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When you swap homes instead of paying for a hotel, you can use the cash you saved to try new things, like a camel trek through the Sahara or a pastry...

World Languages

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...

Outback Camping

You could be forgiven for expecting a home exchange to involve swapping your home for, well, someone else’s home. But as we recently discovered on our trip to Australia, home exchange...

Luis and whale shark

To say we were slightly nervous is the understatement of the year. None of us slept. All of us had no real idea of what was in store. Thankfully, vessel master...

A Tahiti Dance Show

By Hannah & Chris of Love, Play, Work We kicked of our ‘Round the World in Home Exchange Challenge’ in Portland, Oregon – a fantastic place to start any sort of...

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.

Rockefeller Christmas Tree

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...

Local Shopping

When you do a Home Exchange instead of staying in a hotel, you’ll have some additional funds to spend on your trip. And since you’re a seasoned traveler, you don’t want...