Accommodation is one of your biggest daily expenses when you travel and lowering that can lead to huge savings. To a lot of people, it’s either expensive hotels or cheap hostel dorms. But there’s many other options available to travelers – whether you are a solo traveler, couple, or family. These articles will help choose the right accommodation for you, find the best deals, avoid being scammed, break out of the hotel/hostel mold, and list my favorite places to stay around the world.
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