Episodes

Jan. 20, 2022

How to Buy and Build Airbnbs Thousands of Miles Away from Where You L…

In just a moment you’ll meet Kelly Cronin — the creator of Cronin's Castles, which is a new collection of unique short-term renta…

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Jan. 12, 2022

From HGTV Producer to STR-Tech Start Up Founder — Meet Annie Sloan

In just a moment, you’ll meet Annie Sloane — Co-Founder and CEO of The Host Co. Have you ever been in an Airbnb and wished you co…

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Jan. 5, 2022

How They Built a Luxurious, Eco-Friendly Escape in the Canadian Fores…

In just a moment, you’ll meet Emily Padan — co-creator and co-owner of Hinter Company.  A few years ago, Emily left her career as…

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Dec. 29, 2021

How They Built a Tiny Cabin in the Blue Ridge Mountains

In just a moment, you’ll meet Tim and Cindi Spaulding — the builders, designers, and hosts of Salamander Ridge — a charming tiny …

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Dec. 10, 2021

From Serving in Afghanistan to Hosting on Airbnb: Meet the Founders o…

In just a moment, you’ll meet Daniel and Fawn Shear, the founders of Seasons' Yield Farm. Daniel, like his father before him, …

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Nov. 24, 2021

How She Transformed a Horse Barn into an Enchanting California Airbnb…

In just a moment you’ll meet Michaela Carozza, the creator and host of one of Carmel Valley’s top-rated Airbnbs.  Michaela had b…

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Nov. 17, 2021

How They Launched an Airbnb Glamping Resort for Under $700

In just a moment you’ll meet Alla and Garrett Hohn — the creators of The Hohnstead, which is a mini-glamping resort featuring a c…

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Nov. 4, 2021

How to Build a Modern Mountain Home That Stands Out on Airbnb

In just a moment, you’ll meet Andrew and Bianca — founders of the Serenity Hill Group, a growing collection of luxury Airbnb esca…

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Oct. 13, 2021

How They Built Bespoke Airbnbs to Help Fund Their Goat Dairy: The Sto…

In just a moment you’ll meet Louisa Conrad, Co-Founder of Big Picture Farm.  Big Picture Farm is a Vermont farmstead goat dairy a…

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Sept. 23, 2021

How to Transform a Backyard Shed into a Luxury Airbnb Cottage

In just a moment you’ll meet Maris LeBlanc and JR Amantea, the creators of The Little House of Essex — a chic cottage near the Co…

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July 28, 2021

How to Design a Luxury Airbnb in Harmony with Nature

In just a moment you’ll meet Laura Gentry and Carollani Sandberg — the creators of The Sagecliffe Satori, a luxurious Airbnb cabi…

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July 8, 2021

How They Built 5 of the Most Unique Stays on Airbnb — Meet the Clark …

On this episode of Behind the Stays, you’ll meet Eli Clark and Alexa Lang from Clark Family Silos.    Eli grew up on a farm in …

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July 1, 2021

How to Choose a Design Style for Your Airbnb and Why It Matters

In a minute, you’ll meet Valerie Malone — Creator and Founder of Quill Decor, a design consultancy that specializes in short-term…

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June 3, 2021

Fourth Generation Dairy Farmers, First Generation Airbnb Empresses — …

The idea was born on a road trip from Waco, Texas to Ferndale, California.    Merritt Brodt and her daughter, Callie Alexandre,…

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April 28, 2021

How to Build a Tiny House Airbnb with No Money — Meet the Woodruffs

They met at a Starbucks.  Amber was working as a barista and Tyler had just moved from Utah to Tennessee.  They didn't know it…

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Feb. 25, 2021

How She Built It — Meet the Founder of Bees Nees Getaways Who Brought…

Meet Katie Denton — a mother of three small children and a lifelong lover of travel and fine hospitality.

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Feb. 11, 2021

From Flight Attendant to Top-Rated Airbnb Host — Meet the Creator of …

Suzie has spent most of her life working at the intersection of travel and customer service.  She traveled the world as a flight…

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Jan. 21, 2021

Meet the Family of Hospitality Entrepreneurs who Turned a WW2 Train C…

When they purchased their home in 2016, the Smith family had no idea what adventures lay ahead. On the far edge of their property…

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Jan. 13, 2021

An Escape to the Cape at Camp Adelaide — A Rustic-Chic Airbnb Stay in…

On this epsiode of Behind the Stays, Zach interviews Kristen Bishop — a real estate professional who purchased the historic guest…

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Jan. 8, 2021

Welcome to Behind The Stays — Trailer

Welcome to Behind the Stays — a podcast that shares the stories behind your favorite Airbnbs and the hosts who’ve made them memor…

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