South Downs Way – Walker’s snacks, accommodation and the Telscombe Youth Hostel

We were on the South Downs Way, one of England’s fine walking paths and staying at the Frog Firle Youth Hostel. For an interesting description of this youth hostel see the article: South Downs Way – Frogs and White Horses Breakfast with youth hostellers Alan and Jane. Alan mentioned that he made … [Read more...]

Foulksrath Castle – Ireland's oldest hostel

Foulksrath Castle, near Kilkenny, IrelandFrom the travel diary: Dec 16 (some years ago) – Monday: Kilkenny, Ireland After a big breakfast I walk down to the railway station and take the train to Thomastown, named centuries ago after Anthony Fitz Thomas. I grew up in Thomastown, Victoria, Australia … [Read more...]