The Premier Hiking Hotel in Val Gardena

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Hotel Adler Dolomiti specializes on guided hiking tours in the Italian Alps

Hiking, skiing and “wellness” make easy and obvious bedfellows for tourist resorts and hotels in the mountains: skiing in winter, hiking in summer and there are spa-type activities, sports and swimming pools any time of the year, to help people rest and recover between more active pastimes.

Easy and obvious it may be now, but this was

The Premier Hiking Hotel in Val Gardena

Mallorca Beyond the Beaches

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Hiking in Spain Mallorca Beyond the Beaches If you want to explore the “real Mallorca”, the Mallorca beyond the beaches teeming with tourists in holiday resorts, your best bet for a base may be a hotel right on the seaside. This may sound contradictory and counter-intuitive, so let me explain.

Firstly, you must take into account that the interior of the island – where you find the mountains and most of the interesting

Mallorca Beyond the Beaches

Comparing Two Budget Hotels In Germany

"Ibis Koeln City in Germany"

When we hike in Germany, we generally make it a point to stay in small, family-run B&B-style hotels. This is Germany as in “countryside”, mind you, where B&B-style hotels are plentiful and good value for money (cheap and cheerful) and where you generally don’t have much of an alternative anyway.

Cities, however, are a different story: for every good family-run hotel, there is a rotten one, too, so your best choice

Comparing Two Budget Hotels In Germany

How Hostels Compare With Discount Hotels

"Hostel am Aasee in Muenster Germany"

Youth hostels have, for the past few years, working hard to edge into the lower end of the tourism market. But are they a viable alternative to discount hotels?

How Hostels Compare with Discount Hotels

I already posted a few lines here about European non-profit Youth Hostels in general, but on the occasion of our recent trip to Innsbruck, we had the opportunity of actually trying one out.

Admittedly,

How Hostels Compare With Discount Hotels

Accommodation Tips If Hiking In Germany

"Hostels in Germany"

Have you read our post on transport tips? Then, you will have safely arrived at your destination. Now you will need to look for a place to stay.

Accommodation Tips if Hiking in Germany

If you are following one of the major German hiking trails, this will generally not require too much of a logistical effort. These trails are, as a rule, organized in such a way that there is

Accommodation Tips If Hiking In Germany