Thoughts on Choosing Your Travel Accommodation

I want to talk today about travel and how our choice of accommodation impacts our experience in and impression of a new destination. I’ve been to some pretty mundane places and had fantastic experiences, conversely, I’ve been to some right up there top destinations and had very average experiences. In my opinion, it comes down […]

Hostelling with Hostelworld

A quick look at my Hostelworld account under the ‘My Bookings’ tab shows that I’ve stayed with Hostelworld in Belgium, Germany, Poland, the United States and Canada. They were also my hostel booker of choice for our upcoming trip to Quebec City for the winter carnival later this month. Why Hostelworld? After my organised tour […]

Koh Phi Phi Bamboo Hut

05 May 2010 James made the call to stay in a traditional Thai style hut for $300 BHT, we had to get one each as they only had the one bed inside. I was initially reluctant wanting to keep the trip pretty cheap by sharing a room but James made a good case for experiencing […]