All posts by Brian Schæfer Dreyer

About Brian Schæfer Dreyer

A freelance travel writer and photographer from Denmark.

A central base in London for business and pleasure: PubLove The White Ferry

A central base in London for business and pleasure: PubLove The White Ferry

The unique White Ferry House is one of several Publove hostels in Central London that combine a pub (with an award winning burger kitchen) downstairs and modern hostel accommodation upstairs. It offers that combination travellers of all ages and nationalities seek: a bed, a beer and a burger at a budget price!

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Floating accommodation in Bristol Harbour

Floating accommodation in Bristol Harbour

On Kyle Blue floating hostel we enjoyed the views from the kitchen as the sun set above Bristol Harbour, so even washing the dishes became a highlight of the day. Often we couldn’t resist heading back out for a moonlit harbour-walk where jazzy tunes flowed out over the cobblestones. Returning home to our cosy cabin with lots of “big city impressions,” after a great day on and around the water in downtown Bristol.

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Enjoying the beauty of Bath on a budget

Enjoying the beauty of Bath on a budget

‘Backpackers’ and ‘budget’ might not be the first words that come to mind for people familiar with the beautiful Somerset-city of Bath. A place with an architectural style and an atmosphere that makes you feel much further south in Europe. Bath is simply unique and certainly a classy city – but it’s still possible to experience this place while travelling on a budget, which I recently discovered while spending a night at the Bath YMCA.

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Birmingham City Break

Birmingham City Break

I had no idea what to expect when I arrived at Birmingham bus station. I had previously been travelling through the city, but never had the time to explore it – before now. Being from Scandinavia, Birmingham is one of those cities that everyone know’s the name of, but few choose to spend their holiday in. I was eager to find out what we are missing out on.

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