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5 Traditional London Pubs Worth a Visit | RatesToTravel

The scene at The George Inn. Photo: CPS When living abroad one of the things I missed most about London was the comfort and coziness of a traditional pub (especially the Sunday roast!). Spain has its tapas bars and Germany has its breweries. Brazil has its botecos and Morocco has its tea shops. But what […]

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Top 25 free things to do in Paris | RatesToTravel

You really don’t have to spend much money at all to enjoy Paris. Sure, food and a hotel will require a bit of an investment, but if you play your cards right, you can soak up the best Paris has to offer without dropping an extra euro. That’s because there are hundreds of free things […]


Budget travel guide to Bremen, Germany | RatesToTravel

A view of old city in Bremen from St. Petri Dom church tower. Photo: Micha One of Germany’s 38 UNESCO World Heritage sites, Bremen is a handsome city filled with impressive architecture, a spectacular old town, playful public art, Brother Grimm folklore and plenty of budget attractions along the way. Best of all, it is […]

Cheap hotels near Broadway theaters

Cheap hotels near Broadway theaters | RatesToTravel

The bright lights of Times Square! Photo: Kevin P Still trying to score an affordable ticket to Hamilton? So are we! While we can’t guarantee a cheap seat to Lin-Manuel Miranda’s blockbuster show (although these tips can help), we can certainly help you find cheap hotels near Broadway theaters in New York City. We’ve come […]

Where to Stay in San Diego: Best Areas & Hotels from $90

Where to Stay in San Diego: Best Areas & Hotels from $90 | RatesToTravel

San Diego is one of California’s most beloved coastal gems, known for its year-round sunshine, beautiful beaches and family-friendly attractions. However, if you dig a little deeper into “America’s Finest City”, you’ll discover a burgeoning craft beer scene, buzzing nightlife and plenty of outdoor adventures. With over 400 million annual visitors to HotelsCombined, we’ve tracked […]

Carnival 2020: The World's Best Places to Celebrate

Carnival 2020: The World’s Best Places to Celebrate | RatesToTravel

Carnival is a world-renowned festival that traditionally takes place just before Lent and features colourful parades, elaborate costumes and lively music. Countries have incorporated their own unique traditions, making the experience different depending on where you celebrate. From over-the-top costumes in Brazil to festive parties in Spain, these places truly know how to celebrate Carnival. […]

Top Winter Attractions in Toronto & Hotels from $77

Top Winter Attractions in Toronto & Hotels from $77 | RatesToTravel

One of the world’s most culturally diverse cities, Toronto is an exciting, albeit chilly, winter destination. Grab your snow boots and thermal layers and enjoy the city’s festive activities, from ice skating and Christmas markets to the Winterlicious food festival. Active travellers can hit the nearby ski slopes, while culture vultures can explore art galleries […]