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Review: Berjaya Langkawi Resort

Updated 18th September 2018

Langkawi in Malaysia has all the trademarks of a 'paradise island' and is becoming an increasingly popular alternative to the incredible but overcrowded and over-commercialised beaches and islands of Thailand, its closest neighbour. There are a...

Booking an Airbnb is set to become less Japan-easy

Updated 13th June 2018

If, like me, you're a fan of using online home rental company Airbnb, then keep an eye on the current influx of challenges and court cases that are cropping up against the company all over the world.The latest announcement comes from Japan where a whopping 80% of the country's Airbnb homes, apartments and rooms have just been wiped from the site. That equates to around 62,000 homes removed - leaving only around 13,800 to choose from.So, what's happened?If you read my...

Paris vs Airbnb

Updated 18th April 2018

Oh, mon Dieu!  It's "baguettes at dawn" as the row between the city of Paris and online home rental company...

Easter Special: Two nights bed and breakfast at Village Hotels from £59

20th February 2018

Is 2018 already taking its toll? Cheer up, spring is just around the corner! And with spring comes the Easter break....

Croydon - City of Love? Hilarious Valentine's Day offer from easyHotel

Updated 13th February 2018

Croydon: City of Love? Sure, Croydon doesn’t seem an obvious first choice to spend a romantic evening with your...

Guide to: Airbnb for beginners

Updated 20th May 2018

Airbnb is an amazing tool that can dramatically reduce your annual travel spend. I’m a self confessed Airbnb junkie,...

Win a night in the LEGO house with Airbnb

5th December 2017

As prizes go, this one truly rocks. Airbnb and LEGO have teamed up to offer one family the trip of a lifetime. An...

Airbnb hosts welcome 45 million travellers this summer

Updated 26th September 2017

Airbnb have had a sizzling summer. I used Airbnb extensively during a summer jaunt across California, but I wasn’t...

Guide to: Secret Hotels

Updated 22nd August 2017

So you want to stay at a top hotel, but those prices are ridiculous right? There is a way. You can choose an unnamed...

Guide to: Priceline.com Bidding

Updated 22nd August 2017

With US site, Priceline, you can get huge discounts on hotel stays across the globe and our guide will give you the...

Guide to: UK Hotel Breaks

Updated 7th September 2017

Never overlook the UK as an alternative to heading abroad when you need to get away. Whether you’re living it up in...

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