Wednesday, September 29, 2021

First Time Traveling: Different Options to Explore

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You may be looking for your first-time traveling experience. Whether you're a family of four (or more) or someone traveling solo, there are many different types of accommodation to explore. Here are other options available and what they offer to make an informed decision on where to stay during your trip.


This refers to accommodation that is part of a large building or complex. They usually offer more amenities and facilities than just travel accommodation, such as an indoor pool and gymnasiums.

The condominium option may be best suited if you are traveling with family members or friends where everyone can have their room but still share living spaces like kitchens and lounges. One of the advantages of staying in a condominium is that it can be close to amenities and public transport.

Opting for a condominium may mean spending more money. Still, there will also be shared costs such as electricity and water with other residents staying in the same building.


Hotels are one of the most commonly chosen accommodation options for first-time travelers. This is because hotel rooms are usually immaculate and have amenities such as laundry service and room service. In addition, downtown Aspen hotel provides an overall sense of comfort that can be hard to find in other types of accommodations.


This refers to people's homes available for rent using the company website. This way, you get the chance to experience what it is like living in a specific place or community. This can be beneficial, especially if you are traveling with family members since your children will learn about different lifestyles and practices while staying at these places of accommodation.

This accommodation option has many advantages. For one, the money you spend on renting a place will be relatively lower compared to what you have to pay for other types of accommodation. In addition, it can provide some sense of security and familiarity because obviously, these are homes that people live in, so they would know how to take care of themselves and their belongings better than those who do not reside there.


A resort refers to a self-contained resort that is typically located on a beach or around a lake. These offer the comforts of home with luxurious amenities and recreational facilities, usually at higher prices than other accommodation options

Staying in a resort during your travels is an excellent option as it provides a good mix of privacy and amenities.

The cost is typically higher than most other accommodation options listed here, so it may not work for everyone's budget and may need you to remain flexible for other options. In addition, because resorts are located in secluded areas away from the downtown area, they tend to have limited or no access to public transportation systems such as buses or trains without having a car rental booked at an additional expense.

Wood Cabin 

This is an excellent option for you if you love nature and want to enjoy the comfort of staying in your cabin. These cabins are often located near popular hiking trails, lakes, or beaches. They are also an excellent option if you love to cook and crave the comfort of your kitchen.

A Motel 

Motels are usually located near highways and are great for traveling purposes. In addition, they are generally clean and affordable.

They are an excellent option for those who want to avoid the steep prices of hotels but still have access to many amenities. However, the rooms can sometimes be small, so it's best if you only use them as a place to sleep in at night or rest during a long road trip.

People's Homes

This is another option that is gaining a lot of popularity these days. When you opt for people's homes, it means that you get to stay in someone's house while they are away on holiday or business trips and rent out their space.

It is a good idea to look into the review section of the people's homes you are considering. That way, it will be easier for you to decide and other information like extra fees or any damage deposit that may need to be paid before moving in.


Hostels are one of the most affordable choices for solo travelers and budget travellers who want to stay in shared accommodation. This option is also suitable for those with limited budgets because you can share rooms with others and split expenses. In addition, it's not too expensive compared to hotels which may be more suitable for couples or families traveling together.


In conclusion, there are many different accommodation options to explore when you're traveling alone. However, if you want a more affordable option, hostels may be the best choice for solo travelers on a budget.


  1. Great list. We have so far ventures out and used an Airbnb instead of a hotel and it was wondereful. Such a good experience.

  2. I didn't know you could rent a condo for a holiday.

  3. Those are all great accommodation options when traveling. Growing up, we didn't have any money for hotels, we always stayed at family or friend's homes.

  4. We used to go to hotels a lot, but now I almost exclusively look for condos or homes to rent. When traveling as a family, it makes things so much easier if my boys have a room to sleep in and my husband and I have a room to sleep in. It also saves us a lot of money to have a kitchen instead of eating out everywhere.

  5. I have tried Airbnb a couple of times already and I think I prefer it than hotels. Often I encounter fellow travellers and I enjoy having convos with them

  6. These are all amazing! But I would love to try the wood cabin, it sounds relaxing there.

  7. Looking for building structures in other cities is fun while going for a walk around the area.

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  8. I tried a lot of other options. Also tried Airbnb and couchsurfing! It's fun to meet new people during holidays!

  9. Great ideas and options aside from the average hotel!

  10. These are such wonderful staying options for solo travelers! Renting homes is so much fun I think.

  11. This is a useful list of ideas. We are familiar with travel, and it is nice to look at it from the approach of someone who doesn't have experience. We do love rentals and condos because they have been so cost effective.

  12. There are so many options to choose from when traveling! This is a great list, and I've stayed in different types of accommodations depending on the location and cost nevertheless.

  13. There are so many accommodation options to choose from depending on our budget. For my family, we love staying in hotels as well as Airbnbs.

  14. I personally love Air BnB's! We first tried them when we went to Poland in 2019 and it was wonderful. That or a villa.

  15. We usually do hotels or Airbnb. I would like to go to a resort though some day. Hostels though, I would probably not be comfortable in. For some reason the thought has always scared me LOL.


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