Originally posted on The Shooting Star:
A week ago, I marked ONE YEAR of being on the road without a home. On my adventures across the globe, I’ve stayed with some special people and unearthed experiences that few knew existed. At a vineyard in South Australia, my host turned out to be a Polish refugee who had been sheltered during World War II by an Indian Maharaja. In little-known neighborhoods in Spain, Turkey, Philippines and Romania, I’ve sampled the way the locals live. And most recently, at a sprawling estate in the dense forests of Uttarakhand, I was hosted by a descendant of Burma’s royal family!
How do I constantly find and afford such experiences? Airbnb, a website that connects local hosts with a home to offer and travellers looking for unique accommodations, is a big part of my answer.
So to celebrate my one year of being location independent, Airbnb has partnered with me…
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