For your next journey, you decided to skip the boring hotel and rent a short-term apartment in your dream destination … and you found a great place! Now it’s time to make it a reality.
Just imagine … Step out the door of your Amsterdam houseboat with a steaming mug of home-brewed coffee as you watch the swirl of bikes heading to the daily Flower Market.
Have you ever envied people who live in Paris, Istanbul, or Rio? Do you travel to immerse yourself in a place – experience it firsthand and not be a tourist?
As travelers we’re fascinated by the world – dazzled by exotic locations, awed by natural wonders, and astounded by man-made marvels. Give us the souk in Marrakech, along with the Grand Canyon and Sydney Opera House … and we’re in heaven!
In Dubrovnik we stayed in a very funky apartment. I referred to it as Great Aunt Sophie’s garret. It was a fourth-floor walkup (Who reserved this, anyway?), built into the attic rafters of an 18th century building.
Actors Sandra Bullock and John Goodman … what could they possibly have in common? If they’d looked out their windows this morning, they would’ve seen me jogging by their Garden District homes.
A warm, cozy studio apartment in Athens was our home one year ago today. And on this day, Athens’ revelers slumbered in preparation for the parties and fireworks that ended 2011.