Paul Carr

PAUL CARR lives permanently in hotels around the world, writing booksabout himself. His latest book, The Upgrade: A Cautionary Tale of a LifeWithout Reservations, tells the painfully true story of how Paul came tolive in hotels, and how the adventures which followed almost killed him.

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Bucket List Hotels: The Huntington, San Francisco

Like most hotel-dwellers, I have a bucket list of hotels I want to stay in…

The Five Best Hotels For Permanent Hotel Dwellers

For just $130 on Jetsetter, a night at the Villa Olmi resort near Florence can…

By Somewhat Popular Demand: My Hotel Bucket List

Last week on these pages, I mentioned that I’d managed to cross the Huntington in…

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…

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

Having sworn never to go back to SXSW, guess where you’ll find me on Saturday? Come and see my humiliation. Or, dammit, I’ll have to suffer it alone.

Facebook’s quietly confident IPO

Mark Zuckerberg is likely to stay tight-lipped about Facebook’s stock market flotation – unlike other Silicon Valley CEOs recently

The Perfect Hand Luggage For A Permanent Nomad

It is impossible for me to overstate how important good hand luggage is to me.…