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You already know how to create an great, eye-catching listing on HomeExchange.com. But how about writing a friendly inquiry and sending responses? Communication is key to a successful home exchange, but...


Life is better when we share. To prove it, we’ve mapped out a whole day of sharing, from the best breakfast to an evening with friends. 7:00am – Prepare the freshest...

It’s been a busy and exciting few days at OuiShareFest 2014, and now we want to share with you!   HomeExchange.com founder Ed Kushins was off to Paris this week to...

With the rising costs of checked baggage, it’s no wonder more and more travelers are forgoing jumbo suitcases for practical carry-ons. But how do you pack for a week-long exchange (or...

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

The view from horseback

Ever wonder what it would be like to spend each day among zebras, giraffes, and wildebeests? Meet Marius, a HomeExchange.com member from a wildlife estate in South Africa!

You’ve done your homework on the accommodation front, but once you’ve arrived, how will you eat like a local?


Even though organizing a multi-city exchange can seem a bit overwhelming at first, it’s really not too much different from setting up a regular home exchange.