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If you’re anything like us, the holiday season took you a little bit by surprise this year. Can you really believe there’s only two weeks until Christmas? To help you with your holiday shopping (so you can get back to planning your next adventure) we’ve put together a list of some of our favorite, road-tested products for the travelers in your life.

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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!


London is home to some of the most beautiful, well-preserved parks and gardens in the world. Here are just a few can’t-miss spots.


While perfectly executed vacations certainly have their place, everyone needs a little adventure now and then. And even though it’s always tempting to stick to tour maps, well-known museums, and restaurants with 200 Yelp ratings, we propose a challenge: Lose your map.

Ireland Home Exchange

With so much to see and do in Ireland, why would you want to spend your travel budget on lodging? When you use HomeExchange.com instead of paying for a hotel, you can spend it on the fun stuff!

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Paris: The city of love. Read on to discover our picks for the most romantic spots in le ville.