This is part two of two in an Airbnb series. For part one, click here! Are you sold on how great Airbnbs can be yet? Great! Now it’s time to book one.
During our month trip to Europe last year, 10 of our 13 different accommodations were Airbnbs. It’s by far the best way to experience your location as a local and opens up so many more options to travel well and inexpensively. Whether by yourself, as a couple, or with a group, Airbnbs beat hotels in… Read More The facts about Airbnbs
“Left! Left! She means left!! This street here!” Our Roman Airbnb host is shouting directions in rapid-fire Italian, based mostly on landmarks. I’m sitting the backseat trying to translate the helpful parts and skipping the commentary she mutters in between. Logan tries to take in our combined shouting while navigating cobblestone streets with no lane… Read More The Ins and Outs of Driving in Europe
As an American staying in Europe, you’re bound to hit some cultural differences. Especially when Airbnb-ing it and staying in people’s homes, you notice the small differences that may not be as apparent at a nice hotel. Some are hard and some are hilarious. Here’s a few that we noticed Europeans doing differently on our trip… Read More Things Europeans do differently
This post is part of our month-long European trip from last August. Check here for our whole trip! Our stay in Chinon felt like a retreat into another era. Time slowed down, life got quieter. The biggest question we answered each day was, “where should we eat dinner?” The necessary logistics that go into a multi-stop… Read More Relaxing in the Loire Valley
This post is part of our month-long European trip from last August. Check here for our whole trip! Since we’d already flown over to Great Britain, we couldn’t leave without a stop in London! Unfortunately I arrived with a bad cold and was pretty sluggish the whole weekend. Between that and a quick turnaround, we decided to each choose… Read More A quick weekend in London
This post is part of our month-long European trip from last August. Check here for our whole trip! The whole reason we went to Scotland was for Logan to get a taste of the Highlands. My husband loves the mountains. He’s from the Appalachian Mountains of NC, and something in his soul needs the peaks and vistas. So… Read More One day in the Scottish Highlands