Stockholm

You know the feeling when you are just minding your own business and living your little life in the UK and Michelle Obama announces her book tour in Europe? And then you try to plan, buying tickets like crazy but it’s sold out everywhere… So you don’t have any plans anymore, you just go with the wind and end up in Stockholm with your bestie? No? Not a familiar feeling? Well it wasn’t for me either, until it was and seemed like the most normal thing to do. Booking hostels, packing our backpacks and flying to Stockholm. Visiting the city … Continue reading Stockholm

Seadragon Backpackers, Brighton

This hostel was such a relief after the first shock of the B&B Guest-house. The first thing you’ll notice when entering the place that it is tiny and cute. Reception is basically just a little desk in the living room area. It’s all very bright, colourful and tidy. The staff is very nice and approachable. It’s not a big hostel, maybe around 25-30 people, which makes it quite cosy & quiet. The rooms are very nice, there is enough space and natural light. It looks like it’s been recently renovated. There are showers in each floor. They are clean, there is space … Continue reading Seadragon Backpackers, Brighton

Sobo Guest House, Brighton & Hove

I’ve stayed at this place for two nights and hopefully I will never stay here again. This place is on the cheap side of the hostels but there are certainly many reasons to that. First, it is in Hove, not Brighton and is far from the centre. Second, it stinks. You heard me. Upon entering the hostel, the only thing you will smell, is this disgusting odour…and when you look around you realise that everything is dirty, old and it’s just not inviting at all. You might even get discouraged, but then you meet the staff. They are very nice … Continue reading Sobo Guest House, Brighton & Hove