I’m Dana McMahan, a freelance writer and Airbnb superhost in Louisville Kentucky.
and host of United Airlines Three Perfect Days Louisville.
With a mixed up, mashed up background that includes absurd amounts of food around the world, serial renovations, Airbnb hosting, adventure sports, and dogs, I want to have my bourbon and drink it, too.
If I can’t have too much bourbon I don’t want any at all
(Thank you Colette)
As a writer, I contribute to sites like NBC News and Apartment Therapy/The Kitchn, and have written for Rachael Ray, Delta Sky, and Food Network magazines; the LA Times, London Telegraph, and Washington Post; Salon, Esquire, Lonely Planet, Fodors, CNN Travel, Food Republic, and CondeNastTraveler.com; and a slew of other outlets.
My topics? All the cool and interesting things in life (see above). I’ve also been covering the culinary and drinks scene in Louisville and bourbon country for Louisville Courier Journal since 2010. My portfolio’s here if you’d like to take a look.
What else? I’m one of Airbnb’s longest tenured superhosts, with two places at our Victorian in Old Louisville. I help aspiring hosts with coaching and tips at So You Wanna Be a Superhost. Oh, and I love my dogs, like, a LOT. I lead a walking tour Airbnb Experience with my big mountain dog mutt Cassius Thunderpaws.