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During a recent home exchange in San Diego, I happily achieved my goal, thanks to local hosts who recommended the best places to eat, visit and experience (plus the best deals)....

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The popular image of 20-something back-packers traveling the world on pocket change and wanderlust alone has given way to a new reality: older or retired travelers with freedom, and disposable income,...

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By Hollee Thornton About a year ago my youngest brother (and the baby of the family) got married. It had been 10 years since the last family wedding and it was...

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Last-minute vacations sound scary, but they don’t have to be! HomeExchange can help quickly convert spontaneous ideas into exciting getaways. We checked HomeExchange’s “last-minute exchange” box and it worked! We received...

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"The first thing I do when I arrive at a new exchange home: Visit the house and the neighborhood. Then I find a market and do the food shopping so that...

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We have asked some of the HomeExchange.com Members who are open to do Hospitality Exchanges to tell us about it. Here's what they told us...

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“Should we try a home exchange?” my husband suggested. I was apprehensive, but the principle seemed to make sense and so with some trepidation we listed our London home and waited...

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The Louvre is magnificent and the Eiffel Tower absolutely stuns at night, but what sticks with me eleven years later is the sense of independence and simple, addictive joy of entering...

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Palm trees, beaches, hipsters and Hollywood! Who wouldn’t want to be in Los Angeles, California? The truth is that Angelenos (the people who live in L.A.) sometimes do want to travel somewhere...