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Unusual Lodgings Around the World

Fair Oak Farm in England, where you can sleep in a treehouse.
Sometimes the places you stay can be as interesting as the place you visit

Whether you're staying in a yurt on the Isle of Man, or a four-star hotel in downtown Mexico City, the places we choose to lay down our heads can vary and truly matter!

Find articles here that lean to the different, and skew toward the off beat.We want to help you find the unusual places, the kinds of places you might not think of, which will prove to be fascinating and fun!

We cater to people who are looking for something a little different. No cookie cutter chain hotels here, just unique B&Bs, unusual small hotels, and places where you will wake up and say "Wow!"

Read about different lodging experiences on GoNOMAD





House-Sitting Opportunities for Travelers

House-Sitting Opportunities for Travelers
Nomador.com offers travelers the chance to house-sit for locals during vacation.

Pet-Friendly Hotels on the East Coast

Pet-Friendly Hotels on the East Coast
Pet friendly hotels: friendly hotels on the East Coast of the US: the Hotel Marlowe in Cambridge, Massachusetts, the Hotel Felix in Washington, D.C. and the Inn by the Sea in Cape Elizabeth, Maine.

Namibia's Harnas Wildlife Sanctuary: Noah's Ark in the Desert

Namibia's Harnas Wildlife Sanctuary: Noah's Ark in the Desert
Namibia:Cindy-Lou Dale visits a unique wildlife sanctuary in Namibia dedicated to preserving both wildlife and the culture of the Bushmen tribes.

Kapama Lodge, South Africa: Predators and Prey

Kapama Lodge, South Africa: Predators and Prey
Jim Prevet takes us on a five-day photo safari at Kapama Lodge in South Africa, viewing lions, elephants, giraffes, wildebeests, springboks, zebras and lots of other animals.

Grifoglia in Barga Tuscany: A Peaceful Oasis

Grifoglia in Barga Tuscany: A Peaceful Oasis
Grifoglia in Barga Italy. A quiet b&b in the Tuscan hills is a retreat without tv or newspapers, a relaxing place to be.

Vacation Rentals in Europe

Vacation Rentals in Europe
A guide to renting a vacation house in Europe by Ann H. Waigand.

Yurts and Cabins in OR and WA State Parks

Yurts and Cabins in OR and WA State Parks
Yurts and Cabins in OR and WA State Parks. A well kept secret in state parks in the west.

Visiwa.com: A New Way To Rent A Private Island

Visiwa.com: A New Way To Rent A Private Island
Private Islands: An inside look at renting in Croatia & other European countries with Visiwa.

Sleeping in the Ice Hotel in Quebec

Sleeping in the Ice Hotel in Quebec
Quebec City: Cooling off with an overnight stay at the ice hotel

Toronto Hotel Reviews: What People are Saying about Where they're Staying

Toronto Hotel Reviews: What People are Saying about Where they're Staying
Toronto Hotel Reviews: What People are Saying about Where they're Staying

Yotel: New York's Stylish and Cheap Hotel

Yotel: New York's Stylish and Cheap Hotel
Yotel, New York City, gives you all you want in a hotel with compact rooms, strong wifi and friendly staff.

Prashar Lake Photo Gallery

Prashar Lake Photo Gallery
GoNOMAD Writer Mridula Dwivedi shares her photos of Prashar Lake in Himachal Pradesh.

France: Finding Peace on the Cote d'Azure

France: Finding Peace on the Cote d'Azure
GoNOMAD Senior Travel Editor Kent E. St. John uses the Club Med village at Opio en Provence to explore the villages of Gourdon, Grasse, Mougin and St. Paul de Vence on France's Cote d'Azure.

CouchSurfing.com: Finding Friendship Worldwide

CouchSurfing.com: Finding Friendship Worldwide
Couchsurfing | Dominic DeGrazier finds hospitality and friendship in Mexico City though a travel networking website, CouchSurfing.com.

Home Exchange: Make Yourself at Home… Anywhere in the World

Home Exchange: Make Yourself at Home… Anywhere in the World
Beth Simmons writes about HomeExchange.com, which lists thousands of members interested in vacationing at your home while you vacation at theirs.

Chile: Checking into Hotels Up and Down the Beanpole - Page 2

Chile: Checking into Hotels Up and Down the Beanpole - Page 2
Mark Zussman takes a tour of Chile, visiting the country's capital, Santiago, and nearby Valparaiso, Puerto Varas, Lake Llanquihue, Puerto Montt, Chiloé Island, and the Colchagua Valley.

California: A Silent Stay in a Monastery

California: A Silent Stay in a Monastery
California: A moment of Silence at a Big Sur Monastery

Virginia's Northern Neck: Undiscovered history and Natural Beauty

Virginia's Northern Neck: Undiscovered history and Natural Beauty
GoNOMAD writer Cindy Bigras describes the many historical, scenic and cultural attractions of Virginia's Northern Neck.

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The Best Perch in Panama: Canopy Tower Eco-Lodge

The Best Perch in Panama: Canopy Tower Eco-Lodge
The Best Perch in Panama: Canopy Tower Eco-Lodge

Ladies' Choice: Top Lodging Picks in Central America

Ladies' Choice: Top Lodging Picks in Central America
A guide to the best inns, hotels, b&b's and motels in Central America. GoNOMAD feature lodgings guide.

Tent-ative Pleasures in Tunisia:

Tent-ative Pleasures in Tunisia:
Tent-ative Pleasures in Tunisia: Pansea Ksar Ghilane
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Star Wars Slumbers: Sidi Driss Hotel -- Matmata, Tunisia

Star Wars Slumbers: Sidi Driss Hotel -- Matmata, Tunisia
Star wars slumbers: Sidi Driss Hotel--Matmata, Tunisia

Skating Through Intercourse: In-line Touring Through Pennsylvania's Amish Country

Skating Through Intercourse: In-line Touring Through Pennsylvania's Amish Country
Skating through intercourse: in-line touring through Pennsylvania's Amish country.

Lodging, Michigan's Big Bay Point Lighthouse B and B

Lodging, Michigan's Big Bay Point Lighthouse B and B
Staying at the Big Bay Lighthouse Bed and Breakfast on Lake Superior in Michigan.

By Sand or By Sea: Sinai Safaris Take It All In

By Sand or By Sea: Sinai Safaris Take It All In
By Sand or By Sea: Sinai Safaris Take It All In

Le Querce di Cota: Sampling a Small Slice of Sicily

Le Querce di Cota: Sampling a Small Slice of Sicily
Carolyn Bonello of Malta pays a visit to Le Querce di Cota in the province of Enna, Sicily where she finds splendid scenic views of Mount Etna, delightful hospitality and mouth-watering homemade pasta ...

Portugal's Grand Manor Houses

Portugal's Grand Manor Houses
How to live like a king in Portugal's Grand Manor Houses, that actually rent cheap.

Fiji: The Perfect Vacation Destination

Fiji: The Perfect Vacation Destination
GoNOMAD Transports Editor Marie Javins visits Fiji, an archipelago of 333 tropical islands that may just be the ideal vacation destination.

Flushing New York's Wonderful YMCA

Flushing New York's Wonderful YMCA
Susana Molinolo visits the YMCA in Flushing, New York.

Tuscan Spa Relieves 'Tourist Tension'

Tuscan Spa Relieves 'Tourist Tension'
Carol Stigger describes an invigorating stay at the Adler Therma Spa in Tuscany.

Shringi Vatika: A Peaceful Retreat in Himachal Pradesh, India

Shringi Vatika: A Peaceful Retreat in Himachal Pradesh, India
Mridula Dwivedi writes about her visit to Shringi Vatika, a cottage in Himachal Pradesh, India.

Seeing Sorrento and Ischia

Seeing Sorrento and Ischia
GoNOMAD Writer Cindy Bigras visits Sorrento and Ischia on Italy's Amalfi Coast.

India's Kanha National Park: In Quest of the Tiger

India's Kanha National Park: In Quest of the Tiger
Mridula Dwivedi visits Taj’s Safari Lodge at Banjaar Tola, India, and explores the jungle wildlife in in Kanha National Park, including dancing peacocks, gaurs, cheetals and wild boars.

Top Lodging Picks---Thailand and Myanmar

Top Lodging Picks---Thailand and Myanmar
Top lodging picks--Thailand and Myanmar

Lazing in Lao: Lao Pako Eco-Resort

Lazing in Lao: Lao Pako Eco-Resort
Peta Bassett writes about the Lao Pako Resort on the Nam Ngum River in Laos.

A Yurt Holiday on the Isle of Wight: Cheap and Cheerful

A Yurt Holiday on the Isle of Wight: Cheap and Cheerful
Meredith Bower enjoys a green holiday that is cheap and cheerful, staying in a yurt on the Isle of Wight off the coast of England.

Getting that Wild West Feeling in Tombstone, Arizona

Getting that Wild West Feeling in Tombstone, Arizona
Roy Stevenson visits the Wild West town of Tombstone Arizona, where Wyatt Earp once kept the peace, and visits the area's newest resort.

Ljubljana's Hotel Celica: A Night in a Slovenian Prison Cell

Ljubljana's Hotel Celica: A Night in a Slovenian Prison Cell
Phoebe Hornby visits the delightful little Slovenian city of Ljubljana, and stays in the Hotel Celica, which was once a prison in the former Yugoslavia.

Hostels: Not Just For Backpackers Anymore

Hostels: Not Just For Backpackers Anymore

Top Lodging Lodge Picks in Africa

Top Lodging Lodge Picks in Africa
Top lodging lodge picks in Africa.

 
 


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