In the spirit of romance, all week we are going to be bringing you heart-warming stories of the love that is blooming within the Airbnb community. From enterprising host couples who have used their earnings to finance their wedding day, to surprise engagements in the confines of a romantic abode, Airbnb has been lucky to be a part of many couples lives. These stories make us feel warm and fuzzy, and this week, we’ll be sharing them so you can feel the love too.
…just moments after the proposal.
…the place where the proposal happened.
…just moments before saying “I do.”
ExtraordinAiry Couple #1
Tessa & Dorian
“I thought there was no way he could be interested in me,” said Tessa. Added Dorian, “When I first met her, I thought she was the most beautiful and unique woman I had ever encountered.” Fast forward four years later, and this lovely duo has just recently walked down the aisle proclaiming “I do.” How was Airbnb.com involved? The proposal took place in this listing – a beautiful, cozy apartment in Paris.
Neither of them had been to France before, so they thought a trip for Tessa’s 26th birthday was the perfect excuse. That being said, Dorian clearly had other plans. He stuck a ring in his pocket and hoped he wouldn’t get mugged while waiting for exactly the right moment to ask. Towards the end of their 8 day stay they spent the afternoon exploring the city afoot, sampling different cafes and people-watching for hours. To end the perfect day, they cooked a meal together, snuggled on the couch to read (one of their favorite pastimes) and clasped hands in contentment.
“While we were reading