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After having received the gift of HomeExchange.com membership, Valerie Knight set our for her first Home Exchange, a trip to Vancouver Island in Canada’s Western province, British Columbia. In Valerie’s words… This is my first year of Home Exchange and first experience of exchanging homes, what a success it has been. Within a couple of weeks of my listing going live I was contacted by a couple from Parksville on Vancouver Island who have family living near me in Lancing, UK.  Flights were booked and towards the end…

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Meet Alan and Peggy, HomeExchange.com members and owners of Acme Cafe in Vancouver, Canada and try your hand at a recipe from their restaurant! “We have done two home exchanges… we really can’t pick a favourite! They were very different experiences: one an apartment in New York City and the other a house in Berkeley, California. When we travel, we seek out restaurants that are similar to our own because we like to know what comparable restaurants are doing for comparable prices; it’s hard to turn off the…

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It might be too late to travel to the 2014 Olympic games, but there are still plenty of exciting world sporting events coming up!