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A hotel nightmare solved in a most unusual way

Traveling non-stop for over 5 years (that’s almost 2,000 nights on the road in hotels and AirBnBs) comes with surprises. We can still be thrilled with the rare, truly great place to stay – as well as annoyed that on … Continue reading

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Take a peek at places where we stayed through AirBnB

When we planned our trip – first cross-country in the US and then around the world – we had to stay within our budget, so we relied heavily on AirBnB. We just couldn’t afford hotels every night (except in SE … Continue reading

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Will spending more money for a hotel room buy us happiness?

We learned a few lessons when, over a two week period, we stayed at three different hotels near Angkor Wat in Siem Reap, Cambodia: –       Surprisingly, the best hotel we stayed in was the least expensive. –       Also not expected, … Continue reading

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Travel etiquette: did you miss this one?

We’ve been very lucky to travel – and we know it.  We started traveling on a shoestring many years ago. Even in those days, when we could barely afford the least expensive motel room, we always left a tip for … Continue reading

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