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  • April 6, 2014
    You must stay in this house for an offbeat experience

    One of the best experiences is to stay at weird and offbeat places around the world, so if you find yourself in the Austrian Alps, stay at the Ufogel, which is a 45 square meter (approx 485 sq. ft.) house, designed by Peter Jungmann. This house is located in the mountains close to Linz or […]

  • February 3, 2014
    ‘Tourism Dirham’ in Dubai will increase accommodation rates

    The Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Executive Council are introducing something called as ‘Tourism Dirham’, which is a minimal charge to be applied to guests staying in all genres and rating of holiday accommodation including hotels, hotel apartments, guesthouses and holiday homes. This minimal charge will be applicable from March 31, 2014 […]

  • February 12, 2013
    It all comes to location, location, location when selecting a hotel

    One of the key and important part of your travels is selecting a hostel or hotel to stay, and before the price, the deciding factor should be location. And depending on your interests at the destination – clubs, restaurants & city-life or beaches, mountains, small towns – you must find the most appropriate neighborhood to […]

  • January 18, 2013
    Hostel Review: Hotel Kakchiquel, Panajachel, Guatemala

    Value Location Cleanliness Rooms Service Breakfast included: No. Address: Calle Santander, Panajachel, Guatemala Website: Good location, good service, but rooms are ok There are rooms in this hotel that range from semi-luxury to backpacker-cheap. This simply means that depending on the price you’re willing to pay, you can get a range to choose from. […]

  • January 10, 2013
    Hostel Review: D’Nest Inn, Belize City, Belize

    Value Location Cleanliness Rooms Service Breakfast included: Yes Address: 475 Cedar St, Belama, Belize City, Belize Website: Great rooms, serene location, family-run B&B If you’re in Belize to experience the cayes and the islands, then this may not be the place for you to stay. As it’s well-known, Belize City doesn’t have much to […]

  • January 9, 2013
    Hostel Review: Hostal Los Volcanes, Guatemala City, Guatemala

    Value Location Cleanliness Rooms Service Breakfast included: No. Address: 16 Street 8-00 Zone 13, Aurora 1, Guatemala City, Guatemala Website: Rude staff, terrible rooms, cheap hostel If you’re looking for cheap accommodation right outside the Guatemala City airport, then this may be a good option. But consider this as your last option because the […]

  • January 9, 2013
    Hostel Review: Hostel Panamericana, Panama City, Panama

    Value Location Cleanliness Rooms Service Breakfast included: No. Address: Plaza Herrera, Casco Viejo, Panama City, Panama Website: Fantastic location, good rooms, friendly staff Hostel Panamericana is located in a perfect and one of the best places in Old Town Panama City called Casco Viejo. With beautifully painted lobby and kitchen area, this hostel’s staff […]

  • January 9, 2013
    Hostel Review: Casa de Las Fuentes, Antigua, Guatemala

    Value Location Cleanliness Rooms Service Breakfast included: No. Address: Avenida El Desengaño No. 26, Antigua, Guatemala Website: Poor location, good rooms There are few things right about this place and then there are a few wrong. Let’s start with the good ones – The decor of this place is fantastic and it’s a huge […]

  • January 8, 2013
    Hostel Review: Hostel Pangea, San Jose, Costa Rica

    Value Location Cleanliness Rooms Service Breakfast included: No Address: Ave 7, San Jose, Costa Rica Website: One of the worst out there in San Jose, Costa Rica We stayed for one night at this hotel in downtown San Jose (Costa Rica) and the first impression is that considering the high crime rate in the […]

  • January 7, 2013
    Hostel Review: Casa del Agua, Granada, Nicaragua

    Value Location Cleanliness Rooms Service Breakfast included: No. Only free coffee. Address: Calle Guzman, Granada, Nicaragua Website: Good hostel, friendly staff, excellent location The first thing you will notice about this family-led boutique place is how gorgeous and pretty it looks – the lobby is nothing but a courtyard with a swimming pool in […]

  • June 30, 2012
    Guide to selecting the perfect hostel

    You will pay a large amount of money for a hotel because of the facilities and staff-costs, but staying at a hostel does not resemble to a nice hotel. At a hostel, you pay a small amount for basic amenities, but never assume the $25 you pay for a bunk will live up to your […]

  • January 24, 2012
    Organize activities in your city using Gidsy

    If you’re living in a city or town that has sights or activities to offer, then you can very well start your own small business by organizing tours; and visitors can find group or solo activities or tours at their next destination. Hosting and managing activities is not easy, but Gidsy attempts to make it […]

  • January 11, 2012
    Room Key is yet another hotel booking site

    With so many hotel booking sites and each one guaranteeing lowest price, how does one compete any more? We don’t know about that but Room Key, in its beta stage, promises to do just that. They claim to have lower “commission” or referral fees than other platforms and a site that is purely a metasearch […]

  • December 20, 2011
    TripFab will be your one-stop vacation planning… almost

    Planning a vacation can be stressful when one has to book flights and hotels, research on things to do, restaurants and clubs. And then there’s the question of how to manage all these things in the number of days you have on that next vacation you are excited about. You may have to squander through […]

  • December 12, 2011
    Tips on sleeping at the airports

    Airline connections are good to take a break from the pressurized cabins and stretch your body, especially on long international flights. But sometimes they are a bummer if you have a long time between flights. And the worst when you have to stay overnight at the airport and you are not booked in a hotel. […]

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