Thursday, March 5, 2009

Spring Break is Back!

The New York Times is reporting that resorts are wooing students to drum up more business. In a good economy, the spring break crowd has been increasingly considered more trouble than they are worth. Panama Beach City, FL, is going to be hosting MTV once again in a week of drunken reality shows and inane hilarity.

Students can get some good deals by sharing rooms through STA Travel, a popular student travel network. For non-spring breakers, I recently saw a deal from Jetblue offering what I believe was $69 flights from Boston to Cancun (courtesy of Travel Zoo). That was very tempting in this sub-20 degree weather.

Sunday, March 1, 2009

Czech Inn: Hostel Web Cam

While many hostels have pictures of their accomodations on their website, the CZECH INN Hostel (curious name) has a link to a web cam right on their home page. While the video isn't great, it does give you a warm, fuzzy feeling of seeing the hostel live. The web cam page refreshes the video every few seconds to give a live streaming view of the hostel. Located in Prague, it has some pretty good ratings on