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HouseTrip.com – Another Accommodation Option For City Breaks

Posted on March 1st, by Peter Parkorr in Britain, London, Roaming Resources. No Comments

Planning a weekend city break or looking for cheap places to stay near central London?
Everyone seems to think of AirBnB, but lots of other accommodation booking sites go under the radar. An alternative for the next time you book accommodation is the site Housetrip. With a similar format to AirBnB, owners and agents list properties on the site for you to get in touch and rent out their place.…


Fish-eyed Views of London from a West End apartment

Posted on January 23rd, by Peter Parkorr in Britain, London, Roaming Resources. No Comments

Last November I popped down to London from the North, to attend WTM 2013 at the ExCeL. With lots of work to do before and during the trade show, and evening events filling up the rest of the time, I was in no mood for a shared dorm… in a hostel. I teamed up with a few friends and bloggers to share a City Marque apartment in central London and managed to capture a few London landscape photos with my new fish-eye lens.


Where should you travel in April? The Ultimate Year-Round Travel Guide

Posted on October 28th, by Peter Parkorr in Everywhere, Roaming Resources. 6 comments

If you could travel in one month of the year forever more, which month would you pick? My first thoughts jumped to April, when I was asked to take part in The Ultimate Year-Round Travel Guide… for the British Airways ‘High Life’ blog. In this collaborative series, twelve top bloggers will each talk about travel for a specific month of the year.


Emphasis on Experience: Studying Italian in Rome

Posted on August 5th, by Peter Parkorr in Italy, Roaming Resources. 6 comments

Earlier this year I spent a month studying Italian in Rome, taking two weeks of lessons at an Italian language school. I made some great progress there and in Sicily afterwards, gabbing away in my patchy Italian whenever I had an excuse.
Whether you prefer to learn the language before you visit a place or you don’t mind jumping into the deep end, here’s why I think you should learn Italian in Italy…, and Rome in particular.


Talking Travel Photography Live on Google Plus

Posted on July 24th, by Peter Parkorr in Everywhere, Roaming Resources. 6 comments

Recently, a few travel bloggers and I made a Youtube video full of great travel photography tips for beginners. Using Google Plus, we recorded a live streaming ‘Hangout On Air’ on the subject of travel photography; what camera to buy, what camera equipment is best for backpacking, and how to take the best photos in different situations.
In this episode of Room For Travel…, your hosts are Alexander Koval from Out-n-About.de, Ash Clark from TheMostAlive.com, Flavio Alagia from NonSoloTuristi.it, and myself  - Peter Parkorr, from Travel Unmasked.