Workcations – Could you be a digital nomad?

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 […]

All About Me!!

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 […]

Why Short-Rentals are the perfect solution to your relocations?

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 […]

Cleaning & Housekeeping is at the Heart

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 […]

Short Stay Rentals’ ‘Excellent Facilities’ a Masterclass

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 […]



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, […]

#Book Direct

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 […]