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 it was Kirsten’s first exchange, they decided to keep correspondence during their trips …And here’s their funny and entertaining result!

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, who have decided it’s time to boldly live their dreams. Meet Tony, an experienced exchanger from Blackburn, England. He shares his testimonial and approach to Home Exchange. Why Home Exchange Having retired in 2007 my wife and I decided that we were going to travel. Not SKI (Spending the Kids Inheritance) but fritter it away. We had met a lovely couple…

Meet Stephanie, avid home exchanger since 2007 and “family manager,” as she likes to call herself. When she and her family headed to Curaçao to enjoy some scuba diving on a new Home Exchange adventure, they never imagine they would come back completely in love with the island and in the process of purchasing the house next to their home exchange residence.

Rewarding travel experiences may not be as far off as you think Sometimes, you don’t have to travel far to find the most rewarding trips. Check out what these actual HomeExchangers have to say about finding unusually meaningful travel experiences without travel to the other side of the globe…. In the summer my family did a weekend swap to Copenhagen, in order to attend a wedding. Since my 3 kids are teenagers, we would have had to book at least 3 hotel rooms (their grandfather was joining us),…

It’s easier than you might think. Here are 5 real-world examples to inspire you (and to imitate) Clear, well composed photographs are clearly the lifeblood of your home listing, helping attract the best exchange opportunities. But, there’s nothing like moving pictures (with voice and music) to wow and woo your audience. Time to get into your best Steven Spielberg mindset and make it happen. As an added bonus, extra tips and resource links pertaining to each of the following example videos are found at the bottom of this…