About Paul Carr

PAUL CARR lives permanently in hotels around the world, writing books about himself. His latest book, The Upgrade: A Cautionary Tale of a Life Without Reservations, tells the painfully true story of how Paul came to live in hotels, and how the adventures which followed almost killed him. http://www.paulcarr.com

By Somewhat Popular Demand: My Hotel Bucket List

Last week on these pages, I mentioned that I’d managed to cross the Huntington in San Francisco off my hotel bucket list. This prompted some… [Read More]


The Five Best Hotels For Permanent Hotel Dwellers

For just $130 on Jetsetter, a night at the Villa Olmi resort near Florence can be yours. Midweek, you can check-in to the two-story Lanai… [Read More]


Virgin America First Class: Come Fly The Affordable Luxury Skies

As Delta acquires $360 million stake in Virgin Atlantic, here’s a flashback post:

It’s a truism – not to mention a first world problem –… [Read More]


Want to see online success turn to real-world humiliation? Come to my book reading in Austin this weekend

This article titled “Want to see online success turn to real-world humiliation? Come to my book reading in Austin this weekend” was written by Paul… [Read More]


Facebook’s quietly confident IPO

This article titled “Facebook’s quietly confident IPO” was written by Paul Carr, for guardian.co.uk on Tuesday 31st January 2012 14.56 UTC
About time too. Facebook… [Read More]


The Perfect Hand Luggage For A Permanent Nomad

It is impossible for me to overstate how important good hand luggage is to me. Ever since the day, four years ago, that I sold… [Read More]