Gondola Venice ride

When we first started our home exchanges three years ago, it all seemed very easy. As time went on, we began to find it difficult to find what we wanted. There seem to be several reasons. Number of offers varies with the country First, all countries are not equal when it comes to home exchange. Let’s take a look at the figures. Home Exchange.com has 55,000 members, including 24,200 in Europe, 14,000 in the US, 7,500 in France (including 2,500 in and around Paris), 3,180 in Canada, 2,150…

best museums in the world

They are the resources of our greatest collective knowledge, and as such, libraries are an architectural testament to the strength of the human imagination. Here is a list of our favorite top 10 libraries in the world. 1. New York Public Library New York, New York Flickr CC, Draelab Spanning three city blocks, the Beaux-Arts landmark contains nearly 53 million items, and is the third largest library in the world. Filled with mosaics, the Rose Main Reading Room spans nearly two city blocks and contains 42 elongated oaks tables for…

You might think that home exchanging is a new concept, but did you know that HomeExchange.com has been around since 1992? Check out this quick history of home swapping!

How to HE

“Home Exchanging sounds pretty great. How can I exchange my home?” If this thought has ever crossed your mind, you’re not alone!

My house is yours

Typical home swapper: Young. Tech-savvy. Budget traveler. Right? Wrong. Check out the results of this exciting study on Home Exchangers conducted by the University of Bergamo, Italy on the HomeExchange.com community. “My House is Yours”.

Sandra and Jafar in Dorset

I’m going to make you an offer you can’t refuse. Take a holiday on me for two weeks. Any holiday, halfway up a mountain, fully stretched on a beach, or anything in between. Off you go, you and your chosen companions.

Happy Home Exchange

You’ve prepared your home and now you’re on your way to your very first home exchange. Here some tips and etiquette for what to do when you’ve reached your destination.

Happy HomeExchange

So you’ve arranged your very first home exchange. Congrats! You are on your way to living like a local. Here are some tips for preparing your home.

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Meet Max, a travel blogger from Spain who made his dream of living on a houseboat a reality with Home Exchange!