inexpensive honeymoon ideas

Within a week of signing up on, Sheila and Tom received an offer from a friendly couple in Scotland to home exchange with them– and the timeframe was just 2 weeks after their wedding – exactly when they hoped to honeymoon. It was UNBELIEVABLY PERFECT! A honeymoon home exchange? Tom and Sheila first heard about home exchange vacations from their friends in San Francisco, who had been on 40+ home exchanges and told the couple about their wonderful travel experiences. Their friends explained that it’s a great way to see…


In Part 1, we showed you where Leonardo Da Vinci and Claude Monet found their muse: in Giverny, France and Florence, Italy — respectively. Today, we are going to explore two other great artists, Pablo Picasso and Vincent Van Gogh, and the landscapes that inspired these great artists. 3. Pablo Picasso Barcelona, Spain While Picasso spent most of his life in France, it was in Barcelona that the artist spent his formative years, and where he considered his home. Picasso learned to sketch before he learned how to speak….

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Meet Max, a travel blogger from Spain who made his dream of living on a houseboat a reality with Home Exchange!

top 10 reasons home exchange

1. You can walk through your house with your eyes closed and not bump into anything. 2. You love your town so much, you think everyone should live there. 3. You’re thinking about moving, but want to try before you buy. 4. You’ve always dreamed of roughing it, but don’t actually want to sleep in a tent. 5. You’ve always dreamed of being a gourmet chef, but don’t actually want to go to culinary school. 6. You really want to see how much of your high school Spanish class…


As the dog days of summer begin to wind down it’s time for the reluctant acceptance of the colder weather and shorter days that are just around the corner. But you don’t have to wave the white flag of surrender just yet!  The summer season doesn’t technically end until September 22nd and we’ve got some great ways for you to squeeze the most out of those last rays of summer sunshine. Catch some tunes in an outdoor venue Warm nights offer the perfect opportunity to take in some…