Workcations – Could you be a digital nomad? Workcation combines work and vacation, take your job travelling! Not only does this allow you to experience new cultures and destinations, but it can also have numerous benefits for your life. As we head into a new year of 2023- what will it mean for our working patterns?.. There is a lot of opportunities for a more flexible and hybrid way to
Confessing biggest failures as a property manager and short term rental owner
All About Me!! So you can get to know me- your host- a little bit better, here are 12 random facts about me: I am a food obsessive!… as a trained chef and having had a 20+ year career as a food editor and food stylist for magazines and cookery books I can honestly say that food to me is an absolute joy and heart of my life.
Why Short-Rentals are the perfect solution to your relocations? At Living-Away properties we’ve had guests from all over the world who use us a stop-gap when they land in the UK. Everywhere from Mexico, Hong Kong, Singapore, America, Australia and Europe we’ve absolutely loved welcoming them here. One of the great joys of meeting people is helping them with our local knowledge and being able to offer a concierge service.
The job of cleaning living-away short term rentals are a win-win for everyone!… My housekeeping teams love working for this dynamic industry of short term rentals where no two days are the same and the pace of work means you don’t notice the day pass in a flash. Working in teams is fun and there is great cameraderie. All of the teams I work with have had the opportunity and
I write this as Liverpool FC’s domination continues. Liverpool are chasing history in 2021-22, seeking an unprecedented quadruple of titles. They’re halfway there. ‘The Reds’ as they’re referred to, have been battling on four competitive fronts this season: the English Premier League, the UEFA Champions League, the FA Cup and the Carabao Cup (League Cup). They’ve claimed two of the titles already. The city is immensely proud of both of their football
What Does “Excellent Facilities in Short Stay Rentals” Really Mean? You’ll see this phrase over-used in describing short stay rentals. Today I was reminded why here at Living-Away we put facilities and equipment at the heart of the setting up of properties. In a review received today, this is what a guest kindly wrote.. “Best place for friends gathering, comfortable living room, relaxed chat. Beautiful bedrooms, well equipped bathroom, and
This week saw some re-painting in one of the properties – Millbrook-Living. Not that it had had significant wear and tear but more that we didn’t love what we did the first time!.. It was painted in August 2020 in Dulux Teal Touch.. definitely not the Teal tone we’d had in mind (should have done a sample pot first!) it turned out quick brash and bright – it just used
At the moment Sheffield is host to the world’s largest snooker championship – 2 weeks of drama and skill played out in front of a live audience of only 1000 and making the atmosphere electric! The iconic Crucible Theatre (Grade II listed) is 50 years old this year, in 2021. For the 2 week stint, I have guests in all my properties in Sheffield for the championships who have travelled
As a traveller you want to be always seeking to book direct with owners. You will get the best service, flexibility and most importantly -price. How to book direct?.. find the accommodation you like the look of on the online portals like Airbnb, Booking com, VRBO and then look for clues as to who’s property listing it is. Sometimes it’s as simple as copy and pasting a property title into