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The size of the bed, the use of air conditioning, some strange coffee machines... And many more! The so called "cultural differences" can be funny when traveling from one country to...

Part of the spirit of “living like a local” is the ability to communicate. You don’t have to be fluent. Most cultures appreciate your attempt at their language and are completely...

Diving in South East Asia is a like a dream come true. Tropical warm weather, picturesque beaches to relax in, but more importantly, the diverse under water life that thrive in...

Send us a short video or a photo waving your hand from your Home Exchange destination this year! We'd love to collect photos and videos from all over the world! Among...

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...

We are looking for the PHOTO OF THE MONTH in our HomeExchange.com community! Will it be yours? #HomeExchangeFoodies Send us your drool-worthy, travel food photos, and show us why you should...

Before the Internet, one of the most popular ways to learn about the world was to find a pen pal in some faraway country and to write a letter to them....

Travel plans often start with your imagination. When you picture yourself lounging on a beach or gazing out at a beautiful city skyline, your mind kicks into high gear. And then...