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LATEST ARTICLES

Selina’s Hostel, Bocas del Toro, Panama

Selina’s Hostel, Bocas del Toro, Panama

If you’re lucky enough to be visiting Panama, then you’ll want to take a look at this wonderful beachfront hostel. You can dive straight into the Caribbean sea right from their enormous deck. And the hostel has so much more to offer. It is one of...

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Visit the Source of the Hass Avocado

Visit the Source of the Hass Avocado

Unless you are seriously addicted to eating avocados, then I doubt that you’d travel thousands of miles to California just to see where the Hass avocado empire was born but if you’re local, or in the area, visiting this site will be a fabulous story to...

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The Love Lock Tree of Beaulieu

Love locks have a history that goes back to the First World War but the craze really started to take off in or around 2000. What is a love lock? A couple will purchase a padlock – normally of the common or garden variety – they scratch their initials on...

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Disrupting the Travel Industry

There are many articles about Airbnb on this site and the company is often described as being ‘the disrupters of the travel industry’. However, despite the articles about Airbnb here, this is not one of them. The major shake-up in the history of the...

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How to Fake First Class Travel

I guess we’d all like to fly first class whenever we travel but I don’t know about you – I don’t see first class air travel being in my future. But those of us who are confined to coach, we can still try to make our flights a pleasant as...

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Visit Neuschwanstein Castle

If this Bavarian castle looks vaguely familiar to you, that’s because it’s been used in several movies. Probably the one that used it the most was Chitty, Chitty, Bang, Bang and it was also used in The Great Escape. It’s also said to have been the...

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Hotel Galéria Spirit: Bratislava, Slovakia

Slovakia is known for its beautiful historic buildings and its fabulous areas of natural beauty. But among all this is the Hotel Galéria Spirit – with a rather brave choice of architecture, to say the least. The interior is equally unconventional featuring...

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Hosts: How to Manage Same-Day Turnovers

If you hosts guests via Airbnb or a similar service then it might be that you avoid have a second set of guests arrive just hours after your last guests have left. After all, Airbnb suggests that checkout time is 10 am and check in time 3 pm. Some hosts baulk at the...

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