Japan, Asia, Shower, Japanese Shower, Traveling with kids, family travel, diapersonaplane, Diapers On A Plane, AirBnb,Fushimi Inari-Taisa
Having never been to Japan, choosing a place to stay was a daunting task. Typically I spend weeks, or months, depending on how spur of the minute trip it is, researching the place we are going. I attack it from a historical perspective, and a cultural one, including figuring out all the top attractions and things to do. But,...
Airbnb, hosting, renting, what i learned from my guests, traveling with kids, family travel, diapersonaplane, Diapers On A Plane, making the decision
Renting Your Home on Airbnb: Part 1 How To Make the Decision to Open Your Home to Guests Within our first two years of marriage, Gabriel and I co-managed a small apartment building in Downtown Portland directly next to the Max (local transit train). Our building would literally rattle every time it went by, and our window sills were full of...
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My eldest sister and I span an age gap of 16 years. Believe it or not, she was a grandma before I even gave birth to Miss Molasses. She has four children (and now one grandbaby), all four married, and all of them went to Mexico on their honeymoon. I loved to snicker about how, of all...
Airbnb, hosting, renting, what i learned from my guests, traveling with kids, family travel, diapersonaplane, Diapers On A Plane, making the decision
Renting your Home on Airbnb: Part 1 Renting your Home on Airbnb: Part 2 Renting your Home on Airbnb: Part 3 What I Learned From My Airbnb Guests Guest 1: Our first group of guests was comprised of several members of a family coming to stay for a wedding. At first, communication was poor with these guests. As soon as we received confirmation of...
destination: norway, tromso, kirkenes, oslo, restaurants, things to do, christmas in norway, husky dog sledding, dog sledding, Tromsø, Villmarkssenter, Authentic Scandinavia, Hurtigruten, puppies, snow, ice, polar night, diapersonaplane, diapers on a plane, family travel, traveling with kids, creating family adventures, flying standby
After chasing down the Northern Lights unsuccessfully in Iceland four years ago, this unfulfilled dream of ours has never left the forefront of our thoughts. When we read that Tromsø was the one place on Earth where the Northern Lights appeared more than anywhere else in the world, Norway soared to the top of our adventure list. We immediately...
Costa Rican Airbnb, Costa Rica, Traveling with kids, Family Travel, Diapersonaplane, Diapers On A Plane
When we found a small little cabin from airbnb in Costa Rica in a gorgeous setting bordered by lush forests and a property filled with banana, papaya and mango trees, we were intrigued. We read about the host and his life and family, saw that he offered fresh goat milk and chicken eggs, nightly campfires, and was located in...
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True, we swore off airbnb last December after our horrific experience in Norway. But then, airbnb reached out to us personally and made good on the situation by offering us nearly a full refund back to our original form of payment. It still took us 8 months to forgive them, and we learned to be much more scrupulous in...
Hiroshima airbnb, world school, hiroshima, traveling with kids, family travel, diapersonaplane, diapers on a plane,
We didn't know how good we had it. This was our first airbnb experience in Japan, and we didn't fully appreciate the fusion of amenities we were offered. We didn't yet appreciate that traditional Japanese housing offers mats on the floor instead of mattresses, paper for walls, a soaking tub with a bucket instead of a shower, and hand...
Christmas in Norway, Winter in Norway, Norway, Oslo, Scandinavia, Europe, diapersonaplane, diapers on a plane, creating family memories, family travel, traveling with kids, misadventures traveling standby, Christmas, Scandinavian Christmas
Across town, in the opposite direction of the graffiti and promiscuous pictures was where we found our home for Christmas. This darling airbnb, with red cupboards in the kitchen and four single beds laying side by side each other in the bedroom, was perfect for our celebrations. Though we longed to be in Tromsø, we were finally in a...
Glamping in Moab, Moab RV, Arches National Park, Glamping in Tents
If you are looking for Moab Utah Campgrounds, but don't want to deal with taking a tent and all the supplies, glamping in Moab is a great alternative. Glamping is the next best thing to camping and vacationing outdoors.