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At home for the holidays: Long Beach, California

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This January, after getting my Master’s degree in Edinburgh, along the way all but inevitably falling in love with Scotland, I returned to America a sadder, wiser, whisky-scented man. I had meant to stay in Edinburgh, but it is apparently impossible to claim asylum in the UK on the basis of US student loan debt. My appeals arguing that complicity …

HomeAway.co.ukAt home for the holidays: Long Beach, California
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Meet Gareth Metcalf, owner of Rose Apartments in Edinburgh

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Continuing our series in which we meet and introduce you to some of our holiday home owners, today we are meeting Gareth Metcalf, owner of Rose Apartments in Edinburgh. Sitting in the city’s New Town area, Rose Apartments is a newly refurbished and renovated holiday home, perfect for exploring the Scottish capital. Whilst Edinburgh might not immediately spring to mind …

HomeAway.co.ukMeet Gareth Metcalf, owner of Rose Apartments in Edinburgh
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Meet Rebecca Winke, owner of a historic stone farmhouse close to Assisi

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The sun has definitely come out for May; things are hotting up as we move towards those all-important summer holidays. With many of us booking this year’s getaway right now, we have been introducing you to some of our holiday-home owners to give you an insight into what it’s like to be ‘on the other side’ – and share some …

HomeAway.co.ukMeet Rebecca Winke, owner of a historic stone farmhouse close to Assisi
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Meet Jan Stewart, owner of a central London apartment and luxury villa in Vis, Croatia

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This week we continue our series in which we meet and introduce you to one of our holiday-home owners. For today’s post we meet Jan Stewart and her partner Mike, owners of two holiday apartments listed with HomeAway UK. The first is on the sun-kissed island of Vis, a beautiful retreat situated in Croatia’s spectacular Dalmatian Coast; Jan and Mike’s …

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Meet Paula Grainger, owner of 2-bedroom holiday cottage in Limeuil

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This week we are introducing a new spin on our Friday series, meeting some of our holiday homeowners, and finding out what makes them tick. We’ll ask why they chose to buy their rental, and what makes the place they chose to set up a home away from home so special to them. Hopefully we’ll get some funny stories along …

HomeAway.co.ukMeet Paula Grainger, owner of 2-bedroom holiday cottage in Limeuil