hotel-accomodation

Oh, How I’ll Miss You, Tiny Plastic Hotel Shampoo Bottles

There are myriad reasons to love the hotel room: Crispy clean white sheets, environmentally destructive amounts of air conditioning at your fingertips, and of course,…

Do All-Inclusive Resorts Really Save You That Much Money?

All-inclusive resorts definitely have their perks: You know exactly how much your trip is supposed to cost; you can stuff yourself with as much food…

A Wet and Wild Cultural History of the Swim-Up Pool Bar

“Sixteen weeks,” explains architect Evan Williams. “We had 16 weeks to turn an old, 140-room hotel into the first Sandals resort.” The year was 1981…

What to Do When Your Airbnb Is a Bigger Shithole Than You Thought

This summer, scores of people will put the fates of their summer travel in the hands of Airbnb by doing something simple: Booking a room…