Dresden, in Germany, is just one of the 81,000 cities covered by Airbnb.

The good, bad and ugly sides to Airbnb: purveyor of accommodation and experiences

  • The world-leading homestay site offers host interaction and the chance to see lesser-known areas in cities
  • While horror stories might have grabbed headlines, one of the most common complaints is to do with surprise pets
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Dresden, in Germany, is just one of the 81,000 cities covered by Airbnb.
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A cruise ship in Grand Turk, Turks and Caicos Islands. Photo: Alamy

The good, bad and ugly sides to Caribbean cruises: excellent island-hopping, but what about the waste?

  • Packed itineraries mean you don’t have to unpack, and you can wake up in a new destination every morning
  • Locals rarely benefit from the swarms of tourists visiting their hometowns
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A cruise ship in Grand Turk, Turks and Caicos Islands. Photo: Alamy
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