If you're not allowing dogs at your Airbnb you may be missing out on the best guests. Granted, I'm a little biased, but in my mind dog people are the best people. If you think all dogs are bad news for your short term rental it may be time to reconsider. https://www.instagram.com/p/BimL19lBjIO/?taken-by=bourbonbarbarella There are a… Continue reading Have dogs, will travel
You've got your Airbnb listing up and bookings are rolling in. You're good to go right? Hold up. https://www.instagram.com/p/Bg_iCpAjmZb/?taken-by=bourbonbarbarella So you're ready to take your first Airbnb booking and think you have done everything you need. You've shopped for the right linens, cleaned the place within an inch of its life, and stocked it with… Continue reading Have you done the one thing you can’t miss before you take your first Airbnb booking?
(Besides beauty is in the eye of the beholder.) One person's vintage thrift treasure that may just have a few puppy teeth marks is another person's 4-star rating. https://www.instagram.com/p/BfebUH1lN1O/?taken-by=vertigolouisville No home is without its flaws, and especially if your family includes doggos who might possible accidentally confuse the windowsill with the (poorly advised) wooden Gorilla… Continue reading What I learned when a guest called our furnishings ‘rickety and unkempt’
Inquiring minds in Louisville want to know: how do I rent my house for the Kentucky Derby? In this week's How-To Host in Courier Journal I share answers to seven big questions about renting your house for the big weekend, including the one everybody wants to know -- how much can I make? (Answer: a… Continue reading So you want to rent your house for the Kentucky Derby?
https://www.instagram.com/p/BhB_fCyjOqx/?taken-by=bourbonbarbarella Here goes! After more than 10 years of both freelance writing and short term rental hosting I'm colliding my worlds with a new column all about Airbnb hosting. The How-To Host in Louisville's Courier Journal kicked off last week with the first installment whereby I explain why exactly people who want… Continue reading In which I share everything you don’t even know to ask about Airbnb