Have you lived too long with an entry you don’t love, vowing that this will be the year of the new front yard? Before beginning your project, you’ll want to consider all the elements and how they work in concert to create great curb appeal and a wonderful welcome to your home.Read More
Cue music, “I’m on a Boat.” If you’ve ever wanted to have a proper vacation on a boat, but without being stuck out to sea, then here’s your chance. Best of all, you won’t get seasick. And HomeAway can make it happen.
Welcome to the Boat & Lighthouse, which is just that, a boat and lighthouse vacation rental in Sarasota, Florida that you can actually stay in. Pulling up, it feels a bit like stumbling upon a vintage beach home amidst the Caribbean jungle, as lush vegetation surrounds the property, giving it a retreat feeling that you can’t just find anywhere on Florida’s Gulf Coast. Best boat vacation ever?Read More
For the second time this year the votes are in! HomeAway owners and travelers chose the 2016 Best Space Showcase Winners for Savory Kitchen, Brilliant Backyard and the most Unique Retreat. Looking to rent the best vacation rental HomeAway offers? Now is your chance.
Experience a villa on the romantic Isle Blanca complete with a dream kitchen, or escape to the Yucatan to stay in a rental voted best in show for its beautiful backyard. The most unique retreat can be found on the coast of Greece, its 20-meter infinity pool makes this rental extra special. Which one would you choose to rent?Read More
Going to the Summer Olympics is a once-in-a-lifetime trip for most people. And as we head into the 28th edition of the Summer Olympic Games, taking place this summer in Brazil, perhaps going to the Olympics has never been more accessible (Thank you, modern-day travel advancements). However, attending the Olympics is easier said then done, especially when you consider that it’s one of the most expensive events to travel for. While airfares are at a premium, hotel rates are even more so. Hotels that aren’t sold out already often have rooms that are several times the typical rate.Read More
You have only one chance to make a first impression. So it’s important that the entry to your house is welcoming to guests, reflects your personal style and makes you feel happy and comfortable as soon as you walk through the door. This space sets the tone for the rest of your home.Read More
What if you could spend the night in an airplane? Alright, so perhaps just by itself, it doesn’t sound very appealing now does it? But what if you could spend the night in an airplane pimped out into a two-bedroom suite, perched above the Costa Rica jungle, and overlooking the Pacific Ocean? Now we’re talking! Well such a place exists, and I’m here to tell you all about it.Read More
Planning a remodel is always a financial balancing act, no matter the budget. Chances are, you’ll need to scrimp a little (or a lot) to make room in the budget for the things that are most important to you. But how do you make those decisions?Read More
Just a few weeks ago I wrote about what the top-ten most popular spring destinations among HomeAway users were. And the results were both surprising and not surprising at all. What wasn’t surprising was that nearly the entire list was made up of beach destinations, a number of which were in Florida. However, most surprising was that the num. one destination wasn’t a beach destination at all, but rather The Villages, in Central Florida, which is one of the largest retirement communities in America.Read More