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Visitors to Seljalandsfoss can walk behind the waterfall.

Photo by Marcus R. Donner © 2016

By Peg Cheng and Marcus Donner, HomeExchangers Our dream came true this summer when we had the chance to spend three whole weeks in Iceland. Through the awesomeness that is HomeExchange,...

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You never really know a place until you’ve spent a week there, and after a week I’m finally getting a sense of this very small country.

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And we’re off! Our round-the-world journey has begun and we’re delighted with our first home exchanges! What a joy it is to relax in the homes that have welcomed us! We...

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It all started one night in January with a list and a bottle of wine. After watching an inspiring movie, we identified all the things we want to do before we...

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People vacation in different ways. Many tourists like cookie-cutter hotels and predictable plans. Their main goal is to hit every attraction they’re “supposed” to see. Travelers, on the other hand, want...

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Audrey, Fabien and their three kids, aka Family Globe Exchange, are exchanging their home in the French town of Yzernay and embarking on a trip of a lifetime: a year-long, round-the-world...

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Meet Kirsten and Ellen, good friends from Copenhaguen and both freelance translators. They got two home exchanges almost for the same dates: Kirsten to Montreal and Ellen to Sydney. Since...

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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,...