Parque das Nações

Parque das Nações

Parque das Nações is a Lisbon’s modern neighborhood located at Eastern Lisbon. Most of Parque das Nações was built by innovative architects for the 98 Expo but nowadays there are offices, residential buildings and touristic spots such as Oceanario, one of the biggest aquariums of the world.

The attractions also include a casino, eater gardens, a viewing tower, a marina, restaurants and one of the world’s longest bridges. Even the Estación de Oriente –the train and bus station- has an extraordinary modern structure.

Getting to Parque das Nações from Equity Point Lisboa is pretty easy. You can get there in a short ride on bus, metro or train. And don’t forget to visit Oceanario famous Otters. Amália and Eusébio are even Youtube Stars!

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Gay Pride at Barcelona, Madrid, London and Lisbon

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In the next few days there will be huge parties all around the world celebrating the Gay Pride. The main day is the 28th of June, which commemorates New York’s Stonewall riots on 1969, which started all the gay activism as we know it.

Gay Parades are different at each destination but all of them are full of joy, glam and glitter. If you want to attend to any of them, remember you can find the perfect accommodation at Equity Point Hostels at each of the cities. Even Equity Point Centric in Barcelona is between the Top Ten Gay Hostels form HostelBookers!
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Summer Festivals at Hyde Park

Each Summer Hyde Park becomes a huge party. Almost every weekend you can attend to exciting activities but maybe the most interesting ones are the Summer Music Festivals, all of them with incredible shows.

The first to take place is Hard Rock Calling which will be from 24th to 26th of June. Hard Rock Calling offers three days of great music and you can choose from three different stages with live music at the same time.

At Hard Rock Calling you’ll be able to attend to concerts from The Killers, Kaiser Chiefs, Bon Jovi, Ray Davies, Rod Stewart, Stevie Nicks, Lighthouse Faimly, Mike and the Mechanics, Barenaked Ladies and many more. Continue reading

New Spa in Marrakech

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We always try to improve our hostels and this time we’ve got some incredible new wellness services at Equity Point Marrakech. First we got ready the swimming pool that helps you to cool down the hot Moroccan summer. You also have a bar close to the swimming pool to make it even more awesome.

And now we’ve reopened the Riad’s Hammam (traditional Arabic bath and scrubbing) that comes along with black soap and eucalyptus oil scrub. We also offer facial treatments, massages, manicures, pedicures, depilation and henna tattoos on legs and arms. You can check the prices at our Marrakech Spa Section.

We’re sure it will improve your Morrocan experience!