Tag Archives: porto
September 6, 2012

Porto revisited + staying at possibly the world’s best hostel

    I came to Porto 8 years ago.   It feels now like a different lifetime ago.   I was visiting after a friends wedding in Vigo across the border in Spain. I had got a cheap Ryanair flight back to London from Porto. I was staying the one night.   Naturally, after a […]

May 8, 2012

Video Review: Gallery Hostel, Porto

  Earlier last month, I got the chance to stay at the amazing Gallery Hostel in Porto.   It’s a unique hostel in the sense that it functions as a Art Gallery and has regular exhibitions for the locals every month. I’ll be publishing a full in-depth review soon but in the meantime, enjoy the […]

April 18, 2012

Luxury Hostel Life: Forget the smartphone dinner & sample local cuisine with the guests

Traveling solo presents a range of challenges. LikeĀ eating dinner by myself.   I remember the first time. I was in Inverness, Scotland on a work trip, few years ago where I had decided to check out Hootenanny- a local bar that does great live music and also serves lip smacking Thai food. Remember: These were […]