Category: Hotels

  • Airmageddon 2022: How to protect yourself against flight delays and cancellations

    Airmageddon 2022: How to protect yourself against flight delays and cancellations

    The airline industry is experiencing an unprecedented level of dysfunction all over the world. It’s the perfect storm of dropped Covid restrictions, increased interest in travel, and airlines and airports still working with pandemic levels of resources. Flight delays and cancellations are becoming rampant, and while it’s always a good idea to insure yourself against…

  • Great reasons to never use Airbnb again

    Great reasons to never use Airbnb again

    Airbnb was once the future of travel, undercutting local hotels and offering people affordable rooms and private accommodations that allowed tourists to live as the locals live. But Airbnb ushered in a slew of unintended and undesirable consequences for travelers, the travel industry, and cities alike. So maybe it’s time we put the accommodation marketplace…

  • Rest and relaxation at the Irotama Resort in Santa Marta, Colombia

    Rest and relaxation at the Irotama Resort in Santa Marta, Colombia

    As I’ve gotten older, I’ve started putting more emphasis on vacations that actually feel like a vacation, as opposed to ones that are action-packed but exhausting. That’s why I was excited to spend a long weekend in Santa Marta simply resting and relaxing at the Irotama Resort. The stay did not disappoint. Rooms, rates, and…

  • The pros and cons of room and board

    The pros and cons of room and board

    With travel becoming increasingly complicated and stressful, it might be tempting to opt for accommodations that offer room and board just to simplify your life. Indeed, having meals included in the cost of your hotel might be the perfect way to vacation without having to worry about anything. But what are the downsides? And is…

  • Travel things we’re not fucking with after this pandemic

    Travel things we’re not fucking with after this pandemic

    Even after half a year of available vaccines, this pandemic continues to ravage entire countries and shut down cities. Aside from testing our resilience and sanity, this shit is really starting to wear down our patience. Travel, in particular, may never be the same again. Which is why we need to adjust our travel habits…

  • Great reasons to stay at a hotel at home

    Great reasons to stay at a hotel at home

    If you couldn’t tell by my radio silence, it’s been a rough year for travel. I haven’t had a single attempted trip that wasn’t a complete failure that I’ve had to spend months dealing with. Between airlines cancelling flights left and right, coronavirus restrictions changing from one minute to the next, and the neverending process…