In the May Travel Issue of 7x7, we featured one of Airbnb's most striking properties in California: the Off-grid itHouse in Pioneertown is a marvel of green design, with modern interiors and an almost entirely glass structure that looks upon the otherworldly desertscape that surrounds it. With so many more one-of-a-kind dwellings in their repertoire, we thought it only fair to share Airbnb's seven coolest California properties to inspire the wanderlusters among us to hit the road. Happy trails to you.
There’s no place like home, but when you go on vacation, finding the right home away from home can make or break a vacation. Hotels come in all shapes and sizes -- some are luxurious, others budget-friendly. In the end, it’s the little things that make a difference, turning visitors into repeat customers.
La Playa Hotel, Carmel
From the rooftop of Rio’s Fasano hotel, the setting sun illuminated Sugarloaf Mountain to cinematic effect while perfectly tanned couples in tiny bathing suits soaked up the last waning rays from sunbeds around the infinity pool.
In Phoenix, the locals know that when the mercury starts to creep up, resort rates fall and it’s time to live like rock stars.
What do you know about MALT? No, not the grain that’s used to make whiskey and beer.
When did we forget how to go on vacation? These days, a week off means an opportunity to do more stuff. From paradise, we Instagram and tweet every last relaxing moment, never escaping long enough to untether from the chatter. What if there were a place somewhere at the end of the world where there is gloriously nothing to do?