Now that we are up and running as a business (thanks to airbnb) I thought it would be a good exercise for us to see how many guests actually leave a review. Sometimes we feel we do everything and more for a guest and even after that they don’t write a review.
We never underestimate the importance of a review and vica versa as we, as hosts are obliged to do a review on the guest and our experience too which we always consider very important for other hosts to see a review on potential guests. [click to continue…]
Afew weeks back I met up with Danny, an Airbnb guest who stayed with us last year and who has become a really good friend since. Danny is the guy behind lifelisted – it’s a bucket list but it’s okay he’s not dying!
He’s only a young thing who wants to achieve interesting and some spectacular things before he hits a certain age. One of them was to go to Dublin for St Patrick’s Day, when I saw it on his list I was hoping that somehow I would make it to join him. [click to continue…]
We were asked if we would like to attend a meeting at Airbnb Barcelona. Sure, no problem, we’ve done them before and it is always great to chat to the Barcelona team. Then we read the email in full. Brian Chesky, the Co-Founder and CEO of Airbnb was going to be in Barcelona for the meeting! This was very exciting indeed! [click to continue…]
What an amazing busy start to 2013. Naturally we were a little nervous about bringing on a new apartment to our profile let alone 3 within 2 months of each other. Whilst it has been a learning curve it has also been great fun and has certainly filled up our days.
There is someone who has made a huge difference to our lives recently and that is Louis. This is our knight in shining armor. He’s our new laundry guy and what a top service he provides; high quality, punctual and great value.
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