April 27, 2013 by tonyberkman
A few years ago a friend launched a website called Slow Traveller. It featured many vacation rentals and articles on enjoying and appreciating where you are by truly slowing down. I didn’t realize how vacation rentals fit into what she was calling slow travel as vacation rentals meant to me a villa in a destination such as Cabo San Lucas or a luxury Paris apartment rental. There was a sense that a vacation rental does slow down your trip, or in my view even inconvenience it, as the option of buying groceries, eating meals at the home and not being surrounded by crowds of people at the pool seemed to take away from the type of vacation that I enjoyed.
Last year, after some dramatic changes in my life, I needed to get away from work and the city and go to a place that was “out of the way”…
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