Monthly Archives: April 2009

The Best Hot Dogs, Blue Cheese and Blue Crabs in the U.S.

You’re confused. What would a vacation home blog have anything to do with food? Think about it. At least 75 percent of a getaway–shoot, sometimes 100 percent–is devoted to sampling the locals’ cuisine. Unless you’re planning to fully utilize that … Continue reading

Leave a comment

The Mainstreaming of Vacation Home Rentals

As summer vacation inches closer to rearing its highlighted, shade-wearing head, you’re in full-on homework mode. Will it be a Cabo San Lucas vacation home or an Orlando vacation rental this year? A beach cottage or a lake house? As … Continue reading

Leave a comment

The Vacation Home Rule for a Recession

Salon.com writer Robert Lanham cracked me up today. In “Giving the recession the finger,” he describes the f–k it mentality embraced by some Americans in the face of mounting job losses, 401k annihilation and the $800 billion recovery (or spending, … Continue reading

Leave a comment