Archive for month: August, 2010

Exclusive Hotel Discount on Albuquerque’s Boutique Hotel Andaluz

26 August, 2010 (12:19) | Recommended Digs, Southwest U.S. | By: darngooddigs

During our road trip this summer in the southwest U.S., we had the chance to spend three nights at Albuquerque’s newest boutique hotel, the fabulous Hotel Andaluz – as part of our search for the best independently owned hotels around the world for budget-minded travelers. We were living in luxury for close to $100 a […]

Prisons, Banks, and Rice Barns – Stay Somewhere Original, starting at US$20/night

17 August, 2010 (11:33) | Budget Travel, Recommended Digs | By: darngooddigs

Do you ever read those glossy travel magazines and think to yourself, ‘Oh, how I’d love to stay in a fabulous ice castle or undersea lodge – if only I had a gazillion dollars?’ Sometimes it’s fun to live vicariously through sleek photos, but we at Darn Good Digs have put together a list of […]

The Beit Rose Hotel: An Intimate Bed and Breakfast in the Old City of Damascus

13 August, 2010 (18:29) | Recommended Digs | By: darngooddigs

When Lena from Amman, Jordan stumbled upon Darn Good Digs, she noticed a gaping hole in our guide to the world’s best independently owned hotels for budget-minded travelers.  Where were all the hotels in the Middle East?  Well, thanks to Lena, we will be adding a fabulous small hotel in Damascus, Syria, the Beit Rose […]

A Taste of the Southwest in Two and a Half Weeks: Part I

3 August, 2010 (16:46) | Southwest U.S., Travel Itineraries | By: darngooddigs

Last week we returned from our two and a half week summer trip to the Southwest – and we already want to go back.  For all those skeptics who wondered why we were traveling to the desert in the middle of the summer, the weather couldn’t have been more perfect (except for a few oven-like […]

Sri Pat Guest House in Chiang Mai, Thailand

2 August, 2010 (18:27) | Recommended Digs | By: darngooddigs

After reading Arthur Frommer’s blog post about Darn Good Digs, Kathy from Ankara, Turkey decided to nominate her favorite digs in Chiang Mai, Thailand.  Kathy spent one month at the Sri Pat Guest House with her daughter, and she could not more highly recommend the Sri Pat or its friendly staff.  We just published Kathy’s […]