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Upon exiting Grand Central Terminal in New York City, even the most seasoned urban traveler may face a moment of panic. A short walk to the west, flashing marquees advertise the hottest Broadway shows glare on thousands of people packing the streets. The air is choked with car exhaust. You may feel like you too should be wearing black and in a terrible hurry. Fear not! Even in this metropolitan beehive there are pocket neighborhoods for every taste and style. Here’s how to find you find your niche and navigate the streets of Manhattan like…

The thing about retirement dreams is that sometimes they change after you get to retirement for real. Luckily HomeExchange.com can help with that.

Imagine HomeExchange.com’s most popular listing. What do see? A castle in France? A Tuscan villa? The reality might surprise you. HomeExchange.com’s top ten most viewed listings actually come in every shape and size, and from all corners of the world. The one thing they all have in common? Each has received around 44,000 views. Let’s go! 1. Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Islands Dreaming of a tropical escape? Look no further than this 3-bedroom home located in the exclusive Grace Bay Club. Step outside and you’ll find yourself on the…

What’s better than having fun things to do? Having fun free things to do. Welcome to our blog series, 10 Free Things. Make the most of the city that never sleeps with 10 fun and free things to do in New York City. 1. Smell the roses at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden The beautiful Brooklyn Botanic Garden is home to a stunning collection of flora, including an impressive array of orchids. Admission is free every Tuesday and on Saturdays from 10am to noon. Tip: Stick with free admission…

Have you ever dreamed about traveling around the world in eighty days like the infamous Phileas Fogg? With a little more time but the same amount of wanderlust, HomeExchange.com members Monique and Marcello have decided to go ’round the world in 80 home exchanges…and they are on their 58th so far! “Our adventure started in 2002, when we promised our nieces and nephews to take them to the States as gift for their 18th birthday. Our first exchange was in summer, in Naples, Florida, with a niece and…