As we were planning our Moroccan roadtrip, the Sahara desert was most definitely the excursion I was looking forward to the most. Not specifically because I was looking forward to spending a couple of hours on the back of a giant dromedary – yup dromedary, not camel -, but mostly just for the incredible views… Continue reading Why the camel ride through the Sahara desert is worth the aching bum
Over the course of three weeks backpacking through Vietnam, we have stayed in many hostels and hotels, one more comfortable than the other. But when it comes to price-quality, there is one that's head and shoulders above all the rest; Hoa Bien Hotel in Ninh Binh. This hotel offered everything I'm always looking for in a good… Continue reading Four reasons why ‘Hoa Bien Hotel’ is thé place to stay in Ninh Binh
Yosemite National Park was the last big stop on our USA roadtrip and unfortunately for us we arrived there on a pretty busy weekend. That easily explained our struggle previous to departure to find good accomodation for the night in the area. We either had to drive more than one hour and a half out of the park, or… Continue reading Back to basic with Yosemite Bug Rustic Mountain Resort
Sixteen nights on the road for us also meant sixteen different hotels or motels, one more expensive and better than the other. While we didn’t have a single horrible hotel on our trip –thank god-, there are a few that I would absolutely go back to when given the chance. The Ranch At Furnace Creek… Continue reading The oasis of The Ranch at Furnace Creek
If there is a place in America where you can find cheap hotels, it’s Las Vegas. And not only are the hotels cheap, they are also really good value for money. No wonder travel agencies often offer you two nights in Vegas on your roadtrip. When we started our search for a place to stay… Continue reading LAS VEGAS: A fabulous night at the Stratosphere Casino, Hotel and Tower
When I start looking for a hotel to stay at during a citytrip -or basically any other trip- there is one thing that I care about most; location. Location location location. The best orientation point to visit the city is always my focal point, so usually I end up searching for a cheap solution as close to the… Continue reading A hotel out of the city center? Yes!