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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

A Tiny House Stay in a Mystery Location
Escape the digital grind with Getaway, stay in a tiny house in an unknown location.
Oregon: Breitenbush Hot Springs
Breitenbush Hot Springs: Silence in Oregon’s Cascades. Enjoying the rustic scene and the silence.
Posh City Club: A Place to Pee in NYC
Posh City Club offers out of towners a place to use the bathroom in New York City. Think there's a need? You bet!
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Paris: Squatting for Free All over the City
Squatting--or taking over an unused building--is explored in Paris, France.
House-Sitting Opportunities for Travelers offers travelers the chance to house-sit for locals during vacation.
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.

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Paradise, an Organic Retreat in Florida
Paradise Farm in South Florida grows a range of edible flowers and provides a relaxing vacation.
Staying At the Post Office Hotel in Norman OK
Norman Oklahoma--my favorite hotel is the NCED, a postal service training facility.
Vacation Home Exchanges - GoNOMAD MINIGUIDE
Vacation Home Exchanges: A guide to exchanging your home with another so that you can enjoy an inexpensive vacation in a remote part of the world.
Mackinac Island's Grand Hotel - Travel Writing Workshop Central
Mackinac Island's Grand Hotel: A Grand Place to Try Travel Writing
Charleston's 19 Broad Street: Where It's At
In historic Charleston SC, choose to stay right where it's all happening--19 Broad St. A New Way To Rent A Private Island
Private Islands: An inside look at renting in Croatia & other European countries with Visiwa.
Top Lodging Picks---Thailand and Myanmar
Top lodging picks--Thailand and Myanmar
California: A Silent Stay in a Monastery
California: A moment of Silence at a Big Sur Monastery, monasteries in california to stay in
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.
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.
Seeing Sorrento and Ischia
GoNOMAD Writer Cindy Bigras visits Sorrento and Ischia on Italy's Amalfi Coast.
NightSwapping: Living Like a Local for Free
Become a member of NightSwapping, host travelers, and travel for free yourself!
Shringi Vatika: A Peaceful Retreat in Himachal Pradesh, India
Mridula Dwivedi writes about her visit to Shringi Vatika, a cottage in Himachal Pradesh, India.
Puerto Morelos, Mexico Hotel Reviews: What People are Saying about Where they're Staying
Puerto Morelos Mexico Hotel Reviews: What People are Saying about Where they're Staying
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