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Accommodation Travel Articles
There is much more to accommodation options than hotels and hostels (and there are many misconceptions about hostels . Learn more about camping, Couchsurfing, WWOOF’ing, homestays, house-sitting, and more in the following pages.
- CouchSurfing: Tips for a Smooth Experience
- CouchSurfing is a non-profit organization to help connect travelers and hosts and it's getting more popular every day. Katie Hammel is a pro and she shares her expert advice on how to make it a successful experience for everyone.
- Finding Jobs in Hostels
- Many backpackers like to earn some extra cash or at least get free beds by helping out at hostels, but getting this work isn't always easy. BootsnAll's Kathy Schmidt has worked at hostels and she shares her advice.
- 12 Most Amazing Pools in the World
- Fancy a dip, but can't stand the thought of slumming it with the riff-raff in a normal hotel pool? Check out Daved Brosch's list of pools that put the standard Olympic-sized ones to shame.
- Camping in Europe – A First-Timer’s Guide
- Until you've actually tried it, you probably don't realize how fun, cheap, and easy camping in Europe can be. Longtime expert Jennifer Miller gives you all the information you need to get started yourself.
- A Night at the Del Ray – Costa Rica’s Most Famous Brothel/Hotel/Casino
- So many friends have asked expat Michael Paladin about this famous and unusual hotel in Costa Rica, that he decided to document how things work and share it with everyone.
- Seven of the Best Inns in America
- If you are tired of large and impersonal hotels, check out Jennifer Knoepfle's list of 7 of the finest inns in the United States.
- Over-Water Bungalows Around the World
- Daydream along with us, as BootsnAll tours most of the finest and more luxurious over-water bungalows and villas at resorts around the world.
- Six Unique Small-Ship Cruises
- If you'd like to set sail, but aren't in the mood to have thousands of others along for the ride, have a look at six interesting options that Deanna Hyland has found.
- 11 of the Most Extravagant Ski Resorts in the World
- Dreaming of an over-the-top luxury ski vacation full of opulence, grand lodges, spas and private chalets? BootsnAll writer Julie Blakley brings you a list of the 11 most extravagant ski resorts in the world.
- 6 Amazing Luxury Villas You Can Rent
- Tired of hotel suites and have unlimited cash? Deanna Hyland gives us a world tour of 6 of the most incredible villas that you can book for your next vacation.