Iceland has been on our radar for a while. Coming out of the pandemic, which significantly curtailed our international travel, we asked both of our children to pick out a destination that was high on their list. Our teenage daughter quickly picked Iceland. I knew I had my work cut out for me in terms of paying for the trip. I plan to write quite a bit about Iceland. Here’s what I hope to write about in the future: Hotel reviews of the Konsulat and Canopy (Hilton properties) in Rekyjavik, […]
The Best of the Rest is my effort to summarize all the travel/miles and points stories that interested me on a daily basis but didn’t have time to write about in length. Culled from over 100 blogs/authors I follow, some are passed along without comment, while I add my analysis to others. This is your shortcut to find out what’s going on in the travel world without having to read dozens of travel blogs to get all the best info.
There are absolutely grosser things than sleeping in a bed that a stranger slept in before you. But, I wouldn’t pay for any of those things and I don’t want to sleep on dirty sheets. Do you?
I’d like to say I don’t believe that this many hotels failed this small test. But, I can’t say I’m terribly surprised. Do we need one of those little paper sanitation rings they used to put on toilet seats to let you know they cleaned them, except much bigger for the bed?
Airbnb has grown immensely, surpassing Hyatt in terms of company value. Home sharing is rampant with lots of competitors in the space. But, should it be regulated? Should homeowners looking to rent out a room be required to pay some sort of lodging tax?
Boy, can only imagine the SEO on that blog title. There’s a new survey out featuring respondents from a number of countries that compare their sex life at home to when they stay in a hotel. Kudos to the folks at Hotel Tonight for giving us such fodder to joke about! A few “stats”: 73% of Americans said that they’re more adventurous in a hotel, while only 37% of the Spanish said so about themselves 46% of Americans think they perform better in a hotel, while only 14% of Germans claimed the […]