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8 Ways Men and Women Are Totally Different When It Comes to Travel

Men are from Mars, women are from Venus. We’ve all heard it before and, honestly, we’ve all probably experienced the resulting differences as well. Sure, they’re really not as drastic as some may like to think, but plenty of research shows that the vast majority of men compared to the vast majority of women do…

Here’s What Happens When You Dare to Stay in a Haunted Hotel…

Through the peephole… We here at Oyster.com have regaled our readers with countless stories on the paranormal, including the world’s most haunted hotels, the best spots to meet famous ghosts, and spooky bars frequented by the undead — basically, if it’s haunted, we’ve probably covered it. We’ve even shared one reader’s first-hand experience at a…

10 Ways to Avoid Being the Hotel Guest No One Likes

Last week, we shared some funny, but all-too-real naughty hotel habits exposed in Expedia’s 2015 Hotel Etiquette Study. Now, pulling from the same study, we want to share some tips on how to avoid being the worst hotel guest ever. How can we appropriately advise? We snagged the 10 most annoying hotel guest behaviors as…

How Many of These Naughty Hotel Habits Are You Guilty Of?

Hey, we get it. Nobody’s perfect. And that imperfection runs particularly wild among hotel guests, which we now know thanks to the results of Expedia’s first Hotel Etiquette Study released last week. To run the study, the travel company commissioned a research agency to survey 1,022 Americans on their top travel habits and frustrations —…

9 Reasons You Really Need a Vacation

It’s all too easy to make excuses not to plan a trip — it’s too hard to be away from the office, it’s difficult to coordinate with the kids, the cost is too high. But workaholics of the world, take note: There are also costs associated with not taking a vacation. According to science and…

What Europeans Really Think of These 16 New York Things

Ever wonder what Europeans really think of New York City? Us, too. Luckily, Oyster has employees all over the world, so we asked some of our friends across the pond to react to uncaptioned photos of these 16 New York City things that define the Big Apple. Many of their takes were pretty spot on.…

I Think We Can All Agree That This Water is Blue.

No one can agree on whether this dress is blue and black or white and gold, and the Internet was destroyed last night as celebrities and regular humans alike debated the topic furiously. Whether or not you are on the side of science and team #blueandblack, I think we all can agree that the water…

Get Gone: 7 Getaways Inspired by Gone Girl

[SPOILER ALERT: The following article makes some rather pointed insinuations about the film’s plot.] If you’re anything like us, you breathlessly awaited the premier of Gone Girl, the dark psychological thriller based on Gillian Flynn’s best-selling book. Starring Ben Affleck and Rosamund Pike as that oh-so-charming couple, Nick and Amy, it hit theaters earlier this…

Oyster Q&A with Heads in Beds Author Jacob Tomsky

Jacob Tomsky is a hotel expert, but don’t ask him for advice on where to stay the night. Sure, he’s spent 10 years in hotels — but most of that time was racked up behind the front desk. He saw plenty from that vantage point, though, and in 2013, he published his laugh-out-loud memoir, Heads…

These Hotels Are Showing Their Naughty Bits

Some hotels just can’t keep their naughty parts to themselves — in fact, they flaunt them. When it comes to decor, we’ve seen everything from the strange, to the racy, to the almost pornographic on our travels. Sometimes hotels just have a style sense that’s — let’s say broad-minded? Other times, like at the Hotel…