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Staying at Hoteltraube Rüdesheim in the Rhine Valley

The Rhine Valley is without a doubt one of the prettiest regions in Germany, and Rüdesheim am Rhein is one of the cutest towns on the river. It wasn’t difficult to find a great, affordable hotel room. Enter Hoteltraube Rüdesheim. Location The location of Hoteltraube Rüdesheim couldn’t be better. The hotel is located right in […]

Taking a look back at my top travel moments of 2017

This past year has been life-changing for me in a lot of ways. For starters, I moved to a different continent! But more about that later. I think a great way to start the new year is to look back at the previous year and take a moment to appreciate all the opportunities that came […]

Lessons learned from posting an article every day for a month

As you may or may not have noticed, I was very active on my blog during November. I posted a new article on my blog every day for a whole month. Yep, talk about commitment… Why would I do such a thing to myself, I hear you ask? Well, I did it for a number […]

The Freehand in downtown Los Angeles

Freehand opened its doors in downtown Los Angeles this past summer. I stayed at this beautiful hostel/hotel combination for one night. The hostel is well connected to the rest of the city. The nearest Metro stop is the 7th Street/Metro Center Station. Whole Foods Market is only one block away. Checking in Checking in was […]

My stay at the Best Western Kinsky Gardens, Prague

Prague is one of a handful of European capitals where you can stay in an affordable 4* hotel. So this is exactly what I did by booking a room at the Best Western Kinsky Gardens. Location The hotel is located across the river from the Old Town Square in the Mala Strana Quarter. The Charles […]

Flying with Emirates

I’m one of those people who doesn’t mind flying. In fact, I would even go so far as to say that I quite like it. It’s part of the whole travel experience for me. Over the last few years, I’ve flown with Emirates a couple of times and every flight has been a positive experience. […]

Why you should stay at Casa Gracia when in Barcelona

If you’re looking for an elegant and spacious yet affordable hostel in Barcelona, look no further than Casa Gracia. This boutique hostel looks and feels more like a hotel. I loved my stay at this hostel, here’s why. Location When I say the location of the hostel couldn’t be better, I really mean it. With […]

Staying at the Walk of Fame Hostel in Hollywood

If you’re looking for an affordable place to stay in Hollywood, look no further than the Walk of Fame Hostel. It’s as the name suggests, located right on the Walk of Fame, opposite Grauman’s Chinese Theatre where the Academy Awards are held every year. The hostel is right in the heart of the action. It’s […]

The best Christmas Markets in Central Europe

The festive season in Europe is MAGICAL. Why? In my opinion, Christmas markets. Yes, snow is awesome too. But for me, it’s the festive decorations and Christmas markets that make Europe magical and gets me into the holiday spirit. Below I list the best Christmas markets in Central Europe. Prague Prague in itself is a […]

My secrets for finding and booking cheap flights

Let’s get real for a second. One of the greatest expenses while travelling is transportation, getting from point A to point B. This is especially true for flying. But 2016 has been a pretty fantastic year for me when it comes to scoring cheap flights. And I’m not talking about budget airlines in Europe. I’m […]

Why staying at Hostel Cat is a great budget option in Las Vegas

It’s true that the hotels in Las Vegas are relatively cheap compared to hotels in other US cities. But relatively cheap doesn’t necessarily mean budget friendly. What pushes the hotel prices significantly up is the mandatory ‘resort fees’ which can be even higher than the room rates. So hostels are the way to go if […]

Why my stay at Hotel Mediterran in Budapest wasn’t great

Don’t get me wrong. On paper, Hotel Mediterran ticked all the right boxes. It’s a four-star property on the Buda side of Budapest. The hotel is well connected to public transportation and getting to the city centre or the Gellert Thermal Baths is a breeze. In the vicinity of the hotel, there’s also a mall, […]

Staying in a private room at Hostel Wratislavia, Wroclaw

I chose to stay at Hostel Wratislavia in Wroclaw for three reasons. Firstly, the review scores across all booking websites were excellent. Secondly, the price was right. The hostel offers great value for money when booking dorm rooms or private rooms. And thirdly, the location. Hostel Wratislava is within walking distance from the picturesque city centre, a […]

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