As far as unique lodging options are concerned, home-sharing sites like Airbnb and Homeaway offer the gamut of creative and alternative accommodations. According to a recent revelation from Homeaway concerning their properties and already-made reservations for 2019, one major trend that will see an increase this year involves staying in castles for a royalty-inspired getaway.
Per Homeaway, bookings in castles for the 2019 travel year increased by 55 percent. While shacking up in castle may seem like an extravagant vacation option, the properties available on Homeaway are surprisingly affordable, but particularly if you’re traveling with a larger group.
When renting all the rooms in such a massive space, some of Homeaway’s castles can be rented for as low as $40 per person, per night. Groups are booking castles for family reunions, weddings and other events for which a higher number of people means a lower cost.
Homeaway’s castles vary in size and can sleep from six to 20 people, and those available are not only located in faraway lands like France and Germany; Homeaway lists estates as close as New Hampshire.
While hosting weddings at castles is nothing new, actually staying and sleeping at the castle is typically not part of the deal, but is now an option that can make your social media followers seethe with travel envy.
Traveling to exotic locales often means contending with unusual weather. Americans tend to enjoy a fairly moderate climate, which means your body doesn’t always adapt when you head to places like Africa or South America. So, how do you keep yourself from sweating and stinking up a new city? Try these tips.
Mana is the life force Tahitians believe connects all things. Feel the mana for yourself on a visit to the islands of Tahiti, and sample some of these activities as you connect with the breathtaking nature of the South Pacific. Fly Air France from the United States to Tahiti in the most convenient and comfortable way and let your holiday start on board.
I arrived in Dallas on a cloudy afternoon and, luckily, traffic was light as I drove my rental car into the city in just less than 30 minutes. The Hotel Joule was built in the 1920s in the Neo-Gothic style and is a city landmark in the heart of the business district.
Beyond being a major hub in the global transportation network, Hartsfield-Jackson is also proud to be a major hub for exciting, high-quality retail options through our award-winning concessions program, ATL Skypointe.
Barcelona’s Ciutat Vella (or “Old City”) is often packed with tourists who wander up and down Las Ramblas spending way too many euros on overpriced paella and sangria. But the border neighborhood of El Raval is just a few steps from the bustle, but worlds away from the exorbitant prices.