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June 25, 2013

Airbnb: No-Hotel Travel for All Ages

…Increasing numbers are going online to rent regular people’s cars through sites like RelayRides, book stays through Airbnb or Couchsurfing, even find a backyard campsite at CampInMyGarden. In 2008, Airbnb

June 2, 2016

Video of the Week: An AirBnB Retirement

…of traveling (and counting), 45 countries, 125 cities, 85 AirBnBs. Michael and Debbie Campbell had been in”what’s next?” mode — they’d been wondering what their retirement might look like. When…

October 19, 2016

The Freebird Club: A New AirBnB Just for Seniors

Peter Mangan, founder of the Freebird Club, knew he was onto something when he noticed that his dad, who was 75, more than enjoyed welcoming guests to their Airbnb home…

August 27, 2013

How to Make Money and Friends from Your Spare Room

…turning consumers into providers. But New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman’s recent opinion piece about the site Airbnb put the sharing economy on the mainstream map (click here to read…

July 8, 2013

11 Tips for No-Hotel Travel

Airbnb for a week (click here to see our story about traveling with, booking a single night on an air mattress closer to home courtesy of (watch next…

May 3, 2016

Seniors Traveling Solo: Some Great Solutions

…free. AirBnB is cheaper than most hotels. The 300-plus options listed for Vancouver, Canada range from $20 to $157 per night, with an average rate of $99. Single supplement? AirBnB

April 18, 2016

Life Expectancy Depends on Where You Live + more from the week online

…21 cents, or some pipe coupling. Take the Atlantic’s quiz to see the whole list. Retirement Seniors: The fastest growing segment on AirBnB You’ve probably heard of AirBnB and it…

November 2, 2018

Tech can turn an extra room into extra $$

…legal concierge. The monthly services are cancellable anytime. Airbnb A logical option for a senior with extra space who wants to dip their toe in the water, Airbnb charges a…

April 19, 2015

A 103-year-old earns her high school diploma – and more from the week online

…eventually lead to broad changes in the law. To read more, click here. Airbnb has launched in Cuba AirBnB – the site that connects people who have spare rooms with…

January 2, 2018

Find gigs online and earn extra cash

…two are closely related. And, you can even host an Airbnb “experience” — such as an expert Manhattan shopping expedition or a sneaker-painting workshop. Airbnb charges 3 to 5 percent…

July 16, 2013

Couchsurfing for Seniors: Much More Than a Free Place to Stay

Peer-to-peer travel: It’s a growing movement made possible by the Internet. Recently, we wrote about (click here to read that). Here’s another, even cheaper and friendlier way to connect…

September 29, 2015

Refugees Welcome! Crowdsourcing a Citizen Solution

…boat ride, the border crossings and train rides comes life in a mass shelter. That’s where the humanitarian matchmaking site Fluchtlinge Willkommen steps in. It’s been called an AirBnB, a…

April 22, 2014

The Webby Awards: This Year’s Best Sites and Apps

…vote. AirBnB The hotel alternative, AirBnB connects you to an individual host in the place you’re visiting. Stay in a spare room, or rent someone’s apartment while they gone. Click…

September 5, 2017

Harvey Recovery: 5 Ways You and Your Computer Can Help

…progress, so you can check back frequently. Click here to donate items via Amazon 2. Open Your Home AirBnB is making it easy for people in areas of Texas and…

June 8, 2018

New Scams on the horizon

…of different and new scams have made the news, listed here in alphabetical order: Airbnb Scam This scam involving users of the popular AirBnB site that lets travelers rent an…