TOP NEWS Opens Up Doors On Unique Vacation Rentals

Glendale-based, an online marketplace for vacation rentals which is taking a decidely adventurous angle on lodging, said today that it has opened up its site to all travelers. The startup--which had initially been limiting its service to students only--said that travelers can now book on the company's site. offers up a somewhat kwirky -- and usually "adventurous" -- lodgings both here in the U.S. and overseas in Europe ans Asia. The site's listings include everything from rentals of a "smurf house", a hotel made out of concrete tubes, to a "mermaid cottage" made out of old bottles. is led by Michael Bolger. The startup says it is targeting travelers "seeking a little adventure within their crash-space".