Destinations


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Written by Colm Hanratty

Hidden Rome – 10 Attractions You Might Not Have Heard Of

Everyone knows the popular tourist spots in Rome but do you know the unknown ones? Find the hidden gems of Rome's tourist trail with our Homestay.com local guide.

Written by Mary Plunkett

Best places to eat in Istanbul for a taste of East and West

Istanbul is an area that in so many senses is a meeting of cultures, a city that is half in Europe, half in Asia. Visits to the city’s famous monuments and palaces may showcase the city as a melting pot throughout history but nowhere is this more evident that in the food that is on offer.

Written by Mary Plunkett

Find the Bars With the Best Pintxos San Sebastián Has to Offer

Exploring the pintxo bars in San Sebastián can be intimidating so work your way through this list to round off the top spots in the Basque city of Donostia.

Written by Mary Plunkett

How to Navigate the Dublin Transport System

Finding your feet in a city is challenging so we’ve come up with some handy tips to help you blend in like a local when getting around Dublin.

Written by Colm Hanratty

For a real taste of Vancouver try the food the locals eat

One the things I love most about travelling is finding out what the locals eat and trying it for myself. In Vancouver, it’s an Asian-inspired hot dog...

Written by Colm Hanratty

The best little wine bar in London

When I travel to cities, I like having my favourite places I return to on each trip. These can be attractions, neighbourhoods, bar s or restaurants. In London I have many, one of them being a wine bar that isn’t so much a local secret, but it feels like it every time I visit...

Written by Suzanne Cox

Accommodation in Japan for the Rugby World Cup 2019

If you are one of the lucky ones travelling to the Rugby World Cup 2019 to cheer on your country, why not make the most of your Japanese experience and book a homestay. We've got homestays close to many of the stadiums and are a really affordable alternative to hotel accommodation.

Written by Mary Plunkett

Toronto on a budget: 5 activities that won’t cost a fortune

Toronto is a vibrant youthful city, full of students and young graduates looking to get out of their comfort zone and to make a home in a new city. Relocating to another city, on a long or a short...

Written by Colm Hanratty

Bars in Prague – go where the locals go

Do your socialising around Wenceslas Square or the old town square and you’ll find out drinks here are considerably more expensive than some of their not-so-central counterparts. But take my advice and locate one (or all) of these five gems and you’ll see how the locals spend their evenings while saving quite a few koruna at the same time!

Written by Mary Plunkett

18 Images that prove that Australia is the most beautiful country in the world

Australia is a country that is made for anyone with feelings of wanderlust. Impeccable coastlines, charming cities and breath-taking landscapes, the immense country is a must on anyone's travel bucket list. Not convinced that...

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