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5 New Year’s Eve travel tips

Every year, it’s the same old story. You say, this New Year’s Eve we’ll do something different, organise it earlier… but, as usual, time slips away and suddenly its already December. By which time it’s too late to plan anything. So, you decide either to book something completely overpriced, or stay at home and spend […]

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Shoot your own host video

So you want to show more of your place and its surroundings so you can attract more bookings? Then I’d recommend you make a video. Almost every digital camera or mobile phone now has a video camera function so you can shoot your very own homemade host video! 1. How do you film yourself? Most […]

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Matt the blogger

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Travelblogger Matt in Berlin with 9flats

Travelblogger Matt, better known through his website www.nomadicmatt.com, stayed with 9flats in Berlin. As one of the world’s leading travel bloggers, he’s obviously stayed in a wide range of places and has collected quite a few experiences so we were happy to hear that he enjoyed the 9flats approach to travelling. Watch the video to […]

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Queen's day

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9flats top tips: Spring – Queen’s Day in the Netherlands

As the best-selling American author Greg Anderson correctly pointed out, “Too often we are so preoccupied with the destination, we forget the journey”. We forget that on the way to that long awaited beach holiday there’s far from few other events we really shouldn’t be less excited about. Holland: Queen’s day In this week’s Top […]

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9flats top tips: March festivals in Spain

Here is a post for those of you who live where the winter weather has already begun will most certainly enjoy reading. This week our 9flats Top Tip is dedicated to the month of March and will accompany you to Spain. Beautiful, hot, sunny Spain. As early as March, municipalities in a number of Spanish […]

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Valentine's Paris

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9flats top tips: February – Valentine’s in Paris

Despite the onset of very frosty temperatures, Berlin is currently a wonderfully bright, colourful and romantic place. The Festival of Lights is going on for another week, giving us another chance to walk around the center with our friends and loved ones, wrapped up warmly in layers of wool and marvel at the kaleidoscopic light […]

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Beautiful 9flat house in Vendelsö, Sweden, located right by the lake with a motor boat and canoe at the dock included in the rent price.

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9flats top tips: January in Sweden

There is a truly beautiful event taking place in January, a miracle of nature, which regretfully not many people remember: The Northern Lights. This breathtaking spectacle is nothing more than the result of electrons colliding with the air particles but the flashes and streaks of color it produces in the cold Nordic winter sky will […]

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Kelly

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Kelly from Belgium tells us about her stay

Kelly came from Belgium to volunteer at the Social Media Week in Berlin.  Instead of booking a room in a hotel, she chose to stay in one of our clean, modern and usefully central 9flats. When we met Kelly she told us how much she enjoyed the flexibility of being able to come and go […]

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Enjoy a spectacular view of the Bosphorus from this cosy apartment's terrace

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9flats top tips: December – best New Year’s party

We all know what happens in December. It’s that month in the year where we fret to make our last deadlines before embarking on a well deserved and often too short Christmas break, where we then spend countless hours indulging in Christmas cookies, mulled wine and eating our way through what seems like one long […]

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Oktoberfest video

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9flats host Susi interview at the Oktoberfest

At the Oktoberfest in Munich we met up with our wonderful host Susi, who talked to us about her involvement with 9flats. She joined our Travolution almost a year ago so that her city center flats didn’t have to stay empty while she was at her countryside house. Until now she has had many great […]

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Benjamin Scheim

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Benjamin Scheim, VP at Crowdcentric in New York, reveals his first impressions of 9flats

Even Benjamin Scheim, Vice President of Crowdcentric and Global Director of the Social Media Week, chose to stay with 9flats during his two day stop-over here in Berlin for the Berlin Social Media Week. He told us he travels frequently for his job but hasn’t warmed to hotels yet. Listen to how he found out […]

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Sinterklaas

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9flats top tips: November festivals in Germany and the Netherlands

And we’re back. Today, as promised, we’ll be sharing our European top tips for November with you. By this time of the year, temperatures will definitely have dropped a few degrees, our warm and woolly winter clothes will no longer be waiting in the back of our closets and the idea of staying in for […]

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Budapest festival

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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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9flats in Norway

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9flats celebrating the Oktoberfest in Norway

In occasion of the Oktoberfest in Munich, this weekend 9flats sponsored a fun night in a bar in Norway called Wave. We organized a series of fun pub-quizzes and gave away exciting 9flats goodies, which amongst others included discout travel vouchers, exclusive 9flats towels, bags and pins.  The location was full and the mood was […]

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Holstee

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We chat with David from New York, 9flats guest in Berlin

9flats chats with David Radparvar from New York, Co-founder and Designer at Holstee, a sustainably focused lifestyle brand. He speaks about his experiences as a 9flats.com guest in one of our most popular apartments in Berlin.

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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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Matt lemay

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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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And another winner is…

Paolo Bernagozzi just won our photo tagging competition on facebook. The prize is a trip to the fashion mecca of Britain: London! The fashion week might be over, but we assure our italian friend Paolo that he will have a great time anyway, with all amusements that only London can offer. He will fly to […]

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The lucky 9flats winner

Aleksandra was our lucky winner of the Berlin festival competition. By getting the most likes on our 9flats Facebook Wall she managed to win two Berlin Festival VIP-Tickets and a 2-night-stay at one of our fabulous 9flats apartments.

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I travel with 9flats because…

We are still cooling down after a fantastic weekend with Berlin Festival, and not to mention, you lovely guys. Our contest “I travel with 9flats because…” turned out great, especially for Olka, who won 2 VIP-tickets and stayed at one of our apartments (pictured below) in Berlin. We had many contributions that made us both laugh […]

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