our cities

5 unusual UK foods every tourist should try

The United Kingdom has a rather outdated reputation when it comes to food. People still think we’re stuck eating fish and chips and bland meat and two veg dishes. This does the UK a massive injustice. The UK has a wide variety of regional specialties and some of the most innovative restaurants in the world. … Continue reading 5 unusual UK foods every tourist should try

Travel Your Way to Your First Job

After school, many students take time out to go travelling around the world. Unfortunately, doing so can hamper your employability. So, what can you do if you really want to travel but also want to be employable once you return? In this piece, we’ll be giving potential travellers some top tips on how to convert … Continue reading Travel Your Way to Your First Job

How to navigate Newcastle notorious nightlife

Newcastle is well known for its vibrant night life and groups often travel to Newcastle especially to soak up the atmosphere. When it comes to partying, Geordie’s have a flare for it and it’s no wonder with so many great venues right on their doorstep.   Whether it’s craft beers, cocktails or a wee glass of … Continue reading How to navigate Newcastle notorious nightlife

The best places to shop in Newcastle

Home to two of the largest shopping centres in the UK, Newcastle is a must-visit destination for fashionistas and shopaholics! We’ve summarised some of the best places to shop til you drop: Eldon Square shopping centre intu Eldon Square is the heart of shopping in Newcastle featuring an impressive list of over 150 high street … Continue reading The best places to shop in Newcastle

What are the top 10 free attractions in Newcastle

If you’re trying to put together a to do list of things to see while you’re in Newcastle let us help. We’ve put together a list of the top 10 things to see and do that won’t cost you a penny!! And there’s something there for everyone too (you can thank us later!). 1. Journey … Continue reading What are the top 10 free attractions in Newcastle

Top 10 historical attractions in Newcastle

Newcastle is well known for its great nightlife and there’s loads of great things to do for lovely family days out with the kids. But there’s also a great opportunity to soak up some culture while you’re in the city by visiting some of the best historical attractions in the North East and all within … Continue reading Top 10 historical attractions in Newcastle

Can you guess who made our top ten Geordie celebs list?

Newcastle and the North East might not be the first place you think of when you think of famous or notable people but there’s an endless list of notable Geordies that includes the likes of Dame Catherine Cookson, Sir Bobby Robson and Adam Wakenshaw. We’ve chosen our top 10 all taken from 21st century culture … Continue reading Can you guess who made our top ten Geordie celebs list?

Revealed Edinburgh’s 5 best picnic spots

When you think of Edinburgh you’d be forgiven for not automatically thinking of sunshine and picnics but when the sun does make an appearance you will see Edinburgh in a new light. A beautiful city even on the dreichest of days it’s amazing the wee gems you can find when the sun is shining. We’ve … Continue reading Revealed Edinburgh’s 5 best picnic spots