“How Much Does it Cost to Backpack Eastern Europe?” (GBP)

This time last year I was half way through my second interrail adventure, around Eastern Europe. I left the UK with only  €500 in cash to last me the first 3 weeks – hostels and food included. Come pay day I had an extra few hundred to spend for the last leg of the trip, … Continue reading “How Much Does it Cost to Backpack Eastern Europe?” (GBP)

REVIEW: Carpe Noctem Vitae Hostel, Budapest

I narrowed down the choices and got my group of 24 classicists to vote on where they wanted to go. Although I believe they were marginally swayed by the hostel’s Latin name, the vast majority chose Carpe Noctem Vitae over their sister hostel Grandio, so CNV was where we went, and we were not disappointed… … Continue reading REVIEW: Carpe Noctem Vitae Hostel, Budapest

Part II: Budapest by Day ~ GelARTo, Cat Cafes, and Roman Ruins.

For the remainder of our week in Budapest we all decided to take it easy, going for ad hoc wanders either side of the river. This was a welcome change of approach for me; my previous trips to Europe were rushed, and in some ways plagued by too much planning as I tend to desperately … Continue reading Part II: Budapest by Day ~ GelARTo, Cat Cafes, and Roman Ruins.