As a solo female, I’m always seeking interesting accommodation options that offers variety or safety considerations. Last month I discussed the potential benefits of short-term accommodation, noticing an explosion in the travel market with services such as Airbnb, 9flats or HomeAway – given a loving hand by Lara Dunston and Terence Carter of Gran Tourismo in 2010.
It seems there are benefits to swapping a hostel for an apartment. And perhaps the quest is to not only visit the places we are curious about, but to also immerse ourselves. Soak in culture until we’re shivering to the bone, fully enlightened for having the experience.
My first attempt at Roomorama, targeted for the discerning traveler was a testament of discovery. In the video, I discuss how Roomorama works and show you my room in Taipei, Taiwan:
As you saw, the type of accommodations does vary from city to city.