B&B Antica Dimora Piano di Sorrento view

Airbnb Sorrento: B&B Antica Dimora, Stay Local for Less

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With two days in Sorrento, I asked my Facebook friend and Italian tour guide, Marcello, to recommend an affordable place to stay.  He told me to contact friends of his who have two rooms in their residence in Piano di Sorrento that they rent out as B&B Antica Dimora (no website but you can read […]

Sunset in Navigli in Milan

Airbnb Milan – The Milan Studio in Navigli Entertainment District

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When Milan hosted Expo15 last year (formerly known as The World’s Fair) finding a reasonable hotel room proved to be difficult for my dates (three nights) so I turned to AirBnb. Searching through all the options, I kept coming back to the Navigli apartment – it was located in Navigli on the canal and had […]

Gozo residential streets

The Quirky (and Dirty) Airbnb House on Gozo

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My friend said to “book the quirky Airbnb house on Gozo” when I gave him a few choices for our last minute trip as he was more familiar with the island than I was.  He wanted a private pool and a farmhouse.  I still blame him for our calamities! Walking past the pool and into […]

Airbnb Venice San Marco Apartment with Canal View

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So I reluctantly left the great Fenice Flat with my gondola view. Lucky for me, the owner, Maurizio (an Airbnb Superhost), had a few other properties in Venice and could host me for one night in the Venice San Marco Apartment. Unlike the boutique designer inspired flat, I’m now in a standard apartment on the […]

Airbnb Venice flat Fenice Apartment

I Didn’t Want To Leave this Airbnb Venice Flat with a Canal View

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From the AirBnB site, it looked amazing! This large Airbnb Venice flat along the canals with a view of the gondolas outside the window. It seemed too good to be true. I looked at the calendar of availability and was immediately crestfallen as it was rented out for the whole summer save two nights during […]

Venice last gondola workshop

Budget Venice: An Affordable B&B in Dorsoduro

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My first Airbnb stay would be a single room in the Dorsoduro section of Venice. I needed to find two nights in Venice to complete my lodging puzzle and the Santa Margherita Guesthouse, a private B&B, seemed a perfect base to explore the city.   Dorsoduro Dorsoduro is one of the five sections of Venice […]

Milan Airbnb Studio

10 Reasons Airbnb for Business Travel Isn’t Good

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Here’s an email I never received at work “I want to use an Airbnb property instead of the luxury Ritz Carlton, Starwood or Marriott property for my business travel happily forgoing my loyalty status and points”.  In my former role as a Corporate Travel and Finance Manager, I managed business travel full cycle from writing T&E […]

London one bedroom flat south kensington

Airbnb London – The Posh Basement Flat in South Kensington (London)

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When I was looking for an Airbnb London flat there were just so many to choose from it too hours to narrow down my top finds. Airbnb definitely has some hidden gems and finding the posh basement flat in London was one of them.  My journey to the flat was one of the worst travel […]