Innkeeping in Lancaster
Jan07

Innkeeping in Lancaster

I just completed my stint working at the Australian Walkabout Inn Bed and Breakfast in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. It was a great experience, and I got to see first-hand how a 5-room inn operates. Bob and Lynne Griffin, who took over the inn in August 2007, are great innkeepers – they are conscientious and hospitable. Since they work so well as a team, coupled with the fact that it’s the slower season in Lancaster, my duties were not...

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Another “Inn-ternship”
Jan04

Another “Inn-ternship”

Last year I spent the better part of a week with Joyce Schulte at the Chambered Natulius B&B in Seattle, learning the ins and outs of the daily life of an innkeeper. She won the “Hire PAII’s CEO” contest, so I flew across the continent to learn from her. The second place finalist in that contest was the Australian Walkabout Inn, run by Lynne and Bob Griffin in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. I promised Bob and Lynne I...

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