Tag Archives: Hotels

Saturday Sundries

I won’t be spending my summer this year riding the rails in Europe, but I can still torture myself by reading articles about luxury trains and gourmet food. You can too, if you check out this excellent piece from the … Continue reading

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Stress-Free Travel (not)

Whether you’re traveling for fun or work, travel is never stress-free. This hilarious graphic from the British travel website Just The Flight illustrates just how frustrating travel can be.

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Hotel Hacks

The Indian travel search engine and booking site ixigo.com produced this comical video which suggests tricks and hacks to make full use of that expensive hotel room you shelled out your hard earned travel budget on. I’ll own up to … Continue reading

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Hotels To Go

Finding a hotel room anywhere near the exact location that you want to stay can be problematic. But now Scandic, Scandinavia’s biggest hotel chain, will bring a fully kitted-out hotel room to you. Just pick the spot where you’d like to … Continue reading

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Heat Mapping Hotels

With hundreds of online sites and apps for booking hotels and travel accommodations, travelers these days may be experiencing information overload. Now the hotel and flight booking site Hipmunk is providing a very useful hotel finding tool called the “Heat … Continue reading

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feel free to light up

Pity the poor cigarette smoker trying to book a hotel room these days. With more and more hotels around the world going smoke-free, it’s getting to be a drag for inveterate smokers to locate a smoking room. Well now there’s … Continue reading

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What’s On Your Wall

This time of the year many of us receive corporate calendars as holiday “gifts”. Most are pretty humdrum and unexceptional, but this year the uber hip U.S. hotel chain The Standard has managed to shake things up a bit with an unorthodox … Continue reading

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I Want The Space Shuttle

Situated in a former industrial warehouse building, Bonn Germany’s BaseCamp Young Hostel is a very clever campground with a twist. The hostel consists of a group of rehabbed, quirky, vintage camping trailers and rail cars. The units are arranged in a … Continue reading

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Singapore Sling

This post was provided by Sharon Bloom. On the way back to the United States last month I had the chance to stop over in Singapore for three days. I wanted to share a couple of my “finds” there. First … Continue reading

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