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The Private Airbnb: The Five Flavors of the “Entire Place” Home Type

Moving from one Airbnb to the next, our stays vary in all sorts of unpredictable ways, from the coziness of the bed to the walkability of the neighborhood to the preparedness of the kitchen. When we first started traveling, we found it just as difficult to anticipate the amount of privacy we’d have at a given Airbnb, even when we’d opt for the “Entire Place” home type. But the more we traveled, the better we got

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Littleton, New Hampshire

We have developed a noticeable soft spot for small, New England towns. After booking a month in New York City, we’d intentionally set our Airbnb sights on the beautiful and rejuvenating Cherry Valley Farm. As has become tradition in our full time travels, as soon as we’d unpacked, we went out in search of takeout. Ten minutes down the road we found ourselves delighted by the discovery of Littleton, New Hampshire. With its bustling Main

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Cherry Valley Farm

Perched between the idyllic towns of Bethlehem and Littleton, we discovered Cherry Valley Farm in New Hampshire’s White Mountains. In our starkest Airbnb transition to date, we departed from Brooklyn on a Saturday morning after a month of New York City overdrive and arrived that afternoon to the soft serenity of this mountain farm. We couldn’t get enough of it: the crisp air, the remarkable view, the slow summer sunsets, the singsong bird calls with

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The Entrepreneurial Host: 10 Small Business Strategies to Improve Your Airbnb

Surrounded by Fourth of July flags and festivities, our latest post found its inspiration in an American staple: small businesses. Throughout our travels, we’ve been stunned by how many of our Airbnb hosts also run their own business. From dog groomers to graffiti artists, organic farmers to massage therapists, the ingenuity and hustle we’ve witnessed in our hosts have fueled our own ambitions as small business owners. And, as avid consumers of entrepreneurial advice, we’ve

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FAQ: Full Time Travel Answers for the Potential Nomad

This past weekend we reached a momentous milestone: one year of Airbnb living! To celebrate the occasion, we’ve gathered up all the questions we’ve received from readers considering a nomadic adventure and compiled our thoughts about full time travel here. We’re excited to expand this post, so if you have a different question, let us know! Just leave a comment below and we’ll get to work on an answer. Enjoy! Destinations HOW DO YOU DECIDE

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Summer Pines Cottage on Cape Cod

Nestled in a quiet corner of Cape Cod, the Summer Pines Cottage epitomizes the relaxing Airbnb getaway we perpetually seek. With views of a serene pond and the beach just a mile away, our week-long trip to this famous destination exceeded all the expectations we had built up in our heads. Situated in West Dennis, the Summer Pines Cottage boasts an ideal mid-Cape location perfect for exploring the area: endless beaches, incredible restaurants, and neighborhoods



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Hi there! We’re Erin and Jay, and we’re so happy you’re visiting bnbNomad. 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. As avid Airbnb travelers, bnbNomad is our small way of giving back to a community we love. We share the hosting tricks we adore as guests, feature homes and destinations from our journeys, and give travelers around the world an inside look at the unique perspective Airbnb has to offer.