Author Archives: Alycia Simons

Hotels with Height: The World’s Ten Best Treetop Stays

A treehouse sojourn is a memorable holiday that every avid traveller should add to their bucket list. From the steamy jungles of the Amazon to the snow-capped mountains of New Zealand, we’ve unearthed the planet’s most incredible treetop escapes:

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English Fail: The 10 Most Misspelled Destinations of 2014

Understandably, some destinations can be tricky to spell. Others… well, you would think we’d have nailed them by now! We’ve taken a look at the some of the the most common spelling mistakes travelers from English speaking countries have made when … Continue reading

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These Are The Top Places In The World To Ring In The New Year

The countdown is nearly here; soon the champagne corks will be popping and the bells will be ringing. So where will you be? Where is your destination of choice to celebrate the transition of 2014 to 2015? We’ve taken a look … Continue reading

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Doggone Spoiled: The World’s Craziest Hotel Pet Perks

People obviously really, really love their pets, with accessories and services for pawed pals raking in billions of dollars across the globe. Sometimes, the sheer indulgence that these furry friends receive boggles the mind – most humans don’t even have … Continue reading

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10 Travel Hacks You Need These Holidays

Christmas is around the corner and travellers quickly jumping online to book their end of year accommodation. Last year the number of hotel bookings on HotelsCombined for the 2013 Christmas period increased 364 per cent (!)  over November and December. … Continue reading

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Five Star Luxury: Australia’s Most-Booked Hotels

Five star hotels are synonymous with exceptional service, elegant and comfortable rooms and a top notch mini-bar. It appears that Australians and travellers within Australia are becoming quite accustomed to this level of service, with the number of five star … Continue reading

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The Top Regions Of The World To Visit In 2015

Lonely Planet has just announced their 2015 Top Regions of the World. Their in-house team of staff, bloggers and authors have looked for places that offer something different to the rest of the country their surrounding country. While there are a … Continue reading

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The World’s Haunted Hotels

The 31st of October is reserved for celebrating the spookiest, scariest and the most haunting of holidays. Hello Halloween. Costumes and decorations aim to frighten, and only the very bravest check in to hotels that are known to be haunted… Are … Continue reading

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Skyscraping Indulgence in Dubai

Dubai is infamous for its sky-high and exceptionally luxurious hotels. As a city they, literally, know how to take indulgence to another level. So, where are the best places to stay when visiting? In the office at HotelsCombined, we are surrounded by … Continue reading

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US Travel: Where’s America Headed?

Intra-American travel offers more than its fair share of enviable experiences. In a nation rich in cultural and natural resources, the abundance of desirable destinations raises interesting questions of preference. Where are Americans in each state traveling most? Which state’s … Continue reading

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