Category: Destination

christmas window display in new york city

A New York City Christmas in 24 Hours

The morning we were supposed to go into New York City to soak up 24 hours of Christmas buzz, we had a rather large snafu. After booking our Amtrak tickets from the closet Connecticut station, making a one-night reservation for Odin at a Petsmart in Hartford, and packing up his bone and ziplock baggies rationing out each meal’s kibble, we wound up at the Pet Hotel counter two hours before our train departed with a dog

east haddam town sign with history

East Haddam, Connecticut

There is definitely a correct way to enter this town, and luckily, our Google Map obedience resulted in the proper welcome to East Haddam. This small Connecticut village is home to just over 9,000, tucked snuggly against the Connecticut River, and, as you might have guessed, located just east of a town named Haddam. As we curved towards the river, bombarded by warning signs about the upcoming swing bridge, the treeline broke and a majestic opera



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Airbnb bnbNomad Erin and Jay visiting the white sands in New Mexico



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.