It’s not always easy to find good and cheap places to stay. And since you’re often traveling from place to place, finding that comfortable roof over your head all the time might be a bit tough. But when you finally succeed in finding the own perfect little spot where you can feel at home, it’s well worth all your troubles.
To start out, here are some general rules when choosing places to stay:
- Remember that even though the guidebooks offer long lists of hotels, everybody uses the same guidebook. Give the hotel next to the one that the guidebook mentions a chance - who knows, maybe you'll discover a new unknown small paradise on earth?
- If you're traveling during high season, it's always a good idea to book your first night or two well in advance in the next major city on your route so you don't risk not having a roof over your head, or find yourself forced to pay a price for accommodation that will blow your budget.
- If you're traveling during off-season feel free to negotiate the price - you might get some extensive discounts.
Generally speaking, you could say that the standards and prices of accommodation around the world fall into these categories: