Wanderlust

jack kerouac

ˈwɒndəlʌst/ noun noun: wanderlust A strong desire to travel is how the Webster dictionary defines the word. Many of us leave our homes to travel and explore different countries, towns and cities. Our sense of adventure takes us miles away to unknown territories to enrich their lives in so many ways. It’s a scary idea, to leave the comfort...

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Show time! The Southwark Playhouse

theatre

London is famous for its West End shows and large scale theatre productions. The West End is essentially London’s Broadway. However, these shows and musicals aren’t always everyone’s cup of tea. So for those of you who aren’t keen on musicals or big crowds there are so many small playhouse theatres around town for you...

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Astor Hostels Recommends… Cambridge

Winter-Punting-Cambridge

With this lovely weather hitting London, it might be an great idea to have a little stroll outside the big capital. Lot’s of our guests ask how to get to Oxford but not many ever ask about Cambridge and due to their historical competition I decided to write something about Cambridge because it definitely having...

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Fun activities that won’t make you ache

roofnic

So it’s all fun and games to take advantage of the weather when its sunny and get yourself out but it is often involving getting sweaty or doing some kind of physical activities. Here is some different solutions to get you out and about but without having to break a sweat (too much!) Open Air...

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5 conseils pour apprécier Londres malgré la pluie

rainy London

Londres est entre autres réputée pour sa température pluvieuse. Il ne faudrait toutefois pas que cela vous freine dans votre exploration de la capitale britannique. Voici quatre précieux conseils qui, selon moi, vous permettront de profiter et d’apprécier votre séjour londonien malgré la pluie. Déplacez-vous en autobus Sauf si vous avez envie de marcher (ou bien...

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Astor Hostels - Loving London

Astor Hyde Park Hostel

Take a tour inside Astor Hyde Park Hostel   Astor Hyde Park Hostel in London is the newest addition to the Astor Family. Still boasting its stunning original features, the hostel is a Victorian Town House on a quiet tree-lined boulevard. Helping Astor Hostels to win...

Astor Museum Hostel

Take a tour inside Astor Museum Hostel One of the oldest low budget hostels in London, Astor Museum has been helping weary backpackers and travellers loosen up since 1977!  The location of this hostel makes it one of the best value hostels in London central....

Astor Queensway Hostel

This boutique budget hostel, formerly named Astor Quest, is located in the bustling neighbourhood of Bayswater and has been welcoming backpackers through its doors for over 20 years. With 100 beds, this hostel is charming, welcoming and set in a quiet street minutes from Hyde...

Astor Victoria Hostel

Take a tour inside Astor Victoria Hostel The largest of our budget accomodation, split across two adjoining buildings, the atmosphere can be described as laid back and an ideal place to meet new friends.  We have been operating here for close to 15 years, with...