Singapore Tatler Homes - - EDITOR’S PICKS -

While stay­ing in a stranger’s house has be­come the norm since the launch of Airbnb, new travel plat­form Stay One De­gree wants to add fa­mil­iar­ity to the mix. While any­one can browse their se­lec­tion of spec­tac­u­lar homes around the world—from cas­tles in Scot­land to lux­u­ri­ous beach homes in Sey­chelles— you are only al­lowed to con­nect and book homes di­rectly to and from your net­work of friends and mu­tual con­nec­tions. Though it sounds lim­it­ing at first, it’s ac­tu­ally quite lib­er­at­ing for home­own­ers and trav­ellers alike. “For the home­own­ers, it of­fers peace of mind that renters ap­pre­ci­ate the place, while trav­ellers also get a unique ex­pe­ri­ence by stay­ing in a home of a lo­cal,” shares co-founder Thomas Ben­nett. stay­onede­

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