Houseboats Offer Convenient and Cool Home Exchange Opportunities. What’s the most interesting way to see and experience the picturesque city of Amsterdam? By boat. Well, actually by living on a houseboat!

Check out our list of 10 free things to do in Amsterdam! When we asked our members for free and fun things to do in Amsterdam, these were 10 of their favorites!

Although almost half of it lies beneath sea level, The Netherlands is one of the most urbanized – and densely populated – nations on earth, with a huge range of places to visit packed into a relatively small area. To get to know it a little better, we asked our Dutch representative, Corinne, to give us the inside scoop on her home country. This is The Netherlands: Unlocked! How to say hello in Dutch Hoi How to say goodbye Tot Ziens How to say thank you Bedankt

Our members exchange homes of all shapes and sizes, from cozy apartments to sprawling estates and everything in between. Today, we’re shining a spotlight on some of the most design-centric listings on HomeExchange.com. Which one is your favorite? 1. Paris, France The owners of this Parisian spot are a photographer and a street artist, so it’s no wonder the space is infused throughout with unique, creative touches.   2. Gothenburg, Sweden This beautifully modern, kid-friendly home is close to the sea and the city, surrounded by nature. –…

The greatest things always happen during a home exchange! Just ask Corinne, our Dutch Representative for HuizenRuil.com; it was thanks to a great swap in Norway that Corinne joined the HomeExchange.com team. Corinne first discovered HomeExchange.com in 2006, and after the first swap she, along with her husband and two children, fell in love with the home exchange way of traveling. For their first exchange, they went to New York City…and during their second exchange in Italy, they shared some time with their Italian partners and discovered that…

Biking is a fun, healthy, and eco-friendly way to see the sights. Read on for our picks for the top ten most bike-friendly cities worldwide, and let us know where your favorite place is to get around on two wheels. 1. Amsterdam, The Netherlands Amsterdam is positioned firmly at number one when it comes to bicycle-friendliness. More than 40% of the city’s commutes happen on two wheels, and public bikes are widely available to rent. In addition, there are plans to build a bike parking structure at the…

Meet Max, a travel blogger from Spain who made his dream of living on a houseboat a reality with Home Exchange!