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1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge Review
We splurged on a stay at 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge during our recent trip to New York, which was gorgeous, though not without some minor flaws. Read on for all the details, but if you're looking for a quick summary, I do recommend the hotel so long as you're...
Airbnb Competitors
Airbnb Competitors & Alternatives I'm actually big fan of Airbnb, and have had nothing but great experiences with them! But as their popularity has exploded in the past couple of years, the best rentals are often booked up, spurring me to explore Airbnb's competitors. Turns out there's quite a few...
8 Airbnb Winter Cabins Around the World Some lucky gals out there are living in a winter wonderland, but the rest of us can probably relate to this time of the year being gray, cold, and generally icky. If I have to put up with this cold weather, I'd rather...
The Best Airbnb Beach Houses In lieu of the productive things I should be doing, I’ve been browsing beach houses on Airbnb. Care to fantasize along with me? Here’s some of the gems I dug up: 1. Agonda Beach Hut, Goa, India" The first on the list is also nearly the cheapest,...
I'm a big Airbnb fan no matter what the season, but what better time than Halloween to rent a spooky hideaway? Here's 6 creepy Airbnb rentals that I'm dreaming of staying at this Halloween--just not alone! p.s. see last years list here 1. Decaying Creole Mansion This stunning New Orleans mansion...
This stunningly restored courtyard haveli was in such disrepair that the restoration team initially wasn't sure if it could be salvaged. Dating back to the late 1800s, the building originally housed shops on the lower floor, and residences above. Sadly though, little in the way of specifics of the history...
Newly listed on Airbnb: a life-size replica of Van Gogh's painting The Bedroom. Set in Chicago's River North neighborhood (near Navy Pier!), the rental is actually a promotion for the Art Institute of Chicago's exhibition of all three paintings in Van Gogh's bedroom series. The room looks stunning and...
  1. Haunted Chamber Apartment At the top of my list is this 600 year old haunted "madness chamber" in North Yorkshire, UK! Spooky, gothic vibes, and the promise of a haunting? The stuff of Halloween fantasies. 2. Laura's Cottage Snag this spooky 18th century cottage in Savannah, Georgia for great...
This gorgeous California countryside tree house listed on Airbnb is not only utterly charming, the farm it's located on has a pretty neat history as well: In the 1970's this property was Swallowtail Studios, a famous glass blowers cooperative. The Grateful Dead played in the big barn and hung out...
This seems to be turning into art deco week on the blog, but I couldn't wait to share these! We were in Cincinnati recently for my brother's wedding, and stayed a night at the Hilton Netherland Plaza Hotel. This downtown art deco gem was first opened in the Carew Tower...