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One of the best and most affordable ways to book accommodation in Europe

Once upon a time, hostels were the most affordable accommodation in Europe. And if you’re travelling solo, they usually still are. But if you’re traveling with even one other person, let alone more, hostels might not be the cheapest and they almost certainly won’t be the best value you’ll find anymore. We’ve found private apartments, rented through…

For Super Bowl XLVII, the spotlight shines on New Orleans

  It’s great to have another Super Bowl fast approaching, in one of America’s greatest cities. On February 3rd, 2013, the Baltimore Ravens will square off with the San Francisco 49ers in America’s biggest sporting event (fun fact: the Monday following the Super Bowl is the day most Americans call out from work “sick”). And as much…

Budapest Parliament: Architectural Wonder of Europe

Budapest is divided into two sections that are separated by the famed Danube river. Not surprisingly they are named Buda and Pest and were once completely separate towns under different rule. The seat of the current Hungarian government, the Országház, was completed in 1904 and built to showcase the grandeur of the then very powerful Austro-Hungarian empire. The…

Navigating currency exchanges for the best deal

One of the most annoying parts of traveling is navigating currency exchanges. You’ve just gotten used to converting Korean wons and now you’re jetting off to Thailand to deal with bahts. Even in Europe, where many countries use the euro, you still might find yourself having to trade money. Northern Ireland is part of the…