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We Help Hosts Thrive

On some days, being an Airbnb host isn’t exactly what you had imagined. Maybe it’s overwhelming, isolating, or just not making the kind of money you had hoped for. At bnbNomad, we’re on a mission to help hosts thrive, not just get by. We create step-by-step resources that bring together the best hosting strategies from around the world. We’ll give you the knowledge and community you need to finally create the joyful, prosperous Airbnb you deserve. Happy hosting!

Erin & Jay


We discovered Airbnb in the spring of 2017 when we embarked on a nomadic adventure exploring North America. With our lanky pup Odin in tow, we lived for a year in Airbnbs, working remotely during the day and soaking in our surroundings by night. From New England farms to Southwest cabins, our generous hosts and their distinctive homes made our adventures more incredible than we could have imagined.

Now, all these years later, we’re still avid Airbnb travelers. We consult directly with hosts to optimize their Airbnbs and interview hosts during our travels. Learning their stories is always our favorite part of what we do. bnbNomad is our small way of giving back to a community that has enriched our lives in such lasting, meaningful ways.

Airbnb bnbNomad Erin


Wife, mother, extrovert, early-riser. I’m the humanist and the optimist. My background is in writing and photography, and I love engaging with those skills as we create content for bnbNomad. In college, I spent a year in Buenos Aires, Argentina and Barcelona, Spain bumbling through each day with mediocre Spanish and a gleeful grin on my face. When the year ended, I was convinced that all my long term traveling had concluded. When we discovered Airbnb, it felt like a long-closed door reopened. Our Airbnb adventures have reenergized our lives in so many wonderful ways.

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Husband, father, techie, night-owl. I’m the engineer and the level-headed pragmatist who balances out my wife’s unending belief that we can get 48 hours of work done in half a day. I leverage my engineering skills to run the technical components under the hood of bnbNomad. As a kid, I was fortunate enough to spend my summers at a camp in Minnesota, and as I got older, we would take backpacking and canoeing trips throughout North America. These outdoor adventures were my understanding of travel. Our Airbnb trips have allowed me to return to many of those memorable spots and introduce them to my family.

bnbNomad Odin dog on colorful rug


Dog, protector, runner. He’s a mostly well-behaved, always well-intentioned pup whose life became infinitely more interesting as an Airbnb resident. New smells, new spaces, new walks, and much more time with his people. He’s now eight years old, a lanky black lab mix with one white foot and a lone albino toenail. His name, so carefully bestowed on adoption day, turned out to be rather ironic given that he spooks at the slightest wavering of a plastic bag. He loves off-leash adventures, treats of any kind, and any Airbnb farmstay, especially when there's another dog around to show him the ropes. 

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