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Go beyond the American traditions of costumes and trick-or-treating and learn about some of the incredible festivals and celebrations that occur around the world. From Mexico’s Día de los Muertos to...

When traveling (and particularly on an exchange), it is a fairly common occurrence to find yourself strolling through a farmers’ market or local grocery store. The sights and smells of regional...

A major aspect of “living like a local” is knowing the customs of the country you are visiting. Some things that would be considered appropriate at home could result in you...

We know, it is starting to sound a little cliché. The best way to truly experience an Exchange is to “live like a local.” We, at HomeExchange, talk about it so...

A perk of international travel is the opportunity to discover some delicious local culinary options. It is not only one of the best ways to get to know the country you...

One of the most delicious parts of Home Exchange is being able to taste local delights. That’s where you come in. We want to offer a downloadable HomeExchange cookbook featuring recipes...

Halloween is becoming more and more popular all around the world. No doubt this is, in part, because there’s something fascinating about death and dying. How else can you explain the...

Are you fascinated by the “City of Light”? You’re not alone. Paris is the world’s most visited city for good reason. And it’s not just because of the sweet aroma of...

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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...