• code pod hostel
    Europe,  scotland

    Unusual Edinburgh accommodation: Sleep in a jail with CODE Pod Hostel

    CODE Pod Hostel opened its door for the first time in Edinburgh’s old town at the start of August 2019. A refurbished former court house and jail on the famous Edinburgh Royal Mile, it promises to bring the capital city of Scotland up to speed with the boutique hostel market. Flash-packing in Edinburgh never felt so good! Want cool free things to do in Edinburgh? Take a look at my post: 100 Free Things to do in Edinburgh  The Court by CODE Pod Hostels Location With its cobblestone roads and towering tight closes, Edinburgh’s old town is one of the most desirable accommodation spots for tourists. CODE Pod Hostel is…

  • Europe,  Spain

    Amistat hostel Ibiza

    Ibiza is expensive enough without paying for overpriced hotels. My regular readers will know that I’m a huge ambassador for hostel accommodation (regardless of the trip type). A visit to Ibiza was no exception. The San Antonio side of the island, it needs to be said, is not my favourite. It feels a lot more ‘Brits abroad’ than the rustic Ibiza town side. However, the lure of Cafe Mambo sunsets and easy access to some of the island’s older clubs meant that we took the opportunity to test run Ibiza’s newest offering in modern day hostels. When we arrived at Amistat hostel, it was so new that it wasn’t even…