Minimal Space, Maximum Comfort: The Best Smallest Hotels in the World

Most people believe that “bigger is better” and this can often ring true when it comes to the best hotel rooms. Still, is so much space needed while travelling? Whether you are on business or a holiday, most people don’t spend all that much time in their hotel room while away.

Size doesn’t always matter when it comes to hotel rooms. Sometimes ambience, experience, some comfort, simple amenities, and just a bed are all you need. Plus, you’ll have a great story after you stay at one of these tiny vacation rentals.

10. Abu Ali’s VW Beetle

Raise your hand if you’ve ever slept in the back of your car for a night? Then you might be a traveler interested in checking out Abu Ali’s VW Beetle hotel!

Opened in 2011, the car was converted into a hotel room and sits along the roadside of Al Jaya, a village in the Jordanian desert. The VW Beetle hotel can only accommodate two guests per stay and costs 40 Jordanian Dinars (approximately $56 USD). Still, guests are not only given a good night’s sleep under the stars of the desert, owner Abu Ali offers tea, coffee, and Jordanian snacks to all who stay at the Beetle hotel.

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A Guide to Glamping

If you’re one of those people who like the idea of being outdoorsy but can’t bear the thought of leaving behind your comfy mattress, tastefully decorated surroundings, and indoor plumbing, then “glamping” might be for you. Glamping is all about combining the fun of camping with the conveniences of home and the hip ambiance of your favorite Instagram celebrity's feed. If you’re eager to try glamping, here’s everything you need to know before you start planning your own relaxing, fun and oh so stylish night under the stars.

8 Essential TSA Tips for Summer Travel

Summer is the perfect time of year to get out there and travel — whether it's within this great country of ours or to an exotic foreign locale and everybody seems to be doing it — unfortunately this means packed airports and long security lines. In fact this year, the TSA (Transportation Security Administration) estimates that they will be even busier than usual and expect to see more than 243 million passengers and crew pass through security between Memorial Day and Labour Day.

The World in Chips

Even if you’re an adventurous eater, chances are you tend to stick to your old favorites when it comes to snack food. Everyone loves curling up on the couch with a brew, or a can of soda, and a huge bag of potato chips. Proven favorites like sour cream and onion, salt and vinegar, and barbecue are some of the most popular in the United States, but have you ever thought about what kind of chips people on the other side of the world are tucking into?