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City Passes: Good value or good way to ruin a visit?

As summer is upon us, many of the world’s great cities are clogged with tourists racing from one famous attraction to the next. Especially on our first-ever visit to any famous city there’s a tendency to try to jam in as many of the ‘checklist’ attractions as possible, and buying a City Pass might seem […]

Patagonia on a budget: Here’s how to do it

The snow-capped peaks, crystal clear lakes and alpine meadows of Patagonia make it one of the undoubted highlights of South America. Unfortunately, its location in two of the continent’s more expensive countries (Chile and Argentina) and the often vast distances involved in travel here, conspire to make it among the more expensive destinations as well. […]

Recommended Berlin hotels that offer good value

Berlin is a huge city that has over 650 hotels, not counting the hundreds of guesthouses, B&Bs, and hostels. Finding the ideal hotel in this city can be daunting, especially for the first-time visitor, so we are trying to help out by selecting a group of hotels that all have great locations, get excellent customer […]