Meet Myriam, 26, a law student and host on Airbnb in Bordeaux

For Myriam, being a host on Airbnb was a solution to better enjoy her student life. “Thanks to Airbnb, I’m able to have more fun. I can often to go to restaurants more often, I can have drinks with friends or go to the cinema“.

Myriam has been a host on Airbnb for two years now. I obviously asked for and got my landlord’s approval,” she says.

When I go back to my parents’ home in Périgueux, I rent out my entire studio. The rest of the time, when I’m here, I just rent out a spare room in my apartment“.

When you’re a student, it very common to face a few difficulties financially, it’s not always easy to pay for shopping, rent. Hosting on Airbnb has allowed me to live a better life by discovering and welcoming new people,” she explains.

This 26-year-old student lawyer opens the door of her studio to guests from all over the world. “What’s nice is that I can give them all of my local recommendations,”.

After spending six years in Bordeaux, I am starting to get to know the city well and can recommend good places according to the budgets of each of my guests”.

What I love most of all is the trust between people,” says Myriam.

Today, Myriam gives her trust to dozens of travelers every month and in turn, helps them discover “her Bordeaux“.


Myriam belongs to a host community that make ends meet by hosting on Airbnb.