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The Yellow in Rome: tattoo parlour, party hotspot, hair salon… and hostel!

The Yellow in Rome: tattoo parlour, party hotspot, hair salon… and hostel!

The Yellow in Rome is one of those hostels that is constantly pushing the boundaries of what a hostel can be: party hotspot, tattoo parlour, hair salon, foodie magnet and local tour guide with the best off-the-beaten track tips in town. Here are just a few reasons why you’ll love staying here… The Hostel Roofterrace…

10 Best Things To Do In Milan For Free

Milan is Italy’s capital of fashion, shopping and luxury, but it’s actually easier than you think to visit the city whilst sticking to a budget! Getting to Milan isn’t particularly expensive as it’s well connected to Italy’s major hubs (thanks to low-cost airlines and high-speed trains). Once you’re in the city, you could be tempted to squander…

5 Mind-Blowing Hostels in Florence

5 Mind-Blowing Hostels in Florence

With all the electrifying live music, soul-sparking street art, and taste bud-tingling street food, Florence is the place to be this year! Whether you’re heading to Nextech Festival, or you’re just looking for an Italian adventure, we’ve rounded up some of the very best hostels for you to check out… 1. PLUS They’re all about…

The best time to visit Rome – plan the perfect European backpacking trip

The best time to visit Rome – plan the perfect European backpacking trip

If you’re planning a trip to Europe this summer, we hope a sojourn to Rome, the Eternal City, is on the cards. You shouldn’t need us to tell you why Rome is one of the must-do European destinations – the Pope chooses to call it home, and realistically, he could choose anywhere! If your sightseeing…

5 days in Florence, Italy

Day 1  – The beginning Introduce yourself to this colourful, compact city by starting off the day in Piazza della Repubblica. Sit outside in one of the cafes that line this square, order a cappuccino and biscotti and watch the fashionable Florentines go by against a backdrop of towering domes and burnt orange roofs. After breakfast…

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