HI-Ottawa Jail Hostel

Hosteling International will stick you in jail, a 150 year old jail to be exact. The former Carleton County Gaol was converted to a hostel. Guests stay in the actual jail cells. There is no other hostel like the HI-Ottawa…

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Cottages In Canada

Canada has thousands of inland waterways surrounded by forests, and thousands of miles of coastline.  On the shores of most of the rivers, lakes and oceans are cottages and cabins, many of which can be rented by the day, the…

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Cottages

Cottages are an accommodation option to consider no matter where in the world you’re traveling to. This is especially so if you’re staying at a destination for an extended period of time, or you’re traveling with a group. The more…

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Driftwood Park Retreat

Driftwood Park Retreat provides guests with oceanfront chalets rather than rooms in a larger building. Each of the chalets is located right on the famous Bay of Fundy, and are only a few steps from the water. The balcony of…

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Cradle of Humankind – UNESCO Site

Maropeng is the official visitor centre of the UNESCO World Heritage Site, “Cradle of Humankind”, and the Sterkfontein Caves. Maropeng is an appropriate choice of name for the tourist centre. First off, it’s Setswana, the indigenous language spoken by most of…

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South Africa

Officially the Republic of South Africa, but generally referred to as just South Africa, the country is located at the southern tip of the continent of Africa. South Africa has 2,798 km of coastline running along the South Atlantic and…

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5 Tips For Carefree Air Travel

For most, the notion of being 30,000 feet above ground in a vehicle with less leg-room than a Smart Car and more seat-kicking than a minivan full of pre-schoolers is a daunting one. And while many travelers subscribe to the…

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Portugal

Portugal, officially the Portuguese Republic, is located in South-Western Europe, on the Iberian Peninsula. It’s the most western country of mainland Europe, being bordered by the Atlantic Ocean to the west and south and by Spain to the north and…

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Estonia

Estonia is officially the Republic of Estonia. I don’t think even Estonians refer to their country by it’s official name, but it must be important. If it wasn’t important, why have an official name? Anyway, the Republic of Estonia will…

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Central Globetrotter Hostel Leipzig

The Central Globetrotter Hostel in Leipzig is located just steps away from the Hauptbahnhof (main train station), which is conveniently located in the downtown city centre. The hostel provides a 24/7 service, complete with free WiFi, a great guest kitchen and…

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