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So I’m a Venezuelan guy who lives in Miami and is already planning his 2013 summer Eurotrip. Since electronic dance music is more like a religion to me than just music, that will be the main focus of my trip. I plan to start by attending sensation in Amsterdam and finish in tomorrowland, which takes place in Belgium. I know for a fact that sensation is on the first Saturday of July which would be on the 6. this year’s tomorrowland is taking place on final weekend of July so i can infer that the one next year will be on similar dates. Since my first stop is sensation, i will start in Amsterdam and plan to arrive there on Thursday in order to be ready and have everything for Saturday night (sensation). I also plan on returning right after tomorrowland. This makes the trip more or less about a month long. besides Amsterdam and Belgium, i plan on going to Barcelona, Ibiza, Paris, and London. As long as i start in Amsterdam and finish in Belgium, I don’t really care about the order of the trip, so I suppose I will base the order on travelling convenience.

My questions are:
1. What is a reasonable budget for my trip (don’t take into account the flight there or the festival tickets).
2. How much is a good hostel for one night in some of the cities i mentioned.
3. What is the most budget friendly and convenient way to travel from city to city.

I want to make clear that the focus of this trip is to party. I have been to Europe several times before and I don’t really care about extensive tours or anything. I just want to explore the cities and have fun, nothing luxurious. Also, I’m just starting to plan my trip, so nothing is official yet, so I’m open to any criticism and suggestions. Thanks!!
BTW, I’ll be 19 by the time of the trip.

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Traveling from city to city will be best by train, with possibly cheap flights to/from Spain. Overnight trains will work to/from Spain, too. Bus would probably be somewhat cheaper, but quite a bit slower, less convenient and less comfortable. I would guess that a rail pass would save money, but you’ll need a more exact itinerary before you’ll know which, if any, rail pass will be the best deal. Use www.whichbudget.com to see which low fare airlines fly which routes and check out “cheap flights” forum for more help, tips and searches. Put your itinerary in the trip planner for a recommendation about a rail pass.

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ahalabi — I see that you posted this question in 4 different forums. I had to delete two posts, but I left the two that contained responses. Please, in the future, refrain from duplicating posts.

I am leaving from New York, NY and traveling for 64 days
Reykjavik, London, Lille, Berlin, Kraków, Lviv, Istanbul, Selçuk, Pamukkale, Kızkalesi, Göreme, Kars, Bat'umi, Akhalts'ikhe, Tbilisi, Telavi, Istanbul

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