By HomeExchange Team Member, Yvette Wang “Life is too short to drink heinous wine.” Do you love wine? Do you consider yourself a casual drinker or a connoisseur perhaps? A good glass of wine can put a smile on your face, and a great wine will make you get up and dance (it has happened to me). Do you know what can make that glass of great wine even better? Personalize it. Travel to where the wine is made and meet the people who have dedicated themselves to…

Hungry? Thirsty? On the Road? Personal Restaurant Recommendations From HomeExchange.com Team Members (Part I of an On-Going Series) The sheer joy of deciding where to travel in order to “live like a local” is surely matched by the two questions that we find ourselves asking over and over… usually the moment you arrive at your destination. “Hungry?” “Yes! Where do you want to eat?” These are, if you will pardon the pun, delicious questions. Here, then, are some refreshingly opinionated recommendations: the favorite restaurants of HomeExchange.com Team Members…

Extend Your Home Exchange Experience with these Top Cooking Classes While in Paris, New York, Milano, Lisbon and Marrakech. By: Mário de Castro Feed your creativity and your wanderlust. For cooking courses of one or more days, be sure to book before your departure.