Andrés, Ingrid and their three kids, aka El Vuelo de Apis, have embarked on a trip of a lifetime: a year-long family tour around South America. And they’re taking part in 60 home exchanges along the way. Andrés and Ingrid are teachers from Seville, Spain, parents of three cheerful daughters, and entrepreneurs ready to make the world a better place. They have developed an educational, independent and collaborative project in South America that is also a flexible family trip via HomeExchange.

top 10

Did you resolve to be more adventurous in 2014? We’ve put together our top ten excursions to help you get a head start.