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Travel Writing

St Christopher’s Inns

7 Steps to Becoming a Badass Travel Blogger

London to Bruges in 48 Hours

London to Paris in 48 Hours

How to Get to Paris on a Budget

Top 5 Destinations in Europe This Summer

Generator Hostels

Le Petite Ceinture: An Evening on Paris’ Abandoned Railway

Clink Hostels

5 of the Best English Bookshops in Amsterdam

24 Hours in Amsterdam Noord by Bike

Huffington Post

How People Really Treat You When You Travel Solo

a conversation

The Hostel Girl’s Rome Travel Guide

Strong Island

Dusk in the Final Days [Photo Essay]

Katie Dawes Blogger Travel Writer


Elle UK – Bed Hopping


Company Magazine – Essouaira, Morocco

Top Lists

Don’t Mess With The Receptionist – 4 Best Websites You Should Know If You Work in The Hostel Industry
Blondie Wanderlust
5 Best Travel Bloggers to Follow on Instagram
Survey Bee
 – 30 Awesome Review Bloggers You Should Follow Now
The World First Travel InsuranceTop 50 UK Travel Blogs
Discount My Flights – The Top 100 UK Travel Blogs

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Forbes – 18 Money Saving Travel Resolutions For 2017
Forbes –
The Ten Best Budget Travel Destinations for 2016
La Presse – Le printemps des auberges de jeunesse [in French]
Jurni –
The Blogger’s Guide to Being a Travel Blogger!
Clink Hostels
ClinkNOORD Opening Party!
Clink HostelsWhat’s In Your Backpack?
HostelworldWhy You Should Travel Solo: 6 Female Travellers Share Their Thoughts
HostelworldTravelling The World at Christmas (& Spanish site)
HostelGeeks11 Hacks For Booking Hostels Like A Pro
Alpine Elements Best Summer Destinations for 2017: Picked by 40 UK Travel Bloggers
Bewildered in Morocco – 8 Travel Bloggers Share Their Tips For Newbies In Morocco
MSN Money
 10 Cool Jobs That Won’t Make You a Lot of Money
Broke in London – 8 Tips for a Budget Weekend in London
Willful & WildheartedThe Ultimate Travel Playlist
Borders of AdventureThe Ultimate Guide to Athens
A Girl and Her Passport – Picking Accommodation on a Solo Trip
Coffee With a Slice of Life 
It’s a Woman’s World

Katie Dawes_with color a Conversation avatarInterviews

Sussex University Spotlight on Katie Dawes
aconversation –
aconversation with Katie Dawes
Backpax Travel
– Travel Blog of the Month: The Hostel Girl
Cava for Lunch
Travel Talk with The Hostel Girl
Travel Blogger Interviews
– Interview With Travel Blogger Katie Dawes Of The Hostel Girl
Uneven Toast – Vlogger Interview: Katie from The Hostel Girl


Other Writing

GT Scholars Blog – Staff Blogger
A Weekend in Paris with The Hostel Girl
LinkedIn Pulse – How To Take A Holiday From Travel Blogging
BlaBla Car – Top 5 Destinations for a European Road Trip
Hostel-AdvisorTravel Blog Staff Blogger
Company Magazine UK – The Pros & Cons of Hostel Living (Magazine now closed)
Travel Dudes – The Link Between Surfing and Crying in Portugal
PureTravel 2014 Writing Competition Entry – Through A Frenchman’s Eyes

Features – Snapchat

Elite Daily – 12 Travel Bloggers You Need To Be Following on Snapchat
Glamour (Netherlands) – 8 Travel Bloggers to Follow on Snapchat
Forbes – The Best Travel Apps for 2016 (mentioned as one to follow on Snapchat)
– The Ten Best Budget Travel Destinations for 2016
GapyYear –
6 Travel Bloggers to Follow on Snapchat
WanderluceThe Best People To Follow On Snapchat
Trips100 – 10 Travel Bloggers You Should Follow on Snapchat
Bloggers Get SocialBest Snapchat Travel Bloggers
Next Stop Who Knows – Travel Bloggers to Follow on Snapchat
Jen Around The World – 
Top 25 Travel Bloggers on Snapchat
The Island Logic – 
Top Travel Bloggers You Should Be Following On Snapchat
Taylor’s Tracks
– How To Be A Snapchat Pro: Tips From Top Travel Bloggers


geez goose January 10, 2016 at 1:53 am

Thanks for the great reading while I’m exploring and working down here in Quito, Ecuador! You’ve got a clear and strong voice with lots of good insight and passion! Gracias y Saludos! Chao!

Katie Dawes January 16, 2016 at 3:58 pm

Ah thank you! Happy New Year from the UK to Ecuador and if there are any topics you’d like me to cover on the blog just let me know! 🙂

geez goose January 31, 2016 at 11:27 pm

I shall! Now that I’m posting up, kicking back for a week in the Valley of Longevity in Southern Ecuador I’ll catch up on your latest blog posts and letcha know any ideas I might have! Saludos y chau!


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