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CoFounder of the original UHOTW site and friend of Simon and Sid, Steve has helped companies 'sell more stuff' as ... Read More

Mustafa Gorgun

Photographer, musician, editor, business developer, analyst, webmaster, management consultant, guerilla marketing ... Read More


Our man on the Algarve Russell provides down to earth reporting of events activities and unusual happenings in Portugal ... Read More

Timo Kiippa

Finland has gained a reputation for providing the world with some crazy fun loving people and our man in the Scandinavia ... Read More

Sam Stoyan

An eco warrior at heart Sam loves to stay somewhere that's green... with a bit of sparkle of course! Dedicated to ... Read More


CoFounder of the original UHOTW guide, Simon has 20 years experience of the meeting, incentive, conference and events ... Read More

Mike Dingle

Having commuted for nearly 10 years along the West Coast rail mainline between Paddington and Penzance, Mike has finally... Read More


After living in the UK, Mexico and the USA, Andrea settled in her native Germany - yet is still a restless tourist. ... Read More

Geraldine Pucken

GeraldineP brings a host of media expertise to Unique and Unusual properties. Including managing media relations for... Read More

Douglas Grant

DouglasG helps hotel owners to assess, buy, build or manage profitably (ie all aspects of business development) their ... Read More

Water Baby

Water Baby has decades of travel experience on land, air and of course water. A founding contributor to a number of... Read More

Mitzy Applegate

MitzyA is an avid traveler and collector of unusual hotel and restaurant experiences. When at home she spends her ... Read More

Sharla Ault

American-born Princess Roxy arrived in Europe in the 1980’s with a love of Italy and two suitcases. Today she juggles ... Read More

Colin D

Colin is an Englishman abroad, living as a professional photographer in Northern Italy about an hour from Venice. ... Read More


Tootsie choose her current global marketing, events and hospitality role for 2 reasons: 1) the amount of travel involved ... Read More


Grégory grew up in the "Midi", the south of France. He developed his love for travel during his studies after a year ... Read More

Mandy G

Mandy is a self-confessed travel addict! She loves the research side of planning a trip, and loves destinations that ... Read More

Daniel Gibney

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John Willison

JohnW was born into travel and brought up between Scotland, London and AbuDhabi...... Read More

Vivienne Willison

Having lived in the Middle East for many years and toured the globe managing sales strategies for major hotel chains, ... Read More


Breeze flew before she could walk, with her first transatlantic trip under her belt ( diaper? ) at just four months! ... Read More


After finishing her business studies course Núria decided to spend a year in Germany to discover living somewhere ... Read More


Born in a town in northern Italy famous for its excellent DOCG red wine, Ginna appreciates good wine - especially ... Read More


Bow Dream Hannah Hannah's passion for travel begun at a young age with family trips to America, Africa,... Read More


The GoUnusual network are a team of expert bloggers, journalists, media and hotel enthusiasts. They share local knowledge ... Read More


Derek Blyth is a writer and journalist who has lived in Brussels for more than 24 years. Formerly editor of the Brussels ... Read More

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Vincent Ross

Past President Australian Society of Travel WritersVincent Ross has been a journalist for more than 30 years, working in newspapers and public relations, and ... Read More

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With Laxmi Maisnam, Sid leads of the technical team that brought UHOTW to life online. Travelling widely to develop business opportunities for his team of 40 designers, application ... Read More

Lindsey Collett

Lindsey has lived overseas for nearly 20 years, first in Singapore and then Kuala Lumpur with a 4 year stint in Dubai. She loves to travel and is off somewhere every few months... Read More


Rashmi has been running her own travel company for 22 years and is passionate about travel down to the last detail. Tailor-making holidays is her forte. New destinations, ... Read More


After 26 years of living other peoples dream by running their companies for them Pradeep has decided to chase his own dream - travel. Having been a marketing professional ... Read More

Holly Smale

A dedicated wanderer and Shakespeare enthusiast, Holly has worked in the media and PR for the last six years: writing, brainstorming and spreading the good word of glamorous ... Read More

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Esteban Zarante

This tourism devoted soul madly in love with Chile and all things South America reports from his own Unusual Hotel. He is happy to provide tips hints ... Read More

Erick Prillwitz

Born in Buenos Aires Erick, like most of his compatriots, is of a mixed European background - that sort of melange of German, Swiss, Spanish and Italian. ... Read More

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AndreaR is a writer, editor and broadcaster who specializes in food, travel, entertainment, culture, and beauty for leading global...... Read More
Born and raised in the American Midwest, Charlotte has been fascinated with exotic and far and away places ever since she was old enough to look at a map. Since... Read More
Clare Evans
UK born Clare has adapted fantastically to her home of the USA, bringing success by sharing her passion for hospitality and winning many coveted awards and coverage... Read More
Carl Hildebrand
Carl Hildebrand hails and hulas from Honolulu, Hawaii. Early on he was inspired by the Polynesian exploration stories of sailing great distances in their double-hulled ... Read More