When we joined HomeExchange.com in 2010 we had no idea just how frequently ‘too good to miss’ opportunities would PING! into our inbox. If, like us, you can be flexible with your travel plans, set up your laptop anywhere and call it your ‘office’, and love the unexpected, then anything is possible. Here’s the year where we proved it (part two)!
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While perfectly executed vacations certainly have their place, everyone needs a little adventure now and then. And even though it’s always tempting to stick to tour maps, well-known museums, and restaurants with 200 Yelp ratings, we propose a challenge: Lose your map.
“I’d much rather sit down to dinner with a local family than go to a museum.” When Laurie Robinson said these words, I knew I’d met the perfect home exchange candidate.
Christine and Bruce aren’t your average exchangers…in fact, they’ve done 65 exchanges (and counting!) Learn about their many journeys, along with what they love about HomeExchange.com.
Both “yes” and “no” can get confusing in Greece for native English speakers, as the Greek word for no, oxi, is pronounced “okey,” which is rather close for comfort to “OK” especially when you consider that neh means yes!
One of the many perks of home exchange travel is the ability to live like a local, so it’s a great idea to leave your guests a city guide with inside info on your area. Here are some tips for helping your Exchange partners make the most of their visit.
When learning a new language, there are many opportunities for embarrassment, but be careful about explaining this feeling to Spaniards. Anglophones may be tempted to say estoy embarazada in Spanish, but the phrase actually means, “I’m pregnant.”
It started off as just a fun side-trip along the Coral Coast of Western Australia. It’s turned out to be a full scale adventure.
There’s nothing quite like Christmas in New York City. From ice skating under the Rockefeller Christmas Tree to sipping hot apple cider while strolling around the Bryant Park Holiday Market, there’s holiday cheer wherever you look.
Guest Post by Earl B. Russell Food experiences are one of the primary reasons my wife Ellen and I are so gung-ho about travel. When HomeExchange.com invited me to write a post on eating like a local, two Home Exchange experiences instantly came to mind:…