Author: Donna and Jeff Baker

Taking an Airbnb First Timer on a British Columbia Road Trip

SHOW NOTES On this podcast we take our friend Marit on a British Columbia Road Trip.  She has never stayed in an Airbnb and on this trip we make her stay in four. Wait until you hear her reaction.  We stay in a charming and quaint Airbnb called “The Nest” in London-like Victoria, then continue up Vancouver Island to the bustling port town of Nanaimo.  Here our Airbnb was located in the middle of a unique hostel.  We take a ship over to the mainland and head due east to the wine region of the Okanagan Valley where we...

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Our Halloween Special: A Haunted Airbnb in Ireland and Graveyard Searching in the Midwest

SHOW NOTES Donna calls in from the road, visiting small Midwestern towns and cemeteries on a genealogy trek with her parents and sister. She’ll share adventures from places most people don’t visit – including an Airbnb in Pendleton, Indiana. With all this talk about cemeteries, we turned this into our Halloween special. We’ll share some creepy things we’ve experienced while staying in Airbnb”s. Hear some eerie sounds coming from a fridge in Norway and how underwear mysteriously unpacked itself in the shadow of a haunted farm house in Ireland.  Pendleton, Indiana AIRBNB: Close to Indianapolis, Shopping & More: 8 Guest,...

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Oaxacan Paradise Airbnb, Hollywood Magic on Lake Geneva and Shame Trash

SHOW NOTES Our Bag of Shame Trash, Super Duper Host in Oaxaca, and Smoke on the Water near our Lausanne Airbnb in Switzerland.  Your trash is insight to your life style, ever feel ashamed to leave it behind at your Airbnb? After that, fellow traveler and tour guide Andrew Tyee shares wild times Oaxaca trying to keep up with their host while celebrating Day of the Dead (Dia de Muertos). In Switzerland Jeff and Donna enjoy a goblet of Cognac on a relaxing Lake Geneva paddle boat cruise. While en route to their Lausanne Airbnb, they stand at the...

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Podcast: Los Angeles to New Orleans Road Trip – Part 2: Louisiana

SHOW NOTES A room in Cajun Country, Jeff’s Personal Crawfish Boil in Breaux Bridge, and having a blast in New Orleans French Quarter. Jeff and Donna learn about local music from Airbnb host Hugh in Lafayette, Louisiana, then head to Breaux Bridge, the crawfish capital of the world where Jeff enjoys a boil for one. Off to New Orleans Frenchmen’s street where Donna finds an Airbnb in the heart of the music and arts. Lafayette, LA  AIRBNB: Large Comfortable Room w/Private Entry and Bath: 4 Guest, 1 Bedroom, 2 Beds, 1 Bath.  Host Hugh Airbnb Description: Our nice large room with...

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Podcast: Los Angeles to New Orleans Road Trip – Part 1: Arizona

SHOW NOTES Blindsided in Sedona. We discover our Airbnb condo is a timeshare and we get pressured to buy. We calm down at a Buddhist Temple in Tucson where our host introduces us to the Tibetan tradition then directs us to some very tasty and healthy Michoacan (Mexican) food. We pass through Tombstone then later discover several cool Airbnb’s we could have stayed in there – Donna will talk about them as part of her wish list. Sedona, Arizona  Airbnb: Sedona Summit Resort – 1 bedroom condo!: 4 Guest, 1 Bedroom, 2 Beds, 1 Bath.  Host: Scott.  Entire Timeshare. ...

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