Luxury in the Lake District

Luxury in the Lake District

Which is the most beautiful country in England? Of course, it depends on who you ask. I’m from Yorkshire so naturally, I’m going to tell you that it’s England’s finest county in every respect, but I admit to loving Cumbria too. If you’re...
Where to Stay: Hatters, Liverpool

Where to Stay: Hatters, Liverpool

I’ve always been fond of Liverpool. There’s so much going on there and these days, it’s a popular tourist destination. This is an excellent thing because in days gone by, visitors from other parts of the world tended to visit only London. They missed...
Where to Stay: Sir Toby’s, Prague

Where to Stay: Sir Toby’s, Prague

Set in a convenient area of Prague , Sir Toby’s offers you budget accommodation in style. More and more travellers are finding that today’s hostels offer better value and more unusual venues than were previously available. And the days of sleeping in...
Where to Stay: Fort Myers, Florida

Where to Stay: Fort Myers, Florida

I live in Florida so it’s no surprise that I highly recommend it as a wonderful destination. Great weather, the beaches, the ocean, plenty to see and do – what more could you want?  Florida also has a fascinating history that’s well worth exploring....
Japan: Love Hotels

Japan: Love Hotels

In most places in the world there are hotel rooms (or quite often, seedy motel rooms) that can be rented by the hour by amorous couples. But the Japanese are experts in this field. Hundreds of years ago, they set up inns or tearooms that offered discreet accommodation...
Woodlyn Park, Waitomo Caves, New Zealand

Woodlyn Park, Waitomo Caves, New Zealand

It doesn’t take a genius to realise what the main attraction is at Waitomo Caves! These limestone underground caverns are spectacular and one of New Zealand’s top tourist destinations. But where to stay? Well, only a short distance (just over half a mile)...
Basecamp: Bonn, Germany

Basecamp: Bonn, Germany

If you’re looking for somewhere really different – and truly inexpensive – in Bonn, Germany, then take a look a Basecamp. It’s not a hotel, or a hostel or even a campsite. Basecamp consists of a selection of quirky accommodations located in a...
Historic Hotels: The Ritz, Paris

Historic Hotels: The Ritz, Paris

If you ever have a money-is-no-object moment, then for the height of luxury look no further than the Hôtel Ritz Paris. You’ll be following in the footsteps of the rich and famous – and the infamous. This luxury hotel first opened its doors in 1898 and...
Where to Stay: Oxford University

Where to Stay: Oxford University

Oxford is an amazing place – and only about 60 miles from London – so if you’re looking for accommodation in the area it’s unlikely that you’ll beat staying in one of the university buildings there. These bed and breakfast accommodations...
Stay in a Wine Barrel! Switzerland

Stay in a Wine Barrel! Switzerland

If you’re looking for a different accommodation experience to add to your wishlist, then why not stay in a wine barrel? It sounds strange but it’s true. Barrels that one held 8000 litres of wonderful wine can now become your ‘hotel’ located...
Tattva Design Hostel. Porto, Portugal

Tattva Design Hostel. Porto, Portugal

The next time you’re in Portugal, I recommend that you stay in a hostel. Yes, that’s right, I said hostel and not hotel. The Tattva is a very special place though – it’s one of the new breed of design hostels and you can see from the...
Where to Stay: Bristol, UK

Where to Stay: Bristol, UK

It always surprises me that so many foreign guests to the UK visit only London. Bristol is an award-winning and vibrant city which is extremely well located. There is so much to see and do in the city and the surrounding area – fascinating history, extensive...
Where to Stay: University of Maryland

Where to Stay: University of Maryland

Are you about to visit the University of Maryland and are looking for somewhere to stay? Scroll down to see more details of a private suite that will be just right for you – and it’s only five minutes away from the university itself. The suite has the...
Where To Stay: Boulder, Colorado

Where To Stay: Boulder, Colorado

It’s located in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. It’s where Stephen King wrote The Shining. It has a colourful and extensive history. But there are many reasons why Boulder draws visitors. It’s a popular place to visit for people who enjoy...
Where to Stay: Hollywood, Florida

Where to Stay: Hollywood, Florida

Hollywood in Florida is a wonderful place to stay. It’s about fifteen minutes away from Fort Lauderdale yet much more suitable for family vacations. And today we want to introduce you to an excellent home where you and all the family can stay in comfort. The...
Where to Stay: Mumbai, India

Where to Stay: Mumbai, India

If you’re travelling to India, why not stay in a genuine Indian home? It will greatly enhance your experience of the country and will truly give you the opportunity to experience the real India thanks to your local host. Below, you’ll see details of the...
Where to Stay: South Kona, Hawaii

Where to Stay: South Kona, Hawaii

Imagine yourself sitting on the patio above as the sun is setting over the ocean. You are with your partner and deciding what to do tomorrow. (And if you’re there at certain times of year, watch for the humpback whales or roosting mynah birds). How about...
Where to Stay: Central London

Where to Stay: Central London

Have you seen what hotel prices are like in Central London? London is on everyone’s wishlist as one of the places they must visit but accommodation prices can be prohibitively high. The answer is to look at home stay alternative like the one you see featured...
Where to Stay: Bellingen, New South Wales

Where to Stay: Bellingen, New South Wales

Located almost midway between Sydney and Brisbane, Bellingen Lemon Myrtle Farm offers visitors to Australia a unique experience. This rustic, off-the-grid cabin offers an opportunity to get away from it all but with a lively historic town just a few minutes away, The...
Where to Stay: Catskill Mountains

Where to Stay: Catskill Mountains

The Catskills area is known to be a popular destination all year round. The scenery is amazing and there are opportunities for many fabulous outdoor activities. But finding a great place to stay at a reasonable price can be difficult. Which is why we are delighted to...
Stay in Scotland’s oldest inhabited house

Stay in Scotland’s oldest inhabited house

Originally a hunting lodge for the kings and queens of Scotland, Traquair House, located in the Scottish Borders Region not far from the border with England, is Scotland’s oldest continuously inhabited house. For nearly a thousand years Traquair House has been home...
Cute Cottage in Cornwall

Cute Cottage in Cornwall

I’ve loved Cornwall since I was a child and the cottage you see here is a wonderful place to stay. See the photographs further down the page. The tiny and ancient town of Lostwithiel is well-located within the county and the perfect base for exploring. That is,...
Where to Stay: Cutler Bay, South Miami

Where to Stay: Cutler Bay, South Miami

Are you planning to explore South Florida? Is Miami one of the places you’d like to visit? Or the Florida Keys? Or perhaps you’re a race fan like me and are looking for accommodation that’s convenient for the Homestead Speedway? Stay with Carmen and...
Where to Stay: Pickering, Ontario

Where to Stay: Pickering, Ontario

Just look at this gorgeous suite. Located in a wonderful area of Toronto, this self-contained suite makes a fabulous base for exploring the area. It has been immaculately equipped and furnished – you can tell from the photographs below that everything has been...
Family Accommodation in DC

Family Accommodation in DC

If you’re traveling with a family, it can be tricky to find accommodation; especially at the right price. And when you’re looking for a place to stay in a popular area – such as Washington D.C. – then it can be so difficult to locate...
A Shepherd’s Hut in Wales

A Shepherd’s Hut in Wales

Here’s a vacation idea that is truly something different – yet inexpensive. Very few vistors from overseas venture far into the country of Wales when they are visiting the UK and this is such a shame because it’s a very attractive country. Wales,...
Stay at the Old Piggery!

Stay at the Old Piggery!

Yes, the photograph you see above once housed pigs! But don’t worry, they are long gone and just wait until you see how beautifully this farm building has been transformed into stylish and comfortable accommodation. It’s located in Wales in the grounds of...
Rental Cottage: Staithes, Yorkshire

Rental Cottage: Staithes, Yorkshire

Staithes is one of the best coastal villages in the north of England. And we have found the perfect accommodation for you. This historic cottage – see the photographs below – was most likely once the home to a hard-working fishing family. Now it is...
Where To Stay: Old Orchard Beach, Maine

Where To Stay: Old Orchard Beach, Maine

Are you about to visit Maine? Would you like to stay in a quiet and comfortable home in a great location? Then read on to find out about the accommodation offered to you in Old Orchard Beach. It’s very well located – just scroll down the page to see a map...
Stay in a Country Pub & Enjoy a Brewery Tour

Stay in a Country Pub & Enjoy a Brewery Tour

It bothers me that so many visitors to the UK see only London. And this is why I love writing about places and experiences you can enjoy in England away from the capital. Certainly, there’s so much to see and do in London but the UK has so much more to offer....
Where to Stay: Fort Lauderdale

Where to Stay: Fort Lauderdale

Just look at this gorgeous Fort Lauderdale home. And if you’re heading for the sun, this lovely house is available for you to rent for your vacation. The newly-renovated home sleeps four people – there are two bedrooms, one with a king bed and one with a...
Where to Stay: New Orleans

Where to Stay: New Orleans

Ah, New Orleans. Is there anywhere quite like it in the world? The music, the food, the atmosphere … the hidden bars, the jazz clubs and of course, the beignets at Café du Monde. There are so many things to see and do when you’re visiting New Orleans so...
Where to Stay: Jacksonville, Florida

Where to Stay: Jacksonville, Florida

Your own private room, gorgeous lake views, a wonderful deck, a great location, every amenity you could wish for — and even kayaks to use. What more could you want when you’re visiting Jacksonville? Jacksonville is a fascinating city and this charming...
Family Fun: A Treehouse in Wales

Family Fun: A Treehouse in Wales

What a fantastic treat for a family of four. Stay in a genuine – and very stylish – treehouse in the stunning Snowdonia National Park in Wales. Not only will you be staying in your own private dwelling-in-the-trees, you access your temporary home via a...
Where to Stay: Houston, Texas

Where to Stay: Houston, Texas

Just north of Houston lies Spring, an elegant and peaceful neighbourhood featuring excellent restaurants and stores. It’s the perfect place to stay if you’re visiting the area and we have found the perfect luxury place for you. This bright and airy private...
Where to Stay in Kalamata, Greece

Where to Stay in Kalamata, Greece

I’m sure that you’re familiar with the famous Kalamata olives, but how much do you know about their origin, the city of Kalamara in Greece? If you’re planning to go to the region, I have found the most fantastic accommodation for you – at a...
See Scotland on a budget

See Scotland on a budget

If you have always wanted to visit Scotland but have a limited budget then you will be pleased to know that there is a very affordable alternative to expensive hotels. The Scottish Youth Hostels Association, along with its affiliates, runs a network of self-catering...
Relax in Liguria, Italy

Relax in Liguria, Italy

Wouldn’t you love to stay in a relaxing apartment in rural Italy? Sip local wines on your private patio or enjoy breakfast sitting on your own balcony. Enjoy gorgeous views and a peaceful, relaxed way of life. This well-equipped apartment sleeps four people so...
Fort Lauderdale Vacation Apartment

Fort Lauderdale Vacation Apartment

Looking for a quiet and relaxing time in the sun? Here’s the place for you. This one bedroom apartment is located right on the water – can you imagine yourself sitting on the dock, watching the boats go by, enjoying the sunshine and sipping a tropical...
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