Tag: Amsterdam

Backpackers Bowling at the Flying Pig Hostel in Amsterdam

The great thing about staying at hostels is meeting other travelers and doing a bunch of fun things together. It’s pretty simple because hostel dorms have multiple beds inside them and so you’re most likely going to be bunking with 4, 6, 8, 12, and even 20 people or more in one... Read More »

Picture of the Day: Backpacker Random Acts of Kindness

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TravelPUNK Destinations Section Added

We’ve added a new section with information, google maps, pictures, and links to popular destinations that backpackers, budget, and college travelers like to hit up on their travels. More and more countries will be added to this section in time and the information will surely change and or get more in-depth as the travel landscape... Read More »

THE 10 THINGS THAT YOU SHOULDNT DO IN EUROPE

THE 10 THINGS THAT YOU SHOULDNT DO IN EUROPETravel advisory by a “crazed” American in Europe.I can’t offer much in travel tips. My name’s not Fodor, I didn’t go to Berkeley, and you know, even if I did, I’m not exactly willing to pass on helpful suggestions to the goddamn masses. I mean, where were you when I was getting an anal probe... Read More »

Hostels in Amsterdam Worth Booking Ahead

Amsterdam is, no doubt, one of the top destinations for backpackers heading out to Europe. But if you are traveling this spring or summer, one thing that you MUST do is book ahead. Here are some top hostels and hotels worth booking ahead. The Flying Pig DOWNTOWN and The Flying Pig UPTOWN are TOP hostels... Read More »

Unbeatable Freedom

Hi! My name is Angela. I’m a 23 year old college graduate who just got back from Europe after backpacking for 5 months on my own. THE BEST THING I HAVE EVER DONE!!! Unbeatable freedom. At first I was a little hesitant about going alone, but I took a chance and found it to be... Read More »

The Backpacker From Brazil

When I started thinking about going to Europe, my family turned my idea down quickly. Travelling to Ireland, alone, with 800 euros only and the ticket back booked to three months after my arrival? Crazy.” You’ll be exploited, robbed, live with ‘rootless’ people, and you’ll end up coming back knowing how experienced we are”. I... Read More »