The Venice of the North – St. Petersburg, Russia

Travel Recommendations

Length of Stay

I recommend at least a week if you are able to take that much time. We only had three days and I wish we had more time.

Transportation

Public transit is all you need to get around the city. It’s so easy!

Lodging

We stayed at a hotel, AZIMUT Hotel St. Petersburg.

Clothing

Being on the coast, it was much cooler than...

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Tips for Starting Your Vacation Rental Off on the Right Foot

Get your property listed with these simple tips:

  • Pictures of a clean and bright home with simple decorative touches. You want to give a good impression.
  • Clutter and personal items put away, no one wants to stay in a place that looks lived in by someone all the time with personal photos on the wall.
  • Welcome Book with check out basics such as what to do with trash/ recycle
  • Provide the basics,...
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Climate Based Items

Make your guests feel right at home by providing climate essentials. Guests might forget to pack certain items when visiting your home. Or they may not even realize they should have packed an item.

For our home in Scottsdale, we stock the home with pool towels, sunblock, and aloe vera. Not only do we have a pool but our sun is hot and strong. Even being outside for 30 minutes, you'll burn.

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First Throwned – Moscow, Russia

Travel Recommendations: Moscow, Russia

Length of Stay

We stayed in Moscow for three full days. We could have definitely done a week and still have more to explore. I would opt in for more time if you can.

Transportation

The public transit was really excellent. We were there during the World Cup and the major stations had sings in English in addition to Russian Cyrillic. I am not sure if that is something they plan to keep or expand.

Lodging

We stayed...

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The City of Spires – Copenhagen, Denmark

Travel Recommendations: Copenhagen, Denmark

Length of Stay

I recommend four full days so you can take a day trip to Møns Klint, Ribe, or Malmö, Sweden.

Transportation

Their public transportation is great, we used the metro for everything.

Lodging

We opted for an AirBnB since it was so easy to get around.

Clothing

We went during the springtime and the weather was perfect. We were told that it rains, a lot. So pack for weather in the 60s...

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La Isla Bonita – Ambergris Caye, Belize

Travel Recommendations: Ambergris Caye, Belize

Length of Stay

During our travels to Belize, we stayed on Ambergris Caye for a week. It was the perfect amount of time to explore the island, go SCUBA diving, and visit the mainland.

Transportation

All the resorts and hotels have bikes or golf carts to rent to get around. I would recommend either...

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The Golden City – Prague, Czech Republic

Travel Recommendations: Prague, Czech Republic

Length of Stay

I suggest you allow yourself four full days to explore the local area and take a day trip to a nearby country such as Slovakia. Don't forget your passports!

Transportation

Prague has an excellent subway and train system; it is definitely the best way to travel. Uber is also available and we used it on two occasions; first, to...

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Rocky Point/Arizona’s Beach – Puerto Peñasco, Mexico

Travel Recommendations: Puerto Peñasco, Mexico (Rocky Point, Mexico)

Length of Stay

We stayed three nights and it felt like the perfect length of stay. Just enough time to really relax

Transportation

You can pretty much drive your car wherever you want to go but it can get confusing not knowing the area and the random stop signs. Cabs are readily available to take you where you need to go. It pretty much costs $20 to get from your resort to...

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