A home exchange experience can be a great way to study abroad at an affordable price. This is what Anna, thought as she embarked on her first home exchange in order to learn English in Boston.

Looking for a dose of American history? Look no further than Boston, Massachusetts. 1. Make way for ducklings photo credit: Joe Shlabotnik via photopin cc Visit the iconic statue based on the beloved children’s book, then spend some time in Boston Common, the USA’s oldest public park (and the southern end of the Freedom Trail). Bring a book, blanket, and picnic, and spend a leisurely afternoon amongst the trees.   2. Visit the Museum of Fine Arts photo credit: mwms1916 via photopin cc The MFA Boston is home…

If you are hooked on running, keep on reading! After reading about Rafa’s experience, you will want to sign up for “funning” instead and travel to every marathon in the world. Meet Rafa, a journalist, marathon runner, and HomeExchange.com member. Rafa’s first trip to New York in 2007 coincided with the NYC Marathon and he says, “it was love at first sight. It amazed me how many stories I saw concentrated in that race.” Rafa had never run a race before, but that day he decided to join…