Tag Archive: HomeAway Holiday Rentals

May 06

London, Last Stop on our Grand Tour of the Globe

It was fitting that our final ‘home away from home’ of our twelve month grand tour was exactly the kind of place we love to settle into. The delightful flat in London’s West End was much more of a home than a rental. A couple of the apartments we stayed at during the year felt …

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Mar 21

To Porto, to Present Grantourismo, Talk Travel and Taste Wine

From chilly Edinburgh, where our yearlong grand tour officially ended, we went to the splendid Atlantic coast city of Porto in Northern Portugal, where we shed some layers, soaked up some welcome sunshine, saw cobalt skies for the first time in months, and attended Wine Pleasures’ 2011 International Wine Tourism Conference. As wine, along with …

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Mar 12

Grantourismo Travel Blogging Competition: February Winners

For our twelfth and final contest in our yearlong series of monthly Grantourismo HomeAway Holiday-Rentals travel blogging competitions we asked you to list your 10 most memorable travel moments. It was a tough contest to judge this year with so many outstanding entries, but our February Competition winners are… FIRST PRIZE A stay at a HomeAway Holiday-Rentals …

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Feb 15

Grantourismo Travel Blogging Competition: February

For our final contest in our yearlong series of monthly Grantourismo HomeAway Holiday-Rentals travel blogging competitions we have an easy task for you: we want you to create an inspirational list of your 10 most memorable travel moments. The photo above? That illustrates one of Terence’s most memorable moments of our Grantourismo trip, when he got …

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Feb 14

Grantourismo Travel Blogging Competition: January Winners

For our eleventh contest in our yearlong series of monthly Grantourismo HomeAway Holiday-Rentals travel blogging competitions we asked you to create a blog post on the theme of slowing down and settling in to a place for a while. Our January Competition winners are… FIRST PRIZE, a stay at a HomeAway Holiday-Rentals property anywhere in the world valued at UK£500/US$750, …

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