October 5, 2011

travel tips

9flats top tips: October festivals in Budapest and Italy

Here we go! This is the first of 9 posts to give you inspiration for your holidays in the next 9 months. Europe is such an interesting melting pot, filled with examples of such unique and diverse cultures, that it would be a real pity not to travel around and experience as many of them […]

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September 23, 2011

9flats introduces

We met Dave Brown from Etsy

We hosted a lot of interesting people in our flats during Social Media Week, Berlin. One of them was Dave Brown from handmade empire Etsy, who came all the way from New York to moderate the panel during the week. He told us he loved staying in his cosy 9flat. You can see the full […]

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September 22, 2011

9flats introduces

9flats chats with Matt LeMay from Bit.ly

Our latest business traveller, Matt LeMay from Bit.ly in New York, guest of Social Media Week, stayed in one of our most gorgeous Berlin apartments. We chat with him about his first experience with 9flats.

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September 1, 2011

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2012 London Olympics in 3D

Are you travelling to London for the Olympics? We hope if you are that you will stay in a 9flats apartment.   Luxury Olympic Accommodation                    Stunning Apartment Near Olympics   Some lucky people will get to see the sporting events in reality, the rest of us will […]

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August 23, 2011

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London Fashion Week

London Fashion Week is “is one of the highest profile fashion events in the world and one of the ‘big four’ international catwalk influencers.” Fashion trends, colours, fabrics are all planned months ahead, so London Fashion Week in September will put on show Spring and Summer collections for 2012. London will be packed with fashion […]

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August 16, 2011

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Oz’s London Accommodation

When I went to the host meet-up in London last month I had the pleasure of meeting Oz and having a chat with him and he kindly agreed to do a video about his 9flats.com accommodation in Streatham High Road, South London. As you can see from the video above, Oz is passionate about the […]

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August 15, 2011

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Michelangelo, Medici and Merlot: Holiday in Tuscany

Culture and relaxation go exceptionally well together in the Central Italian region of Tuscany, take a daytrip for instance to visit a city with such rich art offerings as Florence, then spend the evening relaxing in a holiday home in the rural region. Maria Luisa worked for years as a teacher before hanging up her […]

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August 10, 2011

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Edinburgh Festival – show reviews

For those of you who have been following this blog, you will have read my article about the Edinburgh Festival. On Sunday I went through for the day to see some shows. Here are the best parts of what I saw. The Royal Mile (famous road that goes from Holyrood Palace to Edinburgh Castle) is […]

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August 9, 2011

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9flats around the world

You may have noticed the wide variety of European apartments on 9flats.com, but have you spotted the listings from around the world that are beginning to appear? Keep an eye on your favourite destinations and watch as more hosts discover 9flats and list their accommodation in exotic destinations. To show some examples, here are three properties […]

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August 8, 2011

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Eternal sunshine in the Eternal City

Having gone without a good holiday for over 2 years, Rome was one of my top must visit destinations for my long overdue summer break. It’s a city I absolutely adore and my main ambition was to FINALLY visit the Sistine Chapel on my third attempt. But given that it was my third visit to […]

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July 29, 2011

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Travel Scout Madrid

I started my journey from Berlin Schönefeld as a 9flats scout. Upon arrival in the airport I met with my friendly colleagues and at 16.45 we flew with Easyjet to the capital of Spain, Madrid. My first goal was Cea Bermúdez. When I arrived at my new home, I was cordially received me cordially and shown around. […]

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July 22, 2011

9flats on tour

Staying in London for the 9flats Host Meet-Up

Some of the 9flats team went to London on Wednesday for one of our regular host meet-up events. In case you don’t know what they are, these meet-ups are small events allowing us to meet hosts in person and for hosts to meet other hosts to ask questions and share information. And of course, let […]

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July 14, 2011

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9 Unique Choices of Accommodation

Would you like to experience a Native Indian tradition and stay overnight in a teepee? Or wake up tomorrow in a grand, luxurious (and affordable) apartment? To make your holiday an unforgettable experience, 9flats has 9 choices of unique accommodation to show you! Is sitting around the campfire with friends one of your favorite things […]

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July 14, 2011

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9 London Properties

With a rich and ancient history, multi-cultural population and numerous events, bars, clubs and resturaunts to choose from, London will always remain a must-see destination for visitors at any time of the year. Below is a selection of nine 9flats London properties. A vibrant and lively upcoming event in London is the Notting Hill Carnival. […]

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July 12, 2011

Travel tips

Edinburgh Festival

Today’s blog post is by Andrew Jamieson who works as a 9flats scout in Scotland. Scouts are our eyes and ears on the ground and provide services such as taking photos of your apartment and checking that it matches your description. Scout-approved accommodation get the green thumbs up and rank higher in our pages. My […]

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July 6, 2011

Accommodation

Summer, sun, sea

Your accommodation is only a couple of minutes away from the beach. And your hosts know exactly where the undisturbed swimming spots are, or where to find the next beach party. And that’s not all. There’s more – with us in fact. We present for you, three amazing overnight possibilities nearby the beach and with […]

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July 5, 2011

9flats introduces

9flats Host Maruska

Today we’d like to tell you about Maruska, a 9flats.com host who has a Berlin apartment listed with us. She describes 9flats as ‘cool’, and we’d like to return the same compliment to her! With her superb taste when it comes to interior design and her welcoming personality, you couldn’t wish for anything more from […]

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July 1, 2011

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Beautiful Forest View, Belgium

Today’s blog post is by guest blogger Christianne B, a 9flats host who has an apartment in Belgium and another in Portugal. Here is what Christianne has to say about her property Forestview and what you can do in the area: My husband and myself, both Dutch, decided 10 years ago to set up our […]

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June 24, 2011

9flats introduces

19 Flats 19 Cities – Jamie’s Adventure so far

We talked about Jamie Dunn in a previous blog post – At the age of 19, Jamie is attempting to travel to 19 cities in 19 days and 9flats are supporting him in this endeavour. Here’s how he’s been getting on… On the 19th of June he travelled to Lisbon  and held a workshop for student […]

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June 9, 2011

Travel tips

Meet David and rent his beautiful family house in Italy!

Let me introduce myself, I’m David. My sisters and I have access to a beautiful family owned property near Imperia in a village called Moltedo in Italy. If you want to get to know Liguria not as a tourist but as a local you should not hesitate for a second. It’s a small place, not […]

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