Airbnb: Worldwide Travel Destinations and Budget Vacation Inspiration – April 04, 2018 at 07:31AM

Believe it or not, this morning view is just an opening act. The real show-stopper of this Florence penthouse is upstairs: a cozy roof terrace with panoramic views of the exquisite architecture below. You’ll see the Florence Cathedral and the 13th century Palazzo Vecchio, all while soaking up the sublime Italian sun. For the encore: constellation-spotting with a glass of rosé.
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Airbnb: Worldwide Travel Destinations and Budget Vacation Inspiration – March 30, 2018 at 07:00AM

One wall of this breezy little house slides open to let the sun in—and to draw you out to the beach just beyond the yard. When you get hungry, you can stroll to the Apollo Bay Fishermen’s Co-Op or Dooley’s Ice Cream for the catch or the scoop of the day.
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Airbnb: Worldwide Travel Destinations and Budget Vacation Inspiration – March 29, 2018 at 06:00AM

One of the Bay Area’s coolest neighborhoods doesn’t have streets. Heather, a Coast Guard licensed captain, should know—she lives there. Join her on the sailboat she calls home to sail around the bay, picnic on Angel Island and get a personal introduction to Sausalito’s unique houseboat community.
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Airbnb: Worldwide Travel Destinations and Budget Vacation Inspiration – March 28, 2018 at 06:59AM

After thirty years of racing bikes, Luigi made his move to calmer waters. Skip the chaos of city roads and join him on a water biking trip along Naples’s coastline. From Trentaremi Creek to Marechiaro’s charming fishing villages, you’ll cycle your way through local spots accessible only by sea.
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Airbnb: Worldwide Travel Destinations and Budget Vacation Inspiration – March 27, 2018 at 02:00PM

A day of exploring Bali’s waterfalls and rice paddy fields calls for putting your feet up. The only problem might be getting them back down again. Not to worry, you have everything you need at the perfectly-appointed Villa Arjuna: soft linens, swimming pool and a wifi connection to push back your return flight.
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Airbnb: Worldwide Travel Destinations and Budget Vacation Inspiration – March 27, 2018 at 06:50AM

According to many guests, João’s once-in-a-lifetime adventure is sure to stick with you. Long past your return from Arrabida National Park, you’ll reminisce about exploring hidden caves, diving off cliffs, sipping homemade wine and snorkeling in the blissful, turquoise sea. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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Airbnb: Worldwide Travel Destinations and Budget Vacation Inspiration – March 26, 2018 at 02:00PM

The Palace of Fine Arts is just one of the San Francisco landmarks that master photographer Mary will help you capture. She’ll show you how to play with light, angle and composition to create balanced and beautiful images whether you’re a noob with a phone or an experienced photographer with a DSLR.
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Airbnb: Worldwide Travel Destinations and Budget Vacation Inspiration – March 26, 2018 at 01:58PM

The Palace of Fine Arts is just one of the San Francisco landmarks that master photographer Mary will help you capture. She’ll show you how to play with light, angle and composition to create balanced and beautiful images whether you’re a noob with a phone or an experienced photographer with a DSLR.
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Airbnb: Worldwide Travel Destinations and Budget Vacation Inspiration – March 26, 2018 at 06:47AM

A window can be its own map: the port cellars of Gaia to the left, Porto’s medieval Muralha Fernandina to the right. And directly ahead are sweeping views of the Douro River and the boats and bridges that cross it. All that’s left to figure out is where to venture to first.
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Photo: @chongmingee
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Airbnb: Worldwide Travel Destinations and Budget Vacation Inspiration – March 25, 2018 at 03:29PM

This dreamscape might look remote, but it’s actually just a half-hour from the city center. And for local ultra-marathoner Fadly, it’s an everyday training ground. Join him for a morning hike up Bukit Tabur to views like this one before coming down to a well-earned traditional breakfast.
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Airbnb: Worldwide Travel Destinations and Budget Vacation Inspiration – March 25, 2018 at 08:31AM

In this renovated gothic barn, breakfast comes with a side of Tetons. On your way to the deep powder of Grand Targhee, stop by Forage in town for some local trout Benedict.
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Photo: @denne032
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Airbnb: Worldwide Travel Destinations and Budget Vacation Inspiration – March 24, 2018 at 08:33AM

Where else can you take a bath with a once-in-a-lifetime alpine view? Past guests say this Queenstown home overlooking Lake Wakatipu is every bit as magical it looks. Also unbelievable: helicopter hikes, Luc’s homemade biscuits and a glass of champagne in that tub.
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Photo: @chachi86
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Airbnb: Worldwide Travel Destinations and Budget Vacation Inspiration – March 23, 2018 at 03:21PM

Join wildlife and photography aficionado Herman for an airboat safari ride through the Everglades. Hold onto your hat as you zip along the wetlands, capturing snapshots of birds, turtles and alligators. (Don’t miss Snappy, the baby gator.)
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Airbnb: Worldwide Travel Destinations and Budget Vacation Inspiration – March 23, 2018 at 08:02AM

Sometimes, you just want to get away. And other times, you want to go completely off the grid – like in this secluded Joshua Tree tent. After a day of scrambling among cacti and bouldering through canyons, you’ll have a front row seat to an unforgettable Mohave sunset. After dark, the stars are the only company you’ll ever need.
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Photo: @boulders_hideaway_jtree
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Airbnb: Worldwide Travel Destinations and Budget Vacation Inspiration – March 22, 2018 at 06:58AM

Climb Mt. Kizan with seasoned local explorers Osamu and Nami. As you ascend, they’ll gradually unpack the history of the area, both human and natural. The wild mushrooms and herbs you pick along the way will help create an unforgettable lunch at the peak.
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Airbnb: Worldwide Travel Destinations and Budget Vacation Inspiration – March 21, 2018 at 04:49PM

If your home-away-from-home fantasy has ever included a 98-acre Sri Lankan tea estate, stunning mountain views and a plunge pool off your bedroom, look no further. A massage at the spa will probably blur the line between fantasy and reality again. But just repeat the mantra until it sinks in: I’m home.
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Photo: @hollyknott
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Airbnb: Worldwide Travel Destinations and Budget Vacation Inspiration – March 21, 2018 at 07:38AM

All Airbnb Plus homes meet the same high standards of quality. But each one also has a style of its own. In this all-white neoclassical flat in Eixample, wearing black isn’t just a way to look chic. It also helps you avoid losing each other in all the pale opulence. If you feel like expanding your palette, the shopping mecca Passeig de Gràcia is a short walk away.
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Photo: @ogradyharry
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Airbnb: Worldwide Travel Destinations and Budget Vacation Inspiration – March 20, 2018 at 07:04AM

Ink runs through Kasho’s veins. Born into a family of calligraphers, she’s practiced the art form for 50 years. Join her in her family’s machiya (traditional wooden townhouse) for a meditative, hands-on session that’ll yield several finished pieces to take home—and more proficiency than you might have expected.
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Airbnb: Worldwide Travel Destinations and Budget Vacation Inspiration – March 19, 2018 at 02:57PM

Live like 18th century nobility but with better wifi. If you ever get tired of striking baroque poses in your palazzo, Purità Beach is just a few blocks away.
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Photo: @liviahengel
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Airbnb: Worldwide Travel Destinations and Budget Vacation Inspiration – March 19, 2018 at 08:42AM

An oasis of calm in the heart of the city, Lan Su Chinese Garden is the perfect setting for some gently rigorous yoga with accomplished teachers Lucy and Jas. Afterward, they’ll lead you on a walking meditation around the garden and into the teahouse for a traditional tea ritual with a local expert.
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As a Social Impact experience, 100% of what you pay goes to Lan Su Chinese Garden.
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Airbnb: Worldwide Travel Destinations and Budget Vacation Inspiration – March 18, 2018 at 04:11PM

At this rainforest retreat on former pasture land, butterflies might be the fastest-moving thing. If you have trouble adjusting to the pace, track down Jeffrey, the resident tree sloth, for lifestyle tips. Or just kick back on your balcony and watch the rainforest gradually reclaim the land. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
Photo: @mabes26
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Airbnb: Worldwide Travel Destinations and Budget Vacation Inspiration – March 18, 2018 at 08:52AM

How many people can say they’ve hiked—and snowshoed—to some of the world’s most beautiful waterfalls? You’ll be one of the lucky few after Vancouver outdoor expert Amber takes you there. Showshoe gear and bragging rights included.
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Airbnb: Worldwide Travel Destinations and Budget Vacation Inspiration – March 17, 2018 at 05:00AM

In Ireland, there are seemingly countless shades of green. Spot them all from this historic, seaside house that overlooks Kenmare Bay. You’ve got twelve acres to explore, where the moss and oak leaves seem to cast off infinite hues of jade. Better stay a little longer. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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Airbnb: Worldwide Travel Destinations and Budget Vacation Inspiration – March 16, 2018 at 12:22PM

Nothing recharges a weary traveler like a good night’s sleep. But a few hosts have taken things too far, providing beds so perfect that guests struggle to explore the location they’re visiting.
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Photo: @forestbound
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Airbnb: Worldwide Travel Destinations and Budget Vacation Inspiration – March 16, 2018 at 08:00AM

Kuala Lumpur native Thomas knows the value of getting out of the city and into the rainforest. Now a trained wilderness guide, he’ll take you on a leisurely hike to three waterfalls that are so secluded and pristine, you won’t believe you’re only an hour from the city center.
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Airbnb: Worldwide Travel Destinations and Budget Vacation Inspiration – March 15, 2018 at 02:33PM

The mountain peaks and floating spires of Zhangjiajie National Forest Park are breathtaking sights best seen in person. And in this elegant home, with its patterned windows and prime location, it’s as easy as sitting down for breakfast.
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Photo: @ladiebug.photography
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Airbnb: Worldwide Travel Destinations and Budget Vacation Inspiration – March 15, 2018 at 07:14AM

Yunseok believes so strongly in the power of the Seogwipo Healing Forest that he moved here from Seoul eight years ago. Join him and a professional forest therapist for a hands-on meditative walk designed to restore your serenity. Literal tree-hugging encouraged. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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Airbnb: Worldwide Travel Destinations and Budget Vacation Inspiration – March 14, 2018 at 06:50AM

Airbnb Plus homes are visited in person for a 100+ point quality inspection. They’re also full of delightful touches that are harder to quantify, such as a bathtub so inviting it feels more like a command. The rest of this modern Brunswick East loft is just as inspired, reflecting the host’s impeccable style and attention to detail.
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Airbnb: Worldwide Travel Destinations and Budget Vacation Inspiration – March 13, 2018 at 12:17PM

A local by birth and historian by profession, Carlota is your go-to expert on Porto’s vibrant history. She’ll show you ancient monasteries, chapels and other hidden ruins dating back nine centuries. But old is anything but ordinary: behind every site you visit, there’s an untold story or secret Carlota is ready share.
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Airbnb: Worldwide Travel Destinations and Budget Vacation Inspiration – March 13, 2018 at 08:22AM

A zen-like oasis awaits you here in the “Goddess of Hula,” one of five bedrooms in this Kauai home. Whether it’s a sea cliff walk on the Kalalau Trail or a shared meal with other travelers in the common kitchen, you’re sure to find contentment here.
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Photo: @beckberri
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Airbnb: Worldwide Travel Destinations and Budget Vacation Inspiration – March 12, 2018 at 07:12AM

Join Amanda, master photographer and former art director, on a nature walk to sharpen your photography skills. You’ll start the day with coffee and then walk the Narrabean Lagoon loop. Amanda will show you how to play with reflections, embrace negative space, and fine-tune your editing. You’ll wrap up the day with a picnic overlooking the lake.
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Airbnb: Worldwide Travel Destinations and Budget Vacation Inspiration – March 11, 2018 at 10:09AM

This magical Rock Reach hideaway rests on ten acres of wild desert. If you’re not careful, a morning spent basking in 360° views of boulder formations and ancient juniper trees could easily turn into a whole day of skygazing on the patio deck. Here’s to hoping.
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Photo: @thegrahamresidence
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Airbnb: Worldwide Travel Destinations and Budget Vacation Inspiration – March 10, 2018 at 03:50PM

All Airbnb Plus homes meet the same high standards for quality and comfort, but they’re hardly cookie-cutter. This one-of-a-kind private guesthouse has a vintage outdoor fireplace, custom cedar finishes, and high-end Italian kitchen appliances. It’s also uniquely well situated. On your way to the beach, duck into the Alibi Room for a spring cocktail or Pitfire for a wood-fired pizza. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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Photo: @candida
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Airbnb: Worldwide Travel Destinations and Budget Vacation Inspiration – March 10, 2018 at 08:02AM

Come home with images that do your trip justice. Richard, an award-winning local photographer, will capture you at your best—even if you’re camera shy—in front of the tower or another Paris landmark. Within a day or two, you’ll have dozens of magazine-worthy shots to treasure. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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Airbnb: Worldwide Travel Destinations and Budget Vacation Inspiration – March 09, 2018 at 09:42AM

Maybe instead of chasing the blues away, we head towards them. Skies, ocean, infinity pool—Acapulco is calling.
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Photo: @ferfarfan
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