Are you an AirBnB’er? We haven’t ever stayed in one but man do they have a fun site. Looks like you can stay in everything from an Airstream in Malibu…
And what I didn’t know about AirBnB until last night, was that you can also use it to book experiences. Yep. They’ve got everything from Classes & Workshops, to Food & Drink, to Arts, Nature, Sports, History, Health & Wellness, Entertainment and Music.
For example, I discovered that there’s a guy in Boston who will teach you how to fly a hot air balloon for $300. It’s a 3-hour lesson and the price includes “delebratory drinks for a traditional post-flight toast”.
And there’s a gal named Sara who will take you on a 2.5 hour sunset hike to the Dent de Jaman in Switzerland:
The cost is $32 per person and that includes “a typical Swiss apéro including bread, local cheeses, dried meats and wine”.
Chelsea, teaches a 2-hour flower design class on a flower farm in Portland, Oregon.
Her description reads, “This class will start off at Sweet Delilah Farm where we will learn about harvesting tips and tricks for the flowers before we select our own to use for the class. We’ll then take about a minute-long adventure to another urban farm, right down the road, where we’ll use the flowers we’ve harvested to design our own bouquets and centerpieces. During this class you’ll be get the experience of spending time at two awesome urban farms in Portland where you’ll have time to explore both farms, learn from the farmers, and take home bouquets that you designed yourself.” The cost is $75 per person and includes the vases and flowers.
James, in Austin, Texas will take you on a Taco Tour for $50.
His bio reads: “My name is James, I’m a native Austinite, recovering professional chef, aspiring orchid farmer, pre-professional arborist, and taco scholar. I’ve spent many years in Austin finding the best off-the-beaten path taco spots, and I’m excited to share them with you!“. The tour includes one taco at each location and “all the Topo Chico (sparkling mineral water) you can drink”. He has 18 really great reviews from satisfied customers so it must be a pretty fun 2.5 hours!
Anywho- I had fun exploring this new (to me, anyways) aspect of their site and thought I’d share the discovery with you in case you weren’t aware of it yet either. There were so many unique things to choose from in addition to the ones I featured above. Recording sessions, bread baking, paddle board tours (in Venice!), personal styling, culture walks, secret concerts with Broadway stars…the list literally goes on and on.
And if you did already know about it and have already tried out an experience or two, I know we’d all love to hear about it so I hope you’ll share them below! 🙂