Thursday, 31 March 2011

Don't get bored at home, come and party with us!

1-year Anniversary Party
Friday, April the 1st 
From 5pm
Åkerlundinkatu 2

* Birthday cake *
* Snacks and drinks *
* Futuristics pre-party with DJ's *
* And much more..! *

And the party continues here: 

Futuristics presents: Return of the Boogie
@Laterna, Tampere

Texas Faggott


Havainto Art & Jlöf

Ajaja & Jlöf

Tuesday, 29 March 2011

Sunday is for...

...super cleaning and sauna!

With the help of some beer and pizza we scrubbed all the toilets and showers (with toothbrushes), waxed the floor and wiped off the dust. The dirty work finally paid off and rest of the night was spent in the sauna with an amazing view over the city! A few pics of the cleaning progress were posted on our Facebook page :)

Ville is a big celebrity now here in Finland! Paparazzi everywhere and
guests asking for his autograph all the time!
As mentioned in a previous post, Dream Hostel was featured on Sisustusmatkalla Minnan kanssa - a Finnish design and travel show hosted by Minna Lindberg. If you missed the episode, check it out on Liv.

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We were awarded Hostel of the Year 2011 in Finland by Hostelling International Finland and Best Hostel in Finland on 2010 HOSCAR Awards. 

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Saturday, 26 March 2011


Where did the spring go?? Someone obviously thought we hadn't had enough snow, so hey, let 'em have a little bit longer to enjoy this winter! Grrr...

Our lovely trainee Mari loves gardening :)

Luckily, we have our own 'Garden of Eden' at the hostel! The chillies are growing fast and now we have basil and green salad growing as well. Can't wait to cook some really delicious food with our fresh basil, mmmm... I'm sure our Italian guests will appreciate the fresh herbs.

Talking about Italians; Ryanair announced three new routes from Tampere to Italy quite recently and the lucky cities are Pisa, Rome and Trapani! We hope to make many new friends and maybe even have a house full of Italians again this summer :D And there's no worries about communication problems as we are pretty fluent in Italian already: "Ciao! Ti amo. Vaff......". Mm... maybe there's room for improvement! :p

We are looking forward to doing a massive deep cleaning project on Sunday and relax at sauna after all the hard work. There's also going to be a show on the telly that might interest you all: Sisustusmatkalla Minnan kanssa featuring Dream Hostel on Liv TV tomorrow evening at 9! If you miss the episode or you are living abroad you can check it out later on Liv.

Tuesday, 22 March 2011

Spring is finally here!

Try the best doughnuts in town at Pyynikki
Observation Tower Cafe
It's been absolutely an amazing day, the spring is finally here!
This is also the beginning of the Dream Hostel blog, yay! Stay tuned for news about what's happening at the hostel, get to know our Tampere and follow our future travels!