There is so much in New Zealand that you really need to plan an extended stay. Home Exchange makes it all possible. We were lucky enough to plan four in a row. Throw in a road trip and a sailing charter with friends and we were all set for a seven week adventure.

What began as a whimsical experiment to see if anyone would want to stay in the small town of Forres in Northeast Scotland transformed into the trip of a lifetime. 19 back-to-back exchanges within 6 months. Elspeth and James tell us all about it.

Around the world in 11 ways. From Brazil to Zanzibar via Nantucket, New Zealand, the Netherlands, and beyond, here are some of the most spectacular Listings where living like a local takes you to a whole new level of discovery.

Ask anyone who’s been there, and they will confirm—New Zealand is one of the most beautiful countries in the world, and it should be on everyone’s travel bucket list. New Zealand is a young country. It compensates through its cultural diversity and friendly communities of the Maori settlers and immigrants from every corner of the world. Also, New Zealand showcases a variety of spectacular sights such as mountain ranges, glaciers, picturesque fjords, crystal clear lakes, subtropical forests, volcanic plateaus and miles of coastline with beautiful sandy beaches. Still,…

New Zealand spend less live more home exchange

Think that a New Zealand adventure is out of your budget? Think again! When you exchange homes instead of paying for accommodations, you can spend your travel funds on something you’ll remember. Spend less and live more with HomeExchange.com. Helicopter ride over Queenstown – Get a feel for New Zealand’s diversity from the air! You’ll see everything from volcanoes to glaciers…you might even spot a whale or two. Bush Safari Tour – Unleash your inner thrill seeker when you adventure off the beaten path (literally!) on a 4-wheel-drive…