New Anglotopia Book: Anglotopia’s Dictionary of British English


We’ve been working on it for months and hinting at it on our social media feeds and today is the day we’re ready to release Anglotopia’s Dictionary of British English: Brit Slang from A to Zed!

We’re really excited about this new book as we’ve had a lot of interest in it. Our new […]

Top Hostels in Scotland – Cheap Places to Stay in Scotland


As England’s northern neighbor and the second country of Britain, Scotland presents travelers with a culture that dates back millennia. Scotland is famed for more than just its kilts and scotch. It has a whole wealth of precious castles set in and around gorgeous highland geography. Its cities are a good size especially for […]

Top Hostels in Northern Ireland – Best Budget Hostels in NI

Global Village

If you’re planning on heading to Northern Ireland, then you’re in for some real treats. The recent history of the area has led to much rejuvenation and the effect that that modern conflict had on the urban sphere has become an attraction for many outsiders. Aside from that, Northern Ireland is becoming one of […]

Top 10 Hostels in London based on Location by Hostelbookers

Astor Museum Inn

Whether you want to make the most of the sites of Westminster – the London Eye, the Southbank and the Houses of Parliament – take in the vibrant West End in Soho, or breathe the fresh air near the parks, HostelBookers will have somewhere to suit. If you want to stay in a youth hostel London has plenty […]

Top 10 Tips to Survive Flying Economy to Britain


Britain is an island and there are only two ways to get there, by boat or by plane. Since air travel is less expensive and takes much less time, if you’re going on a budget that is the way to go. Chances are if you are on a budget your will probably be flying […]

How to See Britain’s Cathedrals For Free – Attend Evensong Services


If you want to see the inside of Britain’s famous cathedrals for free – all you need to do is wait until the tourist hours are over and attend an actual Church service.

Choral Evensong is free and you get to see the cathedral for free. After they closed the Cathedrals to tourists, you […]

Top 5 Tourist Attractions to Avoid in London


Here’s our list of  overrated London Attractions Worth Skipping due to cost and the crowds:

London Dungeon (tourist trap) Madame Tussaud’s (tourist trap) Westminster Abbey (St Paul’s is more impressive) Buckingham Palace (it’s a house, closed most of the year and the changing of the guard is a tourist mob) British Library (it’s just […]

What’s the Cheapest Hotel in London?


The cheapest and cleanest hotels in London are the EasyHotel chain of hotels located in: South Kensington, Paddington, Victoria, Heathrow, Earl’s Court, Luton and The City.

Rooms are very basic, offering just a bed and a bathroom with no amenities and you have to pay for the privilege of watching the TV. However, rooms are clean, […]