Posts Tagged ‘ venezuela ’
Top ten bargain hotels in South America
no responses - Posted 10.25.10

Here’s a slightly belated link to a piece I wrote in last week’s Observer magazine about good-value hotels across South America. It was good to be able to tip some little-known gems and places too. Cabo Polonio, Ollantaytambo and Valparaiso may trip of the tongue if you have travelled in South America, but to the […]

Hospitality Club’s happy couple
no responses - Posted 06.12.09

Hooray! A Hospitality Club wedding! Norman Javier, my host last year in Venezuela, and his lovely German girlfriend, Bianca, have just tied the knot in Frankfurt. The couple met when Bianca hosted Javier as he travelled around Europe, crashing with various strangers via Hospitality Club’s online network. Neither of them signed up to the concept […]

Do expats offer the best local tips?
14 responses - Posted 06.11.09

I woke up this morning to find that I’m an "interesting expat". Which was nice. At least so says Matador Network in a piece on 20 interesting expats on Twitter. It’s not the list, but a list, they point out. But let’s not worry about that. Today I’m officially interesting and I am going to […]


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