Staff Member Of The Month – Martina Svehlova

13 Nov , 2015 Staff Member Of The Month,The Dictionary Hostel

Get to know our brilliant staff in our Staff Member Of The Month series. For November, it’s our very own Martina Svehlova!


Where are you from and why did you decide to come to London?

I’m from the Czech republic and I came here because I want to experience living in London!


What do you want to be when you grow up?

A psychologist!


What is the best thing about life at The Dictionary Hostel?

The multicultural vibe in the air.


Must do while staying in East London?

Visit the many unique markets.


Favourite way to spend a tenner?

On a Shoreditch coffee!



What song goes on repeat in you Ipod?

‘Rewind’ by the Stereophonics

Oh nooooo, you just found out you have 1 more year to live :( What’s the top 3 things on your bucket list?

I’d just travel the world while making a positive change in people’s lives 🙂


Favourite word in the dictionary and why?

‘Whimsical’ because it sounds so magical!

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Thanks, Martina! If you want to personally meet and hang out with some of our staff, then pop down to Translate Bar on Thursdays at 17:30 PM and have a few drinks with them! Their wealth of knowledge about the area is super impressive and they are some of the friendliest people you’ll ever meet. Come and make some friends for life!

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