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 4, 2011

travel tips

Travel Tips – travelling with children

What to pack for a holiday is surely one of the most difficult things about going on a journey. You pack too much or too little or the wrong things. If you add kids into the equation it becomes even more difficult to remember to bring everything you might need. First thing to do is […]

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July 1, 2011

travel tips

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 28, 2011

Travel tips

Zeche Carl

Travel writer Christine Neder occasionally writes some blog posts for us about her travels. Here is the English version of her trip to Essen in Germany. My host, Gert, offers not only food in his apartment, but is also committed to culture. Occasionally on Sundays, he offers tours through Zeche Carl. Luckily for me, I […]

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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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June 7, 2011

9 flats outing

Work trip to Prague!

I was recently fortunate to make my maiden trip to Prague for a short 24-hour work trip. Unfortunately my work duties left me with only a few precious hours to see the city before having to rush back to the airport and my flight home. What to do? A major part of the solution – […]

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June 1, 2011

travel tips

Basel – Swiss chocolate paradise

As the weather, my stay in Basel could not have been better. It was the first summery day of the year so my first instinct was to get rid of my jacket and head straight to the ice cream shop. Basel is a beautiful city and I felt I stepped in another world all day. […]

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May 30, 2011

travel tips

Salzburg – Palaces and Mozart balls!

When I wake up in the morning I usually scream; not out of frustration but more so cause I love my job. YES! I am a professional apartment tester for 9flats.com! I was recently sent on a mission to Salzburg and could not hold the excitement. I had the chance to stay in a beautiful […]

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May 26, 2011

travel tips

Tenerife

  Moving on from the Balearic Islands now, 9flats has decided to stay in Spain for a little longer and look at another popular destination, the Canary Islands in the Atlantic Ocean, and begin with Tenerife, the most populated island of Spain. One of the island’s most interesting aspects is that its location and climate […]

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May 25, 2011

travel tips

Mallorca!

Mallorca is by far the largest island in the Baleares archipelago and has a population of over 860,000 people, but almost half the people are living on the island capital, Palma. Mallorca has always attracted Germans and British tourists and has often been associated to a mass tourism resort, however, the fact is that the […]

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May 24, 2011

Travel tips

Have a bloomin’ good time in Chelsea

For all you green fingered folk, not that you needed to be reminded, but today is the first day of the RHS Chelsea Flower Show, the most prestigious gardening event in the world. Taking place in the grounds of the Royal Hospital in Chelsea, London, the 2011 event will be open to the public from […]

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May 23, 2011

travel tips

Menorca

Today we continue our trip throughout the most beautiful Spanish resorts with Menorca, ideal for those seeking tranquility, but also for those who enjoy nature and sports. The two main towns of Menorca are the present capital, Mahon, and the former capital, Ciutadella. To oversimplify, we could say that Mahon is a modern and commercial […]

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May 20, 2011

travel tips

Roland Garros tennis fever

Get ready for more than 15 days of tennis fever and tourism around the “Porte d’Auteuil”. Once in the possession of tickets to the tournament, the next step but not the least, is to get a place to stay. Roland Garros is right in the middle of the parisian golden triangle Auteuil – Neuilly – Passy, […]

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May 18, 2011

Travel tips

Ibiza – Ibiza!

You just have to step out to realize that summer is just around the corner (or not). It’s time to go buy yourself swim gear, start dieting and most importantly think about where will you go on holidays this year. 9flats.com is here to help you, so in the coming weeks we are going to […]

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May 16, 2011

Travel tips

Off to the Baltic sea!

Before taking off for a weekend spin to the Baltic Sea, all I packed was my bikini and a friend. I’ve only been there once, but I knew I would be back at some point. Boundless fields, dunes, the sea, a fresh breeze and a beach that you can walk on with your bare feet […]

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May 13, 2011

Travel tips

Holiday like a celebrity! Roma with Davide Ricci

If there’s one thing we know about celebrities it’s that they like to holiday, a lot. Magazines are constantly jam-packed with photos of stars in the most luxurious destinations, indulging in the most magnificent accommodations. With price tags for hotel rooms costing thousands per night, it’s not often that the average person gets to live […]

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May 12, 2011

Hello Europe! It’s Eurovision time

Yes folks it’s that time of year again. Put on your sparkliest outfit, dust down the vocal chords and make your way to Düsseldorf for Europe’s big annual family reunion – the Eurovision Song Contest, the city is set to be overrun with thousands of Eurovision fanatics who have traveled from all across the continent […]

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May 2, 2011

accommodation

Check out our London pad in trendy Camden!

Here at 9flats, we are all about “travelling smart & local” – helping our visitors to find the best accommodations in the best locations around Europe and the World. We believe that travel should based on local experiences and not only following tourist trails; this is why we carefully select accommodations from hosts that will […]

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