Europe

Written by Colm Hanratty

Bars in Prague – go where the locals go

Do your socialising around Wenceslas Square or the old town square and you’ll find out drinks here are considerably more expensive than some of their not-so-central counterparts. But take my advice and locate one (or all) of these five gems and you’ll see how the locals spend their evenings while saving quite a few koruna at the same time!

Written by Guest Blogger: Laurence Norah

5 Places You Haven’t Visited In London

Chances are, if you’ve been to London, there are some sights you’ve seen. The Houses of Parliament. The London Eye. Westminster Abbey. The Tower of London. The list goes on! These are all excellent...

Written by Kim Gillick

Grazing Through Granada: 7 Tapas Bars for You to Try

Granada's tapas bars are legendary. Find the best spots to chow down with a list of the city's best Andalusian bars to discover when you wander through the maze of streets with our top list of tapas bar and bodegas in Granada.

Written by Mary Plunkett

How to Navigate the Dublin Transport System

Finding your feet in a city is challenging so we’ve come up with some handy tips to help you blend in like a local when getting around Dublin.

Written by Mary Plunkett

10 Top cafes for you to try in Britain

Tea and Britain go hand-in-hand and the café scene in Britain, although little known outside of London, really is second to none. The quality of produce available in many of the UK’s cafes is top notch and no road trip around Britain would be...

Written by Tanja Franke

10 things you notice when moving to Dublin

Tanja from Germany is on an internship with Homestay.com in Dublin. She has found Irish people to be really helpful and friendly but isn't too fond of the black stuff (Guinness)

Written by Guest Blogger: Laurence Norah

The Best Castles and Palaces to Visit in London

London has some phenomenal sights. There’s enough to do here to fill weeks of travel! If you’re looking to theme your visit, here are the best castles and palaces in London to see.

Written by Melissa Knowlton

10 Attractions to Visit in Amsterdam with 'I Amsterdam' Card

After spending a week in Amsterdam with her sister, Melissa recalls her favorite attractions of Amsterdam--Van Gogh Museum, Our Lord in the Attic, ARTIS Micropia, and more!

Written by Colm Hanratty

15 of the Best Cafés in Ireland for an Indulgent Pitstop

Find the best cafés around the country with the expert guide from Homestay.com. Explore Ireland one cake slice at a time with these local favourites.

Written by Mary Plunkett

10 Alternatives to the Traditional Paris Hotspots

There's plenty of neighbourhoods and districts you can add to your itinerary when you visit Paris that offer an alternative to the traditional tourist to-do list. Here's our top ten.

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