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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





Belize's Pook's Hill Lodge: Discovering Secrets of the Maya Heartland

Belize's Pook's Hill Lodge: Discovering Secrets of the Maya Heartland
Pook's Hill Lodge in Belize is a great place for hiking, horseback riding, swimming, birding, and exploring the mysteries of the Mayan heartland.

Rajasthan Romping:A Camel Safari in the Thar Desert

Rajasthan Romping:A Camel Safari in the Thar Desert
Rajasthan Romping:A Camel Safari in the Thar Desert

A Treehouse Stay in South Carolina

A Treehouse Stay in South Carolina
A Treehouse Stay in South Carolina: canoeing the Edisto river to a rustic treehouse where guests can stay overnight

Bicycles Come With the Rooms

Bicycles Come With the Rooms
Bicycles Come With the Rooms at These Hotels. A round up of seven hotels that offer bicycles to guests to use for free.

Trivago.com: Revolutionizing Hotel Search

Trivago.com: Revolutionizing Hotel Search
Trivago.com: A new way of showing travelers hotels all over the world.

Paddle Inns on Maryland's Eastern Shore

Paddle Inns on Maryland's Eastern Shore
Maryland paddling A guide to paddling in Maryland where you can enjoy fine lodgings and dining en route

Mackinac Island's Grand Hotel - Travel Writing Workshop Central

Mackinac Island's Grand Hotel - Travel Writing Workshop Central
Mackinac Island's Grand Hotel: A Grand Place to Try Travel Writing

Guanajauto, Mexico: GoNOMAD DESTINATION MINI GUIDE

Guanajauto, Mexico: GoNOMAD DESTINATION MINI GUIDE
Guanajauto, Mexico. Kent St. John rents a house in this famous Mexican city.

Nicaragua: In Dreams on Little Corn Island

Nicaragua: In Dreams on Little Corn Island
Karina Zobolotny spends an idyllic weekend in a rustic cabin on Little Corn Island in Nicaragua, at a resort called Ensueños, which means 'in dreams.'

Beyond the Hotel: Alternative Family Lodgings Around the World

Beyond the Hotel: Alternative Family Lodgings Around the World
From campgrounds to villa rentals, houseboats to college dorms, there are numerous affordable and interesting alternatives for family lodgings.

40 Berkeley Hostel offers a unique stay in Boston

40 Berkeley Hostel offers a unique stay in Boston
40 Berkeley a hostel/hotel in Boston, MA offers an upscale hostel experience in an exciting city.

Lodging Accommodations, Independent and Alternative Travel

Lodging Accommodations, Independent and Alternative Travel
Lodgings articles: Find a unique place to stay by searching our huge database of small hotels, unique b&bs, ecolodges, exotic resorts and villa rentals

Chile Hotels, Mixed Reviews

Chile Hotels, Mixed Reviews
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.

New Hampshire's Grand Hotels: Elegance and Coats and Ties

New Hampshire's Grand Hotels: Elegance and Coats and Ties
A visit to two classic grand hotels in Northern New Hampshire: The Balsams and the Omni Mount Washington

Brunei's Empire Hotel: An Adventure in Opulence

Brunei's Empire Hotel: An Adventure in Opulence
Mike Snow visits the Empire Hotel in the Sultanate of Brunei, said to be the only seven-star hotel in the world.

Plano Texas Hotels: Three Reviews

Plano Texas Hotels: Three Reviews
Plano Texas, reviews of three top ranked hotels in this city near Dallas.

From the Ritz to the Sands, Hotels Are Going Green

From the Ritz to the Sands, Hotels Are Going Green
Green Hotels: Christa Romano writes about energy conservation efforts at hotels in the US and around the world, including the Sands in Las Vegas, the Ritz Carlton in Charlotte, and the Isla Palenque i ...

Micro-Hotels Let You Visit New York on a Budget

Micro-Hotels Let You Visit New York on a Budget
Steve Flahive stays at The Pod Hotel in New York, where the 'railway-inspired' rooms make it possible to visit the Big Apple on a budget.

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Affordable London Hotels: POSH Digs, Bargain Rates

Affordable London Hotels: POSH Digs, Bargain Rates
Affordable London Hotels: four four-star quality affordable hotels in London.

Mt Washington Hotel, New Hampshire's Grand Dame

Mt Washington Hotel, New Hampshire's Grand Dame
Kent St. John visits the Mount Washington Hotel in New Hampshire.

Southport Island, Maine: Finding The Perfect Rental

Southport Island, Maine: Finding The Perfect Rental
Boothbay Maine: Kent E. St. John describes a perfect rental cottage on Southport Island in Maine.
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Byron Bay: Australia's New Age Wonder Beach Town

Byron Bay: Australia's New Age Wonder Beach Town
GoNOMAD Senior Travel Editor Kent E. St. John visits Byron Bay, describing it as a New Age Wonder Beach Town.

Cool Lodgings: Living Like Royalty at Chateau le Val, Brix, Normandy

Cool Lodgings: Living Like Royalty at Chateau le Val, Brix, Normandy
Normandy France | Max Hartshorne stays at a 13th century chateau in Normandy called the Chateau le Val and samples an exotic local liqueur called 44 made from calvados, oranges and coffee beans.

The Paradores of Puerto Rico

The Paradores of Puerto Rico
scattered throughout the countryside are an array of charming inns called Paradores Puertorriquenos. Best known for their hospitality, affordable rates, traditional Puerto Rican cuisine and picturesqu ...

Retreating in Ireland: Irish Music, Irish Food, Irish Culture

Retreating in Ireland: Irish Music, Irish Food, Irish Culture
The Fiddlers' Retreat in Loughmore Ireland provides a glimpse into the music, the social life, the scenery, and the history of Ireland.

Garden Getaways: Refreshing Your Senses

Garden Getaways: Refreshing Your Senses
Garden Getaways: ten bed and breakfasts and country inns which have beautiful gardens.

Airbnb.com: House Sharing with a Twist

Airbnb.com: House Sharing with a Twist
Airbnb, the house sharing website that's turned into a phenomenal success, matching people with vacant apartments and rooms with people looking to visit a city and save money.

A Room of One's Own: A Guide to Retreats

A Room of One's Own: A Guide to Retreats
There are thousands of peaceful retreat places around the world designed for helping people get away from it all.

Palm Springs, California A Gay Friendly Vacation Destination

Palm Springs, California A Gay Friendly Vacation Destination
Palm Springs, California A Gay Friendly Vacation Destination

Vacation Home Exchanges - GoNOMAD MINIGUIDE

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.

London Apartment Rentals: A Good Way to Save on Lodging

London Apartment Rentals: A Good Way to Save on Lodging
London Apartments | Sarah Cavicchi writes about how to save on lodging in downtown London by finding bargains on apartment rentals.

Birds and Beaches: Unique Lodgings in Honduras

Birds and Beaches: Unique Lodgings in Honduras
Birds and beaches: unique lodgings in honduras

At Home on the Road: Joining the RV Caravan

At Home on the Road: Joining the RV Caravan
RVs | At Home on the Road: Traveling around the world in a comfortable land yacht...grey nomads.

The The Omar Sultan Ali Saiffuddin Mosque in Brunei

The The Omar Sultan Ali Saiffuddin Mosque in Brunei
The Omar Sultan Sli Saffuddin mosque in Brunei

The Hot Pool at Chico Hot Springs, Pray Montana

The Hot Pool at Chico Hot Springs, Pray Montana
The hot pool at Chico hot springs Pray, Montana

A visit to the Kalambaka Valley of Central Greece: Monasteries and Mystery

A visit to the Kalambaka Valley of Central Greece: Monasteries and Mystery
A visit to the Kalambaka Valley of Central Greece, home to Monks, monasteries and mystery

An Eagle Island State of Mind

An Eagle Island State of Mind
An eagle island state of mind.

Argentina: Refuge Hopping in the Mountains of Patagonia

Argentina: Refuge Hopping in the Mountains of Patagonia
A journey to the rugged Northern Patagonia region in Argentina, and a stay at Refugio Italia.

Watch Hill Rhode Island's Ocean House

Watch Hill Rhode Island's Ocean House
Shelley Rotner visits Watch Hill, Rhode Island in March to discover a historic hotel atop the bluff overlooking the ocean

An 'Eco-Lodge' in the Cloud Forest of Ecuador

An 'Eco-Lodge' in the Cloud Forest of Ecuador
  An 'Eco-Lodge' in the Cloud Forest of Ecuador Santa Lucia Reserve, Choco Andean Region, Northwest Ecuador By Katrina Huntley Clawing for the Clouds It's a far from pa ...

 
 


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