Author Archives: Alycia Simons

Getting to Know Us: Meet Our German Market Manager, Carmen

We are a global company here at HotelsCombined. Our site is available in over 40 languages and is available world-wide. Our staff hail from all corners of the world, which means that we have an abundance of insider tips, knowledge and understanding right … Continue reading

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Melbourne is Top City for Aussies these School Holidays

Are you planning a getaway over the September school holidays? With two weeks of freedom looming (hurrah!), we pulled some figures and took a closer look at where exactly Aussies are headed for the break. Guess which city was number … Continue reading

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Travel Adventures: One Girl Goes Around the World

Have you ever pictured yourself picking up your life and taking off on an adventure around the world? One brave woman has done just that. Freelance travel writer, Lisa Eldridge reached a point in her life where she decided to … Continue reading

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Summer in Europe? These are the Most Popular Cities…

Summer in the northern hemisphere is drawing to a close.  While Europe welcomes travellers year-round, summer is definitely one of its most popular tourism periods. Every year, increasing numbers of holiday makers continue to battle the crowds and the high temperatures to … Continue reading

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This Is How You Take Great Photos At The Beach

Whether you have the most sophisticated DSLR or just a smartphone; travel photography is a great way to share the experiences you had on your journey with your friends and family. But most people find it hard to evoke that … Continue reading

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The Maldives: Is This The Ultimate Getaway?

Does it get any better than this? Deep blue seas, beautiful reefs, beaches and a promise that you’ll leave your holiday completely revived and rejuvenated. It is really no wonder at all that the Maldives is a go-to destination of honeymooners … Continue reading

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Cheap Stays: Where are the World’s Most Popular Hostels?

  Do you opt for luxury or budget accommodation when travelling? Are you a 5 star or a five-person-dorm kind of traveller? Hostels are usually found in the most convenient of locations and increasing numbers of travellers - both young and old - are recognising … Continue reading

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Are You Looking For A Quirky Getaway?

Here at HotelsCombined HQ, we got to thinking that there must be some hotels within our database that would make for a slightly different or unique kind of holiday. While beaches and pools are lovely, maybe it’s time to break the … Continue reading

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Snapping Travel – A Photographer’s Insight

It would appear that Oded Wagenstein has the perfect job. As a travel photographer, his nomadic lifestyle combines his passion for photography with his love of travelling to exotic destinations. Through a series of intimate portraits, Oded captures the reality and … Continue reading

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You’ve Seen it on the TV – Now Would You Go?

Over the period of the 2014 World Cup, HotelsCombined has seen an 1800 per cent increase in the number of international hotel bookings in Brazil, when compared year-on-year. While this high number of bookings will not necessarily be sustained over time, … Continue reading

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