Tag: Hotels

  • Miles vs. cash rewards: When loyalty doesn’t pay

    Miles vs. cash rewards: When loyalty doesn’t pay

    It’s very trendy in the travel industry to earn travel rewards by joining every possible loyalty program and using credit cards with mileage rewards. Websites like the Points Guy base their whole brand around this concept. Airlines and hotels know this and offer their own loyalty programs providing discounts and miles or points that can…

  • A blissful vacation in Paleokastritsa, Corfu

    A blissful vacation in Paleokastritsa, Corfu

    Paleokastritsa is one of the most beautiful resort villages in Corfu with everything you could want or need for the perfect vacation. A day trip to Paleokastritsa from Corfu Town can cost upwards of €200-300. So why not cut out the middleman and just stay on the bay? Our blissful vacation in Paleokastritsa was perhaps…

  • 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…

  • 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…