Airbnb just announced that it would be publishing a magazine and joining the august company of the hard hitting journalists at Delta Airlines and Hilton Hotels (just kidding, please hire us). Called Pineapple, it's a quarterly travel publication that will be distributed to more than 18,000 Airbnb hosts for free. Thanks to our exclusive reporting (we made up some stuff we thought would be funny), we got an exclusive early look at the table of contents:
Publisher's Corner: A friendly note from Brian Chesky on why Daly City is the new Crocker-Amazon.
San Francisco: It’s More Than the Mission! A guide to SF’s under-the-radar microhoods, including SoMa, Noe Valley, and Hayes.
Oakland: It’s very real, but you shouldn’t go there. Here’s why.
“He’s My Cousin From Ecuador” Seven handy lies to use on snoopy landlords.
Giants Caps and Constantly Smelling Like Pot: How to trick the apartment neighbors into believing you live there too.
It’s Exactly Like Staying with a Friend, but You Have to Pay Money, and They're Not Actually Your Friend: The sharing economy, explained.
The Coffee Is Supposed to Taste Sour and Your Cocktail Is Supposed to Cost $14: And other important tips for eating out in SF.
Exploring the Little-Known Back Allies of Pier 39: A photo essay.
The Cable Cars Are Not in the Uber Network: Frequently asked transportation questions.
In a Legal Jam? Here’s David Chiu’s Cell Number. He’s cool. He’ll bail you out.