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Would you sleep atop the world’s most modern ski jump?

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Calling all thrill-seeking ski bunnies: at the end of the month, Airbnb is giving away two nights in the penthouse atop Oslo’s Holmenkollen ski jump.

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The site of multiple Winter Olympics and World Championship competitions the “World’s most modern ski jump” is 60 meters high, but don’t get any ideas about an epic ride. Only pros are allowed to use the ramp.

If you think you can handle the height, submit 100 words on why you’d like to stay the night by March 16 and win a one night stay at the Holmenkollen ski-jump on Airbnb.

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Topic social networks – our enemies or new best friends?

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Apart from the occasional taxi driver or a waiter, the average tourist doesn’t often get the opportunity to meet locals during his or her trip. However, things are slowly changing. Booking trips on-line can result in interesting encounters and friendships. More info

Airbnb takes steps to become official part of the hospitality landscape in Europe

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Airbnb will start collecting taxes from property owners in Amsterdam, following complaints from hoteliers in the city. In an agreement signed between the home sharing pioneer and city officials, Airbnb hosts will pay a tourist tax which will then be passed on to the authorities. More info

Topic social networks – our enemies or new best friends?

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Apart from the occasional taxi driver or a waiter, the average tourist doesn’t often get the opportunity to meet locals during his or her trip. However, things are slowly changing. Booking trips on-line can result in interesting encounters and friendships.

More info