The Grange guest house, in the English Midlands. Photo: www.hotels.com

Eight ways hidden costs affect a guest house’s bottom line – and the prices they charge you

  • Guests often overlook the day-to-day expenses involved in hospitality, from cleaners and maintenance to laundry and licences
  • Accommodation booking sites, seen as a necessity, also siphon profit away from proprietors
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The Grange guest house, in the English Midlands. Photo: www.hotels.com
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The Jemaa el-Fna Square, in Marrakech, Morocco. Photo: Alamy

From yoga to the Mediterranean diet, eight places to sample the ‘intangible cultural heritage’ Unesco celebrates

  • The wonders of our world are not always monumental or geological, as fans of Singapore’s hawker food or Hong Kong milk tea can attest
  • For an esoteric global journey, visit these places to sample some unique products and practices
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The Jemaa el-Fna Square, in Marrakech, Morocco. Photo: Alamy
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