Great Hotels in Athens, Greece

By Alex Kallimanis: Athens is the oldest European capital and the birthplace of democracy. The city draws millions of visitors every year for incredible sites like the Acropolis and great nearby beaches. As a dual Greek and American citizen, I’ve made many trips to Athens over the years and have stayed in a range of…

Which Hotel to Stay in Athens, Greece?

Alternative Orlando Gems You Don’t Read About

Orlando is the theme park capital of the world, and its 60 million annual visitors tops everywhere else on the planet. While many tourists visit Orlando primarily for Disney World and Universal Studios, the city has a lot more to offer asides from Mickey Mouse and kitsch tourist shops. I grew up in Orlando and…

Celebration, FL

Thinking to be an Airbnb Host? Read this First!

We recently had readers submit some great questions in regards to our previous stint renting our spare bedroom in Dublin on Airbnb. We’ve previously written about the Pros and Cons of Airbnb, which has been one of our most popular posts. At the time, we only hosted for extra money and didn’t use Airbnb for bookings while traveling ourselves,…

Great Things to do in Manchester, England

While not on the typical tourist radar, Manchester is a vibrant city with an important history on the world’s stage. Manchester was the birthplace of the industrial revolution, and where inadvertently the ideas behind communism were subsequently born. These days Manchester is most famous for having the world’s second most valuable sports franchise, Manchester United,…

Pros and Cons of Airbnb: Host’s Viewpoint

  Airbnb can be a good website to use for either saving money while you travel or earning some extra cash. For six months we listed our spare bedroom in Dublin on Airbnb to make extra euros for travel. During that time we had guests from England, Scotland, Estonia, Poland, Ireland and Germany share our living…