Tourist duped into booking roadside shipping container on Airbnb
A British tourist in Amsterdam received a shock when he arrived at his Airbnb lodgings to discover he had booked a stay in a roadside shipping container.
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Two Black Baptist Pastors Waiting for Roadside Assistance ‘Treated Like Criminals’ by Wisconsin Sheriff’s Deputy
They were stuck on the side of a suburban highway, waiting for assistance. Instead, what they got was a jarring question from a sheriff’s deputy and a background check.
Well, we’ve got the four corners in place. Residency, health cover, Italian driving licences and getting the car registered are all done. And we’ve got most of the edges in place too: getting the house and teaching work sorted out; indeed, they are starting to fill in much of the overall picture too. But there […]
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An original Peak District landscape painting inspired by a rain storm over the Dark Peak, Derbyshire. I love the drama of the pink sky looming over and the bleak moor beneath, and the suggestion of rain bouncing off the gritstone escarpments. I created this contemporary Peak District landscape art using ink, conte crayon and watercolour […]
Proposed laws, which would restrict the use of short term holiday letting sites like Airbnb for hosts, have passed through the Seanad. A recent Daft.ie report showed there were more properties to rent to tourists in Dublin than there are for long-term tenants. A bill brought forward by Labour’s Senator Kevin Humphreys passed through the Seanad […]
Originally published on April 4 as a blog for Inside Housing. What do you think have been the two fastest-growing forms of housing over the last decade? The trends since the financial crisis of falling home ownership, declining social renting and surging private renting have only recently shown signs of going into reverse and we’ve […]
The Latest: Russia: UK must apologize in nerve agent case Washington Post UK military research boss says unable to say yet whether nerve agent was made in Russia – Sky Reuters Putin calls for probe into poisoning of former spy in UK The Hill Here’s why Russia would lose a second Cold War — and would be unwise […]