For our stay in I had organised for us to stay in a one-bedroom apartment in Rome’s trendy Monti district, which I booked through AirBnb.
Centrally located, Monti is a short walk from the Colosseum and Piazza Venezia. It’s possible to walk almost anywhere from here. It was also close to several metro stations and the central train station – plus plenty of shops and good restaurants.Read more
A Bed and Breakfast where you can enjoy living in your very own Pullman Railway Carriage. For our second nightRead more
We are always in search of unique places to stay and after some hours on the Internet I found the Jailhouse Inn in Preston, Minnesota which turned out to be a gem. I had booked the cell block – so we had a set of cells to ourselves and a tub with jets!Read more
The Amish and Mennonites have been depicted in many movies and feature in documentaries and reality TV programs. We wanted to find out more behind the peaceful and simple cultures so we headed to Berlin, OH in Holmes County, where there is the highest density of Amish and Mennonites in America.Read more
I have spent a lot of time investigating unusual places to stay and one that consistently come up during my research was Dog Bark Park in Cottonwood, Idaho. So, as we journeyed through the panhandle of north Idaho it was the ideal opportunity to check the place out for real.Read more
The Missouri River Lodge is a working farm that is partially arable but also has a herd of cows. The setting is wonderful with the farm set among rugged sandstone bluffs, some having been carved into steep cliffs and sharp pinnacles by the effects of the elements over many years.Read more