I am originally from the beautiful Maritimes in New Brunswick, Canada but have lived in a few other provinces as well. From Ottawa, Ontario to Calgary, Alberta, then back to Ottawa, and then the big move from Canada to the US in late 2004 to Palo Alto, CA. As much as we love the perfect climate here in California, we do miss the snow days! I work at Stanford University and really enjoy such a beautiful workplace! My husband and I love to travel as much as we can and have tried AIRBNB many times and have never been disappointed! From beautiful Napa Valley to scenic Vancouver, BC then on to a couple of spots in Italy (Florence and Venice). I can't think of a better way to enjoy the area you are visiting than staying in one of the homes. You truly get to enjoy the true flavor of the area. Can't wait until our next AIRBNB experience!