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Why Vacation Rentals Are BETTER Than Hotels, B&B, and Hostels

Why Vacation Rentals Are Better Than Hotels, Hostels, & B&B’s:
– They’re affordable for small & large groups.
– They’re completely private. – Offer easy booking. 37 more words

Canada Cottage

5 Things That WON'T Happen In A Vacation Rental

1. You won’t be sharing your lawn chair with another group. That is one of the great advantages of choosing a vacation rental over a hotel – you get it all to yourself!…no waking up at 6:00AM only to get into a staring war with the lady (in the tasteful 2-piece ruffle bathingsuit you saw at Macys but  291 more words

Canada Cottage

Going Back

Being able to return to this place, this place of surreal sunsets, and Trade Winds, brings feelings like no others. We first went to Hawaii many years ago, and from that first time I felt like I was home. 136 more words


The Original Sharing Economy

The sharing economy gets a lot of press these days. Enable people to share something via an app—be it a car, tool, apartment, whatever—and there is likely to be a lot of people speaking breathlessly about how original or transformative this idea is to daily life. 525 more words

Jessi, Shane & baby...

{September 1 – 19, 2014}

I feel privileged to host my very first 8110guests, Jessi & Shane, from Ketchikan, AK, as they patiently (and nervously) await their first newborn – a boy! 199 more words

Mercer Island

Two Planes, A Couple of Storms and a VRBO Scam = Interesting Day

It was supposed to be a romantic weekend.  Mr. Diamond and I were meeting in Chicago for the weekend.  He was coming from Texas and I was taking the short flight from Cedar Rapids to Chicago so I would not have to mess with driving in Chicago.   1,067 more words


Design Inspiration: Arai Bathroom

When we were up in Michigan last weekend, we rented a house on VRBO, the “Up North Retreat” they called it. According to the listing, it was designed by Glenn Arai, who is apparently a well-known (at least locally) modernist architect from Northern Michigan. 114 more words