Archive for 'Accommodation'

Where To Stay In Helsinki: The Radisson Blu Royal (+ Giveaway for two free nights for two!)

Posted on 01. May, 2015 by .


My criteria for choosing hotels usually depends on the kind of trip I’m taking and on my destination. In a scorching hot city like Bangkok I always make sure to book a hotel with a pool so that I can cool off after a day of sightseeing. If I’m by the beach, I look for […]

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Where to stay in Thalpe Beach, Sri Lanka: Era Beach by Jetwing Hotels

Posted on 27. Mar, 2015 by .


This small boutique hotel on Sri Lanka’s south coast feels more like your own private villa with only eight rooms! A true gem of a hotel and well worth the splurge.

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Where to stay in Kandy, Sri Lanka: Theva Residency

Posted on 18. Mar, 2015 by .


Theva Residency, perched to the side of a mountain high above the city of Kandy, makes for a wonderful retreat when visiting Kandy’s UNESCO site. Read my full review:

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Where to stay in Negombo, Sri Lanka: The Reefs Edge Hotel

Posted on 16. Mar, 2015 by .


For my last couple of days in Sri Lanka, I had only one wish: relax and wind down, catch up on work, and be close to the airport. The closest town to the airport is Negombo, a small fishing town known for its long sandy beaches and fish market. While I was researching possible hotels […]

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Where to stay in Galle, Sri Lanka: Villa Templeberg

Posted on 09. Mar, 2015 by .


I was sitting on the comfortable bright orange sofa right underneath the three terrace windows that were looking out into the lush green tropical gardens. Two dogs were lazing on the front lawn, and the only noise I could hear came from some lizards that were sunbathing on the stones by the pool and some […]

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On the CINNAMON Trail in Sri Lanka: My suggested itinerary for Sri Lanka

Posted on 20. Feb, 2015 by .


This is the tour I’d recommend to anyone visiting Sri Lanka – it includes the essence of Sri Lanka: the main UNESCO World Heritage Sites, cultural and historical highlights, wildlife, beaches and city life in the capital.

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The Annual Corinthia Hotels Sale – Plan Your European Summer Vacation NOW!

Posted on 30. Jan, 2015 by .


Corinthia Hotels are having their annual sale – book your European summer vacation now and get up to 50 % off your room rate in London, Budapest, Lisbon and more!

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Abraham Hostel in Jerusalem: A home away from home

Posted on 25. Dec, 2014 by .


It is rare that I get to a hostel and don’t want to leave, but the Abraham Hostel in Jerusalem was just like that – I felt right at home and am already looking forward to return.

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How I stay organized when I travel (plus: $100 gift card giveaway!)

Posted on 12. Dec, 2014 by .


Being on the road all the time means I have to be as efficient as possible when it comes to packing and organizing my belongings. Here are my tips on how to stay organized, plus a $100 gift card giveaway!

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Adventures in housesitting in New York City

Posted on 25. Sep, 2014 by .


I came to New York for a housesit this summer, and the owners canceled their trip last-minute. I ended up housesitting 8 times there though – find out how I did it:

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