Are workdays and gloomy weather getting to you? Are you looking for a fun but safe way to relax on Valentine’s Day? If you’re already nodding, it’s time for a safe vacation close to home. There’s no need to travel long distances to find an off-the-grid spot close to Birmingham! Check out these 8 fun Birmingham getaways within 4 hours from Birmingham—starting at $89 a night—and plan your stay today.Continue reading “8 off-the-grid Birmingham getaways within 4 hours of Birmingham starting at $89 a night”
Whether you’re looking for loft living in the heart of downtown or an off-the-grid getaway in the woods, Birmingham offers impressive Airbnbs for those staycations. Here are some to check out. Psst! I even included a little itinerary for each location just for you.Continue reading “Staycation Guide: The freshest Airbnbs around Birmingham + itineraries for each”
Birmingham is a great city with tons of hotels. But let’s be honest–they can be a bit boring. Why not mix it up and stay at one of Birmingham’s best Airbnbs? Check out these six must-book Airbnbs in town.
The idea of renting a place to stay from someplace cheaper than a hotel (and probably more likely to let you use a kitchen) is attractive, and home sharing has been around probably since there were homes: the Greeks felt a duty to let travelers stay in their homes for the night, and some of us are familiar with the time-honored tradition of couch-surfing. The internet, and especially Craigslist, made all that easier. But today, home-sharing has gone commercial, interactive, and centralized, thanks to our new obsession with the “gig economy.”