Category Archives: Hotels, Hostels and Other Places to Sleep

Maldives – Keeping Locals and Travelers Separated

In a couple of weeks, Kelly and I leave for a week of rest and relaxation in the Maldives.  The Maldives are a chain of over 1,100 islands located in the Indian ocean, south of Sri Lanka and India.  These … Continue reading

Posted in Beaches, Hotels, Hostels and Other Places to Sleep, I'm on a boat!, Maldives, Sights To See | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Top 5 Monday: Stretch your travel budget

Whether it’s a double-dip recession, recovery mode, or the burst-bubble effect, we can probably all agree that the dollars, yen, euros, pesos, or baht aren’t flowing as freely as they might have before. In these extra-stingy times, how can travel … Continue reading

Posted in Colombia, Flight, Hotels, Hostels and Other Places to Sleep, Top Five | Tagged | Leave a comment

This Week in Travel – January 28, 2011

India is Emerging as an International Sports Powerhouse.  It’s not just Cricket anymore. Tim Leffel Provides Tips for Packing Light.  The article gives some great pointers on packing everything you need for a two week trip into one carry-on bag. … Continue reading

Posted in Beaches, Flight, Hotels, Hostels and Other Places to Sleep, Sports, This Week in Travel | 1 Comment

This Week in Travel – September 24, 2010

Windjammer cruises are back! Peter Greenberg on boating for free. Too much fun in koala land? It shouldn’t be a shocker that this hotel got negative TripAdvisor reviews. Tim Leffel on maximizing travel rewards. Forget Oktoberfest…Kelly’s dreaming about the Great … Continue reading

Posted in Beaches, Hotels, Hostels and Other Places to Sleep, I'm on a boat!, New Zealand, This Week in Travel, United States, Wales | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Top 5 Monday: What was I thinking?

Happy Monday, travelers!  With apologies for the slow week in posts (if Congress can have a recess so can we, right?), we are pleased to bring you this week’s Top 5.  When traveling in a new country it is always … Continue reading

Posted in China, Germany, Hotels, Hostels and Other Places to Sleep, India, Italy, Top Five | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

Are tour trips worth it?

Have you ever taken a trip on a tour?  I was surfing the web today and stumbled on Rick Steves tours.  The tours are pretty varied in days and locations.  Some offer tours in one city, or one region, while … Continue reading

Posted in England, France, Hotels, Hostels and Other Places to Sleep, Italy, Sights To See | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Amsterdamage

My creep friend Greg Brown told me he wouldn’t read our blog, unless I wrote something about him.  So fine, I will type up a little diddy in a shameless attempt at getting a reader. More often than I should, … Continue reading

Posted in Hotels, Hostels and Other Places to Sleep, The Netherlands | 3 Comments