Relocating for Work? Here’s What to Expect

man sitting on floor unpacking while working

Relocating for work isn’t easy, even when you love your job. Leaving the comfort of your home and familiar surroundings can be overwhelming. With that in mind, it’s important to make moving for a job as smooth of a transition as possible.  Whether you’re moving for work for a few months, or more permanently, one…

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Fun Fall Activities in Houston

woman enjoying fall in Texas by a lake

While some people focus on the foliage of Vermont or the color trails of northern Michigan in the fall, you can’t ignore the beauty of Houston. Things to do in Houston in the fall are plentiful. Whether you’re outdoorsy and want to experience cooler temperatures and beautiful scenery or you’re all about fall activities and…

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City of Arts

Houston is a diverse city full of artists, musicians and entertainers. It’s one of those places where you really have to TRY to be bored. This blog will mention some (but not all) artistic venues worth a visit. If your forte is classical music, there are countless venues such as the Houston Grand Opera, Houston…

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It’s Too Darn Hot

Many people refer to Houston as a cultural melting pot. One may wonder if this is because Houston is truly a diverse city, or because it’s just so incredibly hot. Although the pun may have been unintended, summer days in Houston are on average 99 degrees and humid. Although it’s perfect weather for a swim…

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What Is Corporate Housing?

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When you have to travel for work frequently, you can usually get by with a hotel room or something similar, but, when you’re a business traveler who has to get through an extended period of work in a different city, you might want to consider more long-term solutions like corporate housing. So, what is corporate…

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Summer in Houston: The Ultimate Guide

Houston Astros Celebrating a Win

Let’s get this out of the way: Summer in Houston is hot. Yet, with so much to see, do, and taste, you won’t mind a little sweat. If you’re looking for things to do this summer while you stay in furnished apartments in Houston, you’ve come to the right place. Whether you want to be…

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Houston Cuisine You Absolutely Must Try!

cookline in houston restaurant

Home to the largest population in all of Texas, Houston is a city of phenomenal diversity and intrigue. In every aspect, the famed southwest metropolis is rich with culture and excitement—including on the culinary scene. It’s often said that one of the best ways to understand a place is through its food, and you’ll have…

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Houston Sports: Where Can You Stay That Is Close to the Stadium?

sports equipment on Minute Maid Park grass

Whether you are visiting Houston for a week or planning an extended stay in this city, one thing is for certain: Houston sports are a big part of the local entertainment scene. How do you stay close to your favorite sports when in Houston? At Corporate Retreats International, our furnished apartments are located less than…

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The Dangers of Airbnb

Bedroom with Green Wall Paint

When traveling is part of your job, it’s only natural to want to find the most comfortable, efficient, and reliable places to stay. Busy professionals seeking short-term housing in Houston and other large metropolitan areas need to be wary of deals and offers that may seem too good to be true; anyone who has traveled…

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Why Stay in a Corporate Apartment Instead of a Hotel?

Corporate Housing Apartments

When you’re traveling, there are many lodging and housing options to consider. While hotels are often the go-to choice, corporate housing has become a popular alternative option, especially in cities like Houston, where people often travel for business purposes. Corporate housing offers a greater variety of accommodations, including fully furnished apartments and luxury amenities, all…

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