Because I understand the pitfalls of traveling internationally (there are so many things that can go wrong) and the weakness of some of Airbnb’s claims, I prefer not to use them when traveling abroad. Here’s why.
At first glance, the Mobile Foodie Survival Kit looks like another pretentious piece of Brooklyn hipster swag. Despite that, its actually a great spice rack if you’re going away for extended periods of time.
In the six years since Airbnb launched, the company has pretty much managed to redefine budget traveling. Since then, I’ve played the role as both host and guest in several countries and cities, with, more often than not, mixed feelings.