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5 Luxury Hotels in Kyoto and Their Cheaper, But Similar, Alternatives

Once the Japanese capital, Kyoto remains a cultural and historic hub today. Its slower pace, stunning temples, and tranquil gardens draw visitors in search of the old Japan. Much like the rest of the country, Kyoto is fairly pricey, with a slew of high-end hotels. However, there are also plenty of reasonably priced options for…

6 Luxurious Hotels in San Francisco and Their Cheaper, But Similar, Alternatives

View of Golden Gate Bridge from Alcatraz Island, San Francisco With stunning views of the Golden Gate Bridge, iconic turn-of-the-century architecture, and opulent interiors, San Francisco’s luxury hotels are worth the splurge. However, if you’re looking for something high-end, but don’t have a large budget, don’t worry, as we’ve rounded up some of the most…

The World’s Most Expensive Islands and Their Cheaper, Cooler Alternatives

If you’re anything like us, you’ve dreamt of jetting off to a far-flung island paradise, where the sand is soft and the sea sparkles as far as the eye can see. However, these idyllic destinations can be prohibitively expensive, due to their remote locations and high-end resorts. Do not despair, though, as we’ve come up…

6 Luxurious Hotels in Los Angeles and Their Cheaper, But Similar, Alternatives

Beach at Hotel Casa del Mar With trendy enclaves, celebrity-approved spots, and tourist epicenters, Los Angeles has a lot to offer. Throw in perfect weather, beautiful rooftop pools, Hollywood glamour, and stunning architecture, and you’ve got the ingredients for a memorable itinerary. However, as alluring as Los Angeles is, the city is also expensive —…

5 Luxury Hotels in Ireland and Their Cheaper, But Similar, Alternatives

A gorgeous coastline, amazing nightlife, dramatic landscapes, and first-class golfing are just a few of the things that make Ireland an incredible travel destination. The luxury hotels around the country, from Dublin to County Mayo, are worth a visit alone. However, for every traveler with a sky-high budget, there are many more looking to extract…

The Most Expensive Countries in the World and Their Cheaper, Cooler Alternatives

The saying “you get what you pay for” doesn’t always apply when it comes to traveling the globe. Sure, many bucket list destinations are worth their eye-popping price tags, but there are plenty of affordable — and arguably cooler — alternatives to these well-trodden, budget-busting destinations. Below, we listed the most expensive countries in the…

The 6 Most Luxurious Hotels in Italy and Their Cheaper (But Similar) Alternatives

Grand Hotel Villa Serbelloni, Lake Como Between its culturally rich cities, charming countryside, appealing climate, and delicious cuisine, Italy makes a strong case for being one of Europe’s top vacation destinations. And when it comes to living the high life, the country’s vast array of luxurious hotels — from lakeside resorts to historic Roman villas…

The Most Expensive Cities in Europe and Their Cheaper, Cooler Alternatives

When it comes to popular European cities, Barcelona, Paris, and Rome grab all the headlines. And while these destinations have the cultural offerings that make their wallet-busting prices worthwhile, there are plenty of cheaper and, some might say, cooler alternatives for travelers looking to spend less money. Europe’s most expensive cities certainly have their own…

5 Luxury Hotels in Costa Rica and Their Cheaper (But Similar) Alternatives

With beautiful beaches, lush rainforests, rugged volcanoes, and amazing hiking, surfing, and kayaking opportunities, Costa Rica was never going to remain a hidden vacation gem for long. A firm favorite with American tourists, the country combines unspoiled beauty and conscientious tourism. Costa Rica also has the hotel options to complement its natural landscape, with everything…

5 Luxury Hotels in Jamaica and Their Cheaper (But Similar) Alternatives

Beach at Hermosa Cove – Jamaica’s Villa Hotel Without a doubt one of the most amazing destinations in the Caribbean, Jamaica is packed with natural beauty. On top of the gorgeous beaches, lush tropical forests, dramatic clifftop hangouts, and stunning waterfalls, the country’s huge array of hotels is an equally appealing attraction. With so many…