Accommodations | Hole In The Donut Cultural Travel
Hole In The Donut Cultural Travel
King Bedroom #2, one of three bedrooms in the family suite at Prakash Kutir B&B, is equipped with air conditioning, LCD TV, in-room wifi, and ensuite bathroom

There’s a lot of chatter these days about cultural immersion and authentic travel experiences. One of the best ways to have such experiences is to stay in a local home or...

Common area/dining area at Second Home Hostel in Istanbul, Turkey

It was late when I finally arrived at Second Home Hostel in Istanbul. I’d suffered though an eight-hour ride from Burgas, Bulgaria, on a bus with no toilet and a driver...

Living room in my GowithOh holiday rental apartment in Prague

After a month of too-fast travel around England, a whirlwind tour of Morocco, and three brief days in Paris, I arrived in Prague. I was so far behind on my writing...

Canalside after dark. Photo courtesy of St. Christopher's Inns Canal in Paris

Finding reasonably priced accommodations in Paris can always be a challenge. Fortunately, a few months ago I discovered St. Christopher’s Inns in Barcelona, which immediately became one of my favorite hostels...

Teddy Bear companion at Winford Manor Hotel in Bristol, England

At the Bristol, England airport, I handed my boarding pass and passport to the EasyJet ticket agent at the check-in counter. He punched my locator number into his computer, then looked...

Common area by day, Belushi's Bar by night

The smiling faces behind the front desk at St Christopher’s Inns hostel in Barcelona, Spain were a welcome sight after my bad experience with Equity Point Hostels the previous week. Their...