Monthly Archives: December 2013

2014 Travel Trends – Home Exchange Fits In

I just reviewed  my daily twitter feed and came across the “Ups and Downs: 2014 Travel Trends” The article referenced 6 travel trends, 3 they consider HOT, and 3 they consider NOT.  It’s two of the hot trends for … Continue reading

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My Funniest Travel Story Happened on My Honeymoon

My husband Angelo and I were married in 1996 and for our honeymoon it was a “no brainer” that we would go to Italy, Angelo’s birthplace. This would be my second trip abroad, but my first independent trip.  We used … Continue reading

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Here’s to a P2P Popping New Year 2014!

If you have not yet heard of P2P, don’t worry, I believe 2014 will mark its official mainstream debut. I am so grateful and privileged to have been a recipient of its wondrous gifts, that I am now one of … Continue reading

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Families and International Home Exchange – A Perfect Match

Just about anyone can benefit from international home exchange, but the majority of international home exchangers are families, and I anticipate that trend to continue. Families derive the greatest financial benefit from international home exchange.  Most costs associated with international … Continue reading

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Travel and Leisure Shares Our Philosophy – Immersion beats Touring!

Avoid the lines and go for total immersion: T+L proposes the best ways to find the soul of a destination.”  Read it here:

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On the joy of snail-paced travel

On the joy of snail-paced travel. Please enjoy this great read; it eloquently sums up one of my favorite benefits of international home exchange – having the time to really immerse yourself and relax into a place. I could not … Continue reading

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Preface: The Importance of Travel in My Life

I was a serious, shy, and very romantic young girl who from the time I began taking advanced middle school French, at about age 12, began day dreaming of traveling to Paris. Unfortunately, that dream took a very long time … Continue reading

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2013 Holiday Guide: Gifts that Give Back

I thought this was a great timely article. I myself am going to look into purchasing some of those scarves made from retired Indian Sari’s for gifts this Christmas. They look beautiful and what a great cause they support! Thirdeyemom … Continue reading

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Poll about Interest in Home Exchange

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What Everyone Should Know About Affordable Luxury in France

You should know that with international home exchange, it is possible for your family to travel to France and to live in a luxurious property for a lengthy three week period, for little more than you would spend on just a … Continue reading

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