Pros and Cons of Airbnb: Host’s Viewpoint

Last updated on July 17th, 2024 at 05:24 pmAirbnb can be a great website to save money while you travel or for earning some extra cash. For six months we listed our spare bedroom in Dublin on Airbnb to make extra euros for travel. During that time we had guests from England, Scotland, Estonia, Poland, Ireland…

CouchSurfing: Not just a “free” place to stay

It’s a common tip nowadays for even mainstream travel journalists to tout the website couchsurfing as a “free” place to stay when giving tips of how to save money when traveling. On the one hand, yes, you can stay at somebody’s house for several nights and you won’t pay them any money, but it’s not really “free” per se. There is typically an expectation of shared cultural experiences.