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Airbnb: A room with a view into people's lives

Depending on where and with whom you stay, you can arrive as a tourist and leave as a friend

The bungalow and its fireplace that attracted the writer. The hospitality was as warm as the fire and more personal than that of any hotel staff.

HAVE you ever been in a house so rich with history, the walls seem to whisper their stories? My sister and I were in Nuwara Eliya in Sri Lanka two weeks ago, where we stayed in an Airbnb apartment. It was a beautiful one, too, a colonial bungalow near Gregory Lake and the town centre. I think we...

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