Hello. I live in St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada. I have used Airbnb extensively over the past 3 years when travelling throughout Europe on my own and with my family. I have never had a bad experience. I've never used Airbnb to book accommodation in the US, and hope all the benefits I've enjoyed overseas extends there. I plan on visiting Manhattan in October with my international student Amanda before she returns home to Brazil. I have been to the city on innumerable occasions, and look forward to visiting once again and enjoying the sights through the eyes of a first time visitor. I work at the same University Amanda studies at so we plan to visit during Reading week when we both have time off.