Where to Stay in Battambang – from Boutique Hotels to Budget Sleeps

Where to Stay in Battambang – from Boutique Hotels to Budget Sleeps. Maisons Wat Kor, Battambang, Cambodia. Copyright © 2022 Terence Carter / Grantourismo. All Rights Reserved.

Where to stay in Battambang depends on what kind of holiday you want. If you want to get away from it all, there are beautiful boutique hotels in colonial style mansions and atmospheric wooden houses. If you want something cheap and cheerful, you’ll find that too. Battambang has become one of our favourite places in … Read more

The Holiday Rental Concierge As Your New Local Best Friend

The Holiday Rental Concierge As Your Local Best Friend. Rusty Irons, Austin, Texas, USA. Copyright © 2022 Terence Carter / Grantourismo. All Rights Reserved.

I don’t remember the name of a single hotel concierge from any of the hotels we’ve ever stayed at over our many years working as professional travel writers, and we’ve checked into thousands of hotels around the world. Yet I can name the couple of dozen or so concierges and managers of the holiday rentals … Read more

Why Small Local Boutique Hotels Beat Big Bland Multinationals

Why Small Local Boutique Hotels Beat Big Bland Multinationals. Wat Arun from a riverside hotel, Bangkok. Copyright © 2022 Terence Carter / Grantourismo. All Rights Reserved.

After a couple of months staying in boutique hotels in Siem Reap and Bangkok, we’ve reaffirmed something we’ve increasingly felt over the years and that’s that when it comes to choosing hotel accommodation when we travel, boutique hotels suit us better. We much prefer small local boutique hotels to big bland multinationals. We’ll take more … Read more

Tips To Renting A Holiday Villa

Tips To Renting A Holiday Villa. Villa Tukad, Bali, Indonesia. Copyright © 2022 Terence Carter / Grantourismo. All Rights Reserved.

Spending a holiday in a villa rental with family or friends can be very special. But things can also go horribly wrong. Thankfully, after years of experience staying in holiday rentals we know how to avert disasters. Here are our tips to renting a holiday villa. We shared many delicious alfresco meals around that table … Read more