What happens when you stay with strangers in a strange land? Read on to find out more…
I left Morocco again, flew intoMadrid before heading to Frankfurt, Germany then to Dublin. From Dublin, I flew to Canada where I hitched across the country with about $2, found work in the USA, flew back to Dublin, then went to Belgium and from there back to Morocco.
In 2008, I left Hawaii and took a train across the USA from Portland to New York City. Along the way, I stopped and explored.
Unlike hostals, hotels, and hospedajes, a homestay is often a rented room in a private home.
We needed to go to Casablanca, Morocco and it occurred to me that this was a great time to give Roomorama a family field test.
Our first hosts, Alp and Serap were the only one’s that actually came through though so we ended up booking an additional nine nights of hotel accommodations and didn’t know it would happen until we arrived. Not ideal.
I’m a big fan of Canada already, for years I’ve listed Vancouver, B.C. as my favorite city in the world. I may have to change that, Quebec City is jockeying for position.