A view of the Elbe is special enough in Germany to deserve its own word, Elbblick, which is the perfect way to describe Matilde’s light-filled apartment in Hamburg. Whether you enjoy unobstructed Elbe views from the bedroom, dining room or living room, the only downside is you may lose track of time counting the passing ships, rather than enjoying the city’s world-famous nightlife. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Photo: @miss_anri
While you may feel like you’re deep in the jungle, Matt and Ron’s plant-filled penthouse is in one of the most central neighborhoods in Auckland. Whether you choose to walk to the famous Sky Tower, Viaduct Harbour or Queen Street, you’ll be happy to come home to tail wags from Teddy the Miniature Schnauzer. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Photo: @mrcigar
Aaron loves helping people get to know Austin and connect with other travelers and locals. His sunset kayak cruise is one of his favorite ways to do just that. You’ll paddle the length of downtown, arriving at the Congress Avenue Bridge in time to witness a million-plus bats leave their roost for a night out. It’s the perfect prelude for you to do the same. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Click the link for more #AirbnbExperiences that let locals show you the best of their city.
Francesco and Isabella believe Tuscan food should be savored from the ground up. Join them on their hilltop farm to pick seasonal ingredients on your way to a feast you’ll prepare together. If the timing’s right, you might even get to hunt for rare white truffles. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ For more #AirbnbExperiences rooted in local traditions, click the link in our bio.
Not all those who wander are lost, especially if you find your way to Kayte’s pet-friendly underground hut in Orondo, Washington. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Enjoy breathtaking views of the Columbia River and surrounding hills while you cozy up to the indoor fireplace. When hunger strikes, nearby Chelan has restaurants like Bear Foods and Stormy Mountain Brewing that are perfect for breakfast, second breakfast, elevensies and lunch. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Photo: @indiegramz
Parents and children alike will enjoy the uninterrupted views of the Tasman Sea from Jackie’s beach house in Batehaven. After a day spent petting wombats at Birdland Animal Park and enjoying the surf at Caseys Beach, you’ll sleep like a baby to the sound of waves lapping on shore. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Photo: @gameofcrohnssite
How do you get a 500-year-old walled city to open up and show you its true colors? By meeting up with Andy, a local architect who’s in love with Old San Juan. He won’t just point stuff out to you—he’ll take you into private homes, secret towers, and other off-limits places. And because he seems to know everyone, he’ll make you feel welcome, not just well-informed. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ All fees for this social impact experience go to the Puerto Rico Historic Buildings Drawing Society. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Tap the link in our bio to find out how the Airbnb community is helping Puerto Rico rebuild stronger than ever. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Photo: @natepoekert
From the light to the layout, everything about Sol and Luca’s apartment seems to welcome you. Whether you spend the day at nearby Ocean Park Beach or roaming the cobblestones of Old San Juan, you’ll come back to a place that feels like home. It’s a truly special place, but then again, so is Puerto Rico itself. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Tap the link in our bio to learn more about the warmth of the island, and the people. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Photo: @natepoekert
Beautiful weather calls for a bike ride into town, and Briscous has all the charm and goods you'd expect in the Basque countryside. Grab some local drinks and a Hoberena pâté at the market. Then cycle back to this 18th-century farmhouse where you can sip on your new favorite red in the garden. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Photo: @casabarcarola
According to Sahar, the best way to experience Munich is through its wide variety of local food. She’ll lead you to her favorite culinary hotspots and famous landmarks alike, ending the journey with an authentic Bavarian beer and pizza that is worthy of Munich's nickname, “the most northern Italian city”. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Click the link in our bio for more #AirbnbExperiences created and led by locals like Sahar.
Alita’s farmhouse atop Nashua's rolling hills has all the makings of the perfect getaway: an open layout with touches of timber, 360° views of Byron Bay’s vast hinterland, and a daybed on the deck for basking in the sun. It’s just the place to hang your hat (or four) for the weekend. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Photo: @alitatemple