Show Notes:

Episode 5:  Jeff and Donna move to a new home on a mountain top near the ocean.  They find an AirBnB in Anaheim – not for Mickey, but for a podcast conference. You’ll hear their suggestions for some cool podcasts. Off to Monterey, CA to a former home owned by John Steinbeck, now an Airbnb. Guest travelers and avid readers Jessica and Albert Thomas describe staying in Steinbeck’s cottage where the legendary author wrote. Then to Venice, Italy where Jeff and Donna met up with family and enjoyed an Airbnb along a gondola happy canal. As a bonus they share how not to order a water taxi. Donna shares her wish list – a floating Airbnb in Zimbabwe, Africa.

 

Anaheim, CA

Airbnb: OC – Guest House _ 557 Sqft. _ Pool & Spa  Santa Ana, CA.  Entire House, Studio, 3 Bedsm 1 Bath, Super Host: Katie

Airbnb Description: This 557 square foot separate family friendly studio-house has its own entry and its own bathroom is a great centrally located place. The guest house has a romantic feel to it with a shabby chic look.  

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Steinbeck Home

Guest Travelers: Albert and Jessica Thomas.  Also check out Albert’s Paradis Ice Cream  located in the Los Angeles area. LISTEN/PICTURES Savory Road radio feature with Albert at Paradis.

Airbnb: Historic John Steinbeck’s Writer’s Studio, Pacific Grove, CA.  Entire home, 2 Guest, 1 Bedroom, 1 Bed, 1 Bath.  Superhost Kevin and Vicky

Airbnb Description: This charming and historic studio was once owned by American author John Steinbeck. It’s been featured in several articles including “20 Romantic AirBnB Getaways” and “Get Cultured While You Sleep at These AirBnBs That are Historical Landmarks.”

Venice, Italy

Airbnb: Beautiful Building with Canal View! Venice, Italy : 12 Guest, 4 Bedrooms, 12 Beds, 3 Baths:  Host: Andrea (Management Company)

Airbnb Description: 2 apartments in the city center, with its own entrance. All apartments have a wonderful view of the canal! They are bright,comfortable and spacious. Suitable for groups of 12 people. it is possible also rent 1 apartment. WI-FI and air conditioning.

Additional Airbnb with Loft, Roof Top View of the Grand Canal: From the terrace of the apartment you can enjoy a wonderful view of the Grand Canal and its surroundings. The apartment Grand Canal Loft is located on the last floor of a Venetian Palace on the Grand Canal.

Donna’s Wish List Airbnb

Airbnb: Xepa – Houseboat on Lake Kariba: Entire Home, 8 guest, 3 bedrooms, 6 beds, 2 baths, Host: Valerie

Airbnb Description: This 557 square foot separate family friendly studio-house has its own entry and its own bathroom is a great centrally located place. The guest house has a romantic feel to it with a shabby chic look.Airbnb Description: Xepa is a 40ft houseboat moored at Kariba and is manned by two professional crew members for piloting, cooking and cleaning. A small tender boat is provided for fishing and game viewing.

The boat can be piloted all over Lake Kariba and moored overnight at various sites. For the full Kariba experience a minimum of three nights is recommended.