Going to Stockholm? Stay in Jail!

Going to Stockholm? Stay in Jail!

So few people want to stay in faceless chain hotels these days. And that’s why the Långholmen Hotel in Stockholm can provide you with a truly different accommodation experience. This is because the hotel is a converted nineteenth-century prison! It’s...
The Confidante Hotel, Miami Beach

The Confidante Hotel, Miami Beach

Miami Beach is a pretty exciting place to be. And one of the best places to stay in right on the famous Collins Avenue which is where you’ll find the Confidente Hotel. But there’s more. If you’re a fan of Mid-Century Modern architecture and...
Giraffe Manor, Nairobi, Kenya

Giraffe Manor, Nairobi, Kenya

I’ve never met anyone who doesn’t think that giraffes are completely adorable. And when you stay at Giraffe Manor in Nairobi you’ll be almost living with them – but in gracious and stylish surroundings. This fabulous building, which now sits on...
Burgh Island Hotel, Devon, UK

Burgh Island Hotel, Devon, UK

If you can imagine Hercule Poirot investigating a mysterious murder in the Art Deco interior of the Burgh Island Hotel, then it’s no surprise. For one of its illustrious guests in days gone by was Poirot’s creator, Agatha Christie, and several of her...
Kasbah du Toubkal, Morocco

Kasbah du Toubkal, Morocco

Would you really like to get away from it all? Then consider the Kasbah du Toubkal set high in the Atlas Mountains of Morocco. And if you’re accustomed to stepping out of your cab and straight into your hotel you’ll find that even your arrival at the...
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...
Hotel Galéria Spirit: Bratislava, Slovakia

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...
Stay at Gladstone’s Library, Wales

Stay at Gladstone’s Library, Wales

Are you looking for somewhere to stay in the UK? Somewhere that’s incredibly peaceful, tranquil, historic and set in wonderful countryside? And if you’re a reader or book lover then Gladstone’s Library will be right up your street. Yes, it’s a...
Arkabarka Floating Hostel: Belgrade

Arkabarka Floating Hostel: Belgrade

Welcome to the world’s very first floating hostel. It’s set on the fabulous Danube River in Belgrade, Serbia. If you’re looking for somewhere to stay that offers you a different experience then this could be the very place for you. It offers you...
Stay in a Luxury Apartment in Paris

Stay in a Luxury Apartment in Paris

Imagine – you’re on vacation on Paris and you wake up in your own luxurious apartment. You can see the Eiffel Tower from your comfortable bed. A few small steps take you out onto your balcony where you and your partner enjoy local croissants,...
The Bryant Park Hotel: New York

The Bryant Park Hotel: New York

Stay in an iconic and historic hotel in New York. The Bryant Park Hotel is  in an extremely unusual structure that was originally named the American Radiator Building. It has an interesting creative history as it was based on a design by Finnish architect...
Great Pyramid Inn: Giza, Cairo

Great Pyramid Inn: Giza, Cairo

The romance and history of Egypt’s pyramids – and the famous Sphinx – is something that many people would love to experience.  For most of us, simply getting there is a costly matter and then we have to find affordable accommodation – it seems...
Coming to Fort Lauderdale from the UK?

Coming to Fort Lauderdale from the UK?

When I first came to Fort Lauderdale from England – way back in the eighties – I would have loved to have stayed in a place where someone knew what I was talking about! Ten years later, I moved here permanently and it took me quite some time to adjust to...
Where to Stay: Cambridge University

Where to Stay: Cambridge University

Stay in Cambridge and you’ll see fabulous architecture, experience real history and enjoy the atmosphere of this ancient university city. You’ll see breathtaking views, enjoy traditional punting on the river and see rolling countryside with  cattle freely...
TuboHotel: Tepoztlan, Mexico

TuboHotel: Tepoztlan, Mexico

If Tepoztlan in Mexico isn’t on your wish list of places to visit, then the video below might persuade you otherwise.  There’s just one major problem with the town – hotels there can be expensive. I just saw one on TripAdvisor that was described as...
V8 Hotel & Motorworld: Stuttgart

V8 Hotel & Motorworld: Stuttgart

Stuttgart, in the Baden-Württemberg area of Germany, is an ancient city with so much to see and do for travellers. But if you’re keen on cars or if you’re a motorsport fan there are even more reasons to visit this fascinating place as Stuttgart is often...
Where to Stay: Somerville, Boston

Where to Stay: Somerville, Boston

If you’re looking for accommodation in the Boston area, then I’m delighted to introduce you to this gorgeous private three room suite located in a lovely home built in 1903. The suite is on the third floor so you will have fabulous views of the area and...
Where to Stay: Katikies Hotel, Santorini

Where to Stay: Katikies Hotel, Santorini

Santorini is a small Greek island set in sparkling seas. It’s an almost magical place and one of he most popular and fascinating places on the island is Oia. And one of the best accommodation you will find there is the Katikies Hotel. Santorini is best known for...
Aurora Express B & B: Fairbanks, Alaska

Aurora Express B & B: Fairbanks, Alaska

When Susan Wilson decided she wanted to buy a caboose and have it on the land by her home, husband Mike didn’t bat an eyelid – unlike most husbands, I would think. But things didn’t stop there. Before long the couple have several railway carriages on...
Where to Stay: Wigwam Motels

Where to Stay: Wigwam Motels

Today, it’s quite the thing to stay in yurts or enjoy glamping experiences. But  in the 1930s and 40s seven motels were built in various places in the USA and luckily, three of them still survive. Based on the tipi, these motels consist of groups of concrete and...
La Balade des Gnomes: Durbuy, Belgium

La Balade des Gnomes: Durbuy, Belgium

Why stay in an ordinary hotel when you could stay in a Trojan Horse with the most individual rooms? Located in the Luxembourg province of Belgium, this extraordinary bed and breakfast started life as a fantastic restaurant. And fantastic really is the word to describe...
Where to Stay: Fort Lauderdale Air Show

Where to Stay: Fort Lauderdale Air Show

Are you coming to Fort Lauderdale for the  Air Show this May? This year the event takes place on the 6th and 7th and, as always, promises to be a fantastic show for everyone who attends. But are you looking for somewhere to stay? The organisers of the show recommend a...
Where to Stay: Lavender Circus, Budapest

Where to Stay: Lavender Circus, Budapest

If you’re travelling to Budapest and like quirky accommodation at a budget price then add the Lavender Circus to your wishlist right now. It’s wonderfully located near the Danube and everything you’ll want to see. But the price and the amazing decor...
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...
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