A Journey Backwards : Airbnb whirlwinds

【明報專訊】Since Airbnb came into being, travelling has become cheaper, and more flexible than before. It is almost always more affordable to book an Airbnb accommodation for a group of 6, than to put everyone into a hotel. Solo travellers may sometimes get a decent private room on Airbnb at the price of a hostel dorm. The newly afforded benefits, however, come with risk. In addition to extreme cases like death from unsafe accommodations and racist treatments from hosts, the general quality of Airbnb accommodations varies a lot, to an extent that they become remarkable memories of certain trips.