Equity Point’s Competition – We extend the summer holidays

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For us travelling is a way of life and as we don’t want the summer spirit to finish. We are going to give away 3 two night stays for 2 in our hostels.

What do you have to do?

Only help us to get to know you a bit better.

This competition is open to all our Facebook fans, and will take place from 1st of August to September 30th 2010, at 00:00 hours.

You can win three stays for two people at our hostels in Barcelona, London or Gerona.

Wondering how to participate?

We want to create a “Smart traveller guide” and, for sure, you are the one who know more about this.

And what makes a traveller a smart traveller?

  • Experiences: Tell us your funniest adventure in a hostel.
  • Negotiation skills: How do you manage to travel on a budget? How do you find the best deals on the Internet?
  • Little “secrets”: Some people doubt it, but we know that it is possible to enjoy exciting cities such us London, Barcelona or Madrid without spending tons of money. Which are your secret tips to do so?

Send your story to marketing@equity-point.com with your Facebook username. We will share it in our Facebook Page and the three stories with more likes and comments will be the winners. Each Like and each comment counts as one vote.

Do you want some extra votes? If you have a blog and you publish your story there, saying that you are taking part of our competition, you will have 10 extra votes (please, send us a link to your blog when submitting the story).

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Enjoy London plays and musicals

London is one of the cities which offer more plays and musicals in Europe. Over 12 million of people attend each year to see some of the best plays and musicals in the world which include musicals with great success such as ‘Billy Eliot’, ‘The Producers’ and ‘Mary Poppins’.

Lately most spectacles include American screen actors that increase the appealing of attending to the theater. The audience has been able to watch the performances of the Broadway diva Indina Menzel or from Hollywood stars such as Rob Lowe, Tobey Maguire, Kim Cattrall or Kevin Spacey. Continue reading

Buckingham Palace

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Buckingham Palace is the official London residence of the British Royal Family since 1837. The palace is frequently used in official visits and ceremonies but Buckingham Palace is open to the public for 8 weeks each year in the summer. Our London Hostel it’s pretty close to the Palace so you can get there any time you want.

Buckingham Palace is a huge building with 775 rooms which include: 19 State rooms, 52 Royal and guest bedrooms, 188 staff bedrooms, 92 offices and 78 bathrooms. The Palace is the working place for the Queen and the Royal Family. Continue reading

Hyde Park, an awesome park close to our Hostel

Hyde Park

Hyde Park

Hyde Park is one of the largest parks in London and it’s really close to Equity Point London Hostel. If you want to have pleasant times enjoying its magnificent gardens you just have a ten minute walk from the Hostel.

Hyde Park is divided by the Serpentine River –actually it’s a lake- in two big parts. Serpentine takes its name of its snaky curves. In the lake there are ducks and swans but you can rent a boat and sometimes boat races are performed. But the most astonishing characteristic of Serpentine is that there’s a separate portion of the lake called Lansbury’s Lido, that it’s open in the summer as a swimming area. To enjoy the swimming you must pay a small fee and there are changing rooms. Continue reading

Tate Modern Museum

Tate Modern

Tate Modern

If you travel to London and love modern art it’s pretty obvious you should pay a visit to Tate Modern Museum in London. If you want to get there from our Equity Point London Hostel you only need a short underground ride.

The permanent collection of Tate Modern is one of the most complete in Contemporary Art. It includes famous pieces from Picasso, Warhol Dalí, Monet, Bacon, Kandinski, Mondrain, Braque, Matisse, Lichtenstein, Duchamp… Walking through Tate Modern is like experiencing all the history of contemporary Art in a morning. Completely astonishing.

Because Tate Modern has attracted more visitors than expected, they’re planning to expand in 2012, just in time for the London Olympic Games. Continue reading