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Los Angeles is described by its natives as not one city but rather a collection of neighborhoods. Each neighborhood has it’s unique flavor and unique gifts.

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You love music festivals and have no plans yet for the summer? Check out this fun and local suggestion by Christine, a HomeExchange Member living in Quebec!   You love music? Great stars, small...

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Here are a few fantastic festivals in some great HomeExchange locales. And they’re all free!

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Crusoe the Celebrity Dachshund here! I am going to tell you about how wonderful St. Lucia is, and the Great House. So if you ever want to swap, we can; you...

  Think Las Vegas is all flash and cash?  In the summer of 2015, Ruud and Marloes set out to live like locals at a Home Exchange in Las Vegas. In...

Meal sharing economy

7 popular meal sharing networks and how they work For the savvy traveler, the meal-based cooperative system is a means to cultural immersion. A traveler can now visit global destinations and...

We had so much fun seeing your photos during our Wish You Were Here, #MyHomeExchange contest that we’re doing it again! This time, we’re celebrating Food and Family. Whether you’re enjoying...

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The size of the bed, the use of air conditioning, some strange coffee machines... And many more! The so called "cultural differences" can be funny when traveling from one country to...

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Part of the spirit of “living like a local” is the ability to communicate. You don’t have to be fluent. Most cultures appreciate your attempt at their language and are completely...