Ten years ago, if you stayed in the home of a stranger you met online your sanity would be questioned. Since then, Airbnb has changed the vacation rental game worldwide. Thanks to the rise of the sharing economy, today’s travelers are more open than ever to crashing couches and sharing coffee machines when boarding abroad.
Most Airbnb rentals are nothing out of the ordinary, but with 1.2 million listings in 190 different countries you’re bound to find some conversation pieces. Here are ten unique accommodations that stretch the definition of “home away from home.”
New Zealand is already famous for being the backdrop of the world’s most beloved fantasy. In this shoe-shaped bed and breakfast, guests have a chance to live out a fairytale of their own. Little old woman not included.