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Whether your intention is to soak away your cares or sail into the sunset, there’s a pool, ocean or lake somewhere near a HomeExchange house where you can do it!

Palm trees, beaches, hipsters and Hollywood! Who wouldn’t want to be in Los Angeles, California? The truth is that Angelenos (the people who live in L.A.) sometimes do want to travel somewhere...

Throughout the ages, writers and thinkers have remarked upon travel as an educational tool that expands minds and inspires the human spirit. Educators agree – just look at all the listings...

Experts agree: Language immersion – living surrounded by people and experiences that encourage constant speaking and thinking in another language – is the most effective method of learning.

We put the question of heritage travel to the HomeExchange community and heard some fantastically heartwarming stories. But perhaps none was as gripping as that of Canada-based Annie Lalande and her...

Happy HomeExchangers Share Their Best-Evers! Warm and friendly people, gorgeous locations, thrilling experiences (including the marriage of two HomeExchange Members!), and unforgettable memories. These are what make for “favorite exchanges.” Here...

Jay and Donna, a British couple who make their home on the west coast of France, have taken part in more than 25 exchanges, all through HomeExchange. They’ve enjoyed local hospitality...

The Real Reason Kids Should Travel

Home Exchange Member, Joy Orr,  shares her thoughts on the important lessons travel teaches our children. I’d spent my whole life travelling across Europe and around the world, but alas, it...

a month of giving home exchange

This December, on our Home Exchange Facebook Page we’ll be celebrating the season with a month of giving. Give a membership, get a membership. Tell us about someone who deserves the...