The calendar is about to turn to another year. Start planning your year’s travel now and beat the crowd! It is never too early to start thinking about New Year’s resolutions. There are the traditional ones like to exercise more or working to break a habit. Why not go a little more outside the box and put “travel more” on your list? The planning, imagining, and preparing for your next trip will offer something to look forward to and (as an added perk) it is easy to accomplish…

Happy 2017! We hope that you celebrated New Year’s with style. Some of you did it in HomeExchange style, while in a home away from home and experiencing the festive culture of a new place. Here’s a glimpse of what’s possible. Where were you on New Year’s Eve? Maybe you celebrated with family or friends. Perhaps you stayed home, sipped champagne in the living room of a neighbor, or traveled across town to a midnight ball. We heard from some HomeExchangers who traveled even further: to distant places…