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Average priced "Hostels" in Zurich, Switzerland
If there's one thing you can expect from Switzerland, it's quality! They excel at just about eve…
Expensive "Hostels" in Bend, Oregon, USA
Even though the historic Lucas house is Bend's first brick house, and was built in 1910, this ho…
Ridiculously Expensive "Hotels & Accommodations" in Fargo, North Dakota, USA
The spiel to this hotel is that it's Fargo's premiere boutique hotel. They've picked local artis…
Free! "Nightlife & Entertainment" in Heathrow, England, UK
Virgin Atlantic is a self proclaimed rival of BA's, and has in the last few years been doing it…
Average priced "Sights & Attractions" in High Wycombe, England, UK
You read that correctly! On face value, Hughenden Manor, located roughly 20km from the High Wyco…
Free! "Nightlife & Entertainment" in Vantaa, Finland
So there are airline lounges, and then there are airline lounges. Helsinki's Vantaa airport cont…
Ridiculously Expensive "Hostels" in Helsinki, Finland
You have hostels, and then you have the fancy boutique ones. Located in the heart of Helsinki…
This review was featured on Monday September 4th, 2017
Free! "Restaurants, Cafes & Food" in London, England, UK
The best perk about being a frequent flyer is the status that allows you to access both Departur…
Ridiculously Expensive "Sights & Attractions" in Ketchikan, Alaska, USA
Ketchikan is more than just the salmon capital of the world. In the heart of Creek Street lies i…
Average priced "Hostels" in London, England, UK
Curzon House Hotel, (yes, I said hotel and not hostel) is located a few blocks between Earls Cou…
Cheap "Sights & Attractions" in Saint Albans, England, UK
You heard it! That's the story of St. Albans. A good bloke who lived life worshipping the Roman …
Very cheap "Sights & Attractions" in Riga, Latvia
I'd rate this as a must-see. Riga, Old Town Riga at least is a tapestry of colourful buildings, …
Expensive "Nightlife & Entertainment" in Riga, Latvia
Whilst this may not be representative of Latvian cuisine (save for a few desserts and main cours…
Cheap "Hotels & Accommodations" in Riga, Latvia
I started independent and budget travel back in 2005 and I was always mesmerised by the idea of …
This review was featured on Thursday August 3rd, 2017
Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Chartres, France
Enough good things cannot be said about this Cathedral. It's an easy walk from the train station…
Very cheap "Sights & Attractions" in Chartres, France
If you thought the cathedral was the highlight of this town, you're wrong! Whilst on paper, it's…
Cheap "Sights & Attractions" in Amiens, France
I wouldn't say I'm the biggest bookworm on the planet, but I have read a thing or 2 about voyage…
Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Amiens, France
The legend goes that the construction workers behind this palace were trying to reach for the sk…
Average priced "Hostels" in Paris, France
What is a hostel? A hostel is a place for the budget conscious travellers to rest, offering sel…
This review was featured on Monday July 3rd, 2017
Average priced "Hotels & Accommodations" in Dubrovnik, Croatia
I learnt that apartments are very popular in Dubrovnik! Especially the ones in the Old Town. Lik…
This review was featured on Wednesday February 1st, 2017
Average priced "Hotels & Accommodations" in Kotor, Montenegro
This hotel is located less than 50m away from the Kotor Cathedral inside, yes, inside the Old To…
Cheap "Hostels" in Dubrovnik, Croatia
So, I have to say, I've stayed in a lot of hostels in my life but this has to be the smallest o…
Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Paro, Bhutan
This is one of Bhutan's oldest temples constructed in the 7th century. It's about a 20 minute dr…
Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Paro, Bhutan
I'd be surprised if anyone visited Paro, even transited through it and didn't see this majestic …
Expensive "Hotels & Accommodations" in Paro, Bhutan
I won't say this was the best hotel we stayed at, but it wasn't too shabby either. The best thin…
Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Punakha, Bhutan
I have two options - to spit out stats about this place (which could be a blog by itself) or sti…
Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Punakha, Bhutan
The temple and nunnery is located on a ridge overlooking Toebessa –Punakha and Wangduephodrang…
Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Punakha, Bhutan
Remember the old adage "half the fun of a destination is getting there". Well, that rings true o…
Expensive "Hotels & Accommodations" in Punakha, Bhutan
Often called Punakha's top hotel, this is one of the top establishments of the town and a huge c…
Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Gangtey, Bhutan
The black necked crane makes its annual pilgrimage to Phobjikha valley from China and Tibet. It'…
This review was featured on Friday March 3rd, 2017