Monthly Archives: January 2014

Travel will Enhance your Child’s Future – See Facts & Statistics

One of the many things that I am grateful for with regards to my families travels, is the global education that I know my kids are receiving.  I can’t help but believe the global experiences they have been exposed to … Continue reading

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The Trusting Traveler’s First On-line Interview – As Interviewee

I recently connected with a talented blogger and world traveler, Megan Claire, aka Mapping Megan.  Megan was intrigued by international home exchange as a style of travel and offered to interview me on the subject for her blog. I happily … Continue reading

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International Home Exchange 101- Anyone Up for A Cultural Adventure?

Welcome to my free DAILY blog series:  The Why To’s and How To’s of International Home Exchange (A week long series) 1st class: International Home Exchange 101 – An Introduction  It is because of my experience with international home exchange that I … Continue reading

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Life After Backpacking – Your Next Act

I never got to do what you do, backpack the world.  I wish I had, I wish I could have tried it. You see, I didn’t have the smoothest late childhood, emotionally or economically, and by the time I was … Continue reading

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Why You Can Trust International Home Exchange – And Take Advantage of It

The truth is home exchangers are incredibly trustworthy people.  In fact… International home exchangers make up what I believe to be “a remarkable and wonderful sub-culture” in an otherwise, altogether, distrusting world. I think it is fair to say that all international home exchangers … Continue reading

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Frommer’s Great Advice to Compensate for High Airfare Cost

Even if you apply all of Arthur Frommer’s 6 great tips to reduce the cost of airfare, his post today, when it comes to family travel, cutting airfare costs just isn’t enough – unfortunate, but true. On my families last … Continue reading

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What You Need to Learn About International Home Exchange – I Share

It is because of my experience with international home exchange that I am so comfortable giving it my heartfelt endorsement. In fact, I have been endorsing it almost incessantly for the last five years, to anyone who shows interest! Just … Continue reading

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Calling All Handicapped Accessible Home Exchangers

Are you are a home exchanger with experience exchanging handicapped accessible homes? This information could be very helpful to other travelers with special needs. Would you like to provide valuable feedback regarding your experiences? Please include your name and e-mail … Continue reading

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Just How Viable IS International Home Exchange?

I recently became aware of Lonely Planets, Travel for All project. The purpose of this interesting and worthwhile project is to make travel possible for more people, specifically people with physical disabilities. As soon as I read about it, I … Continue reading

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My Love Affair with the Alhambra

All of my international home exchanges have been wonderful, but if I had to pick one of my favorites, it would actually be my first exchange in Andalucía in Southern Spain.  There are so many reasons why this exchange was … Continue reading

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