Travel to Cuba: Everything you Need to Know to Plan your Trip

Find out all you need to know to plan a trip to Cuba with the expert guide from Learn why you should stay in a casa particular, what to pack and when to visit.

Written by Mary Plunkett

Fall in love with Siem Reap with our host Valentina

Hear why Valentina in Siem Reap likes being a host on and how she has fulfilled her lifelong dream of hosting others by relocating to Cambodia.

Written by Michelle O'Beirne

A Budapest Travel Guide from a Seasoned Solo Traveller

Travel expert Denae gives us her tips for visiting the Hungarian capital Budapest. Find out where to relax, explore and how staying in a homestay could transform your trip.

Written by Shafik Meghji

Know Where to go in Quito for a Mix of Old and New

Are you planning travel to Ecuador? Discover Quito with the expert guide from From cafés to cable cars, there something for everyone in this city.

Written by Mary Plunkett

The Best Brunch Berlin has to Offer

Discover Berlin's best breakfast cafés with the local guide from Find the best brunches in Kreuzberg and Friedrichshain to set you up for the day.

Written by Michelle O'Beirne

Discovering Peru and Learning Spanish in Cusco and Lima

Solo traveller Denae shares her travel experiences in Cusco and Lima, as she dives into the culture of Peru and learns Spanish from her homestay hosts.

Written by Shafik Meghji

The Heart of Chile: Tips for Visiting Santiago And Central Chile

Making Chile travel plans? Read our expert tips for the best places to visit in Santiago de Chile, Valparaíso, Viña del Mar and more with the guide.

Written by Michelle O'Beirne

Find Web Summit Accommodation in Lisbon and Stay with a Local

Stay with a local when you visit Lisbon for the Web Summit this November with affordable homestay accommodation. Rent a room with a host family when you travel.

Written by Mary Plunkett

16 Ways Women Travelling Alone Can Stay Safe

Get the best travel advice for women travelling solo with the planning guide. Find out how to stay safe and make your trip as stress-free as possible.

Written by Michelle O'Beirne

5 benefits of staying in a homestay over a hostel

Looking for an alternative to a hostel? Read about the differences between hostel and homestay accommodation to get a great value, local experience when you travel.

Written by Colm Hanratty

The best of Edinburgh in one perfect day

What's not to love about Edinburgh? The people are friendly and it’s small enough to explore in a day. Read our guide for 24 hours in Scotland's capital city.

Written by David Rafferty

Tales of a Homestay traveller: from Dublin to the world (and back again)

Say hello to Sarah, our PR Lead at A Dublin native and former travel journalist, Sarah tells us all about her favourite spots in Dublin, as well as her most memorable adventures from around the world. Read on to learn about her travel tips from here, there and back again!