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Home Swapping

Alternative Lodging Options for Retirees Who Travel

Jim T. Miller | Posted 09.01.2014 | Fifty
Jim T. Miller

If you're willing to do a little research and preplanning, there are a number of ways you can lower (or eliminate) your travel-lodging costs and live more like a local when you travel. Here are some different options to consider and some resources that can help you locate them.

Yes, You Can Home Swap--Si Se Puede!

Shelley Miller | Posted 07.03.2013 | Travel
Shelley Miller

As you begin thinking about vacation and wondering if you can make a home swap happen, let me be the first to tell you, "Si se puede!"

St. Patrick's Day Recipe For Real Irish Soda Bread

Shelley Miller | Posted 05.05.2013 | Taste
Shelley Miller

Buttermilk, I thought to myself, how will that taste in a bread recipe?

8 Easy Ways to Choose a Home Swap Club and Enjoy a Dream Vacation for Half the Price

Shelley Miller | Posted 04.09.2013 | Travel
Shelley Miller

Do you want to vacation in a flat in Florence, or a cottage in Canada, or a mansion in Mexico for free? The place to begin is to join a house exchange club. The good news is there are more than 70 clubs to choose from. The bad news is there are more than 70 clubs to choose from.

A Clever Way To Find The Right Home Swap

Shelley Miller | Posted 12.29.2012 | Travel
Shelley Miller

My family has exchanged our home 14 times in the past 12 years, however yoga flowed into my life only recently. So when my yoga instructor used the term asana, I pondered it for a few weeks and then applied the concept to home swap.

What Home Exchange Taught My Daughter

Shelley Miller | Posted 11.24.2012 | Parents
Shelley Miller

Last month my daughter, Michele, left our home in San Diego for jolly ole' Oxford, England where she'll participate in a semester abroad program for the next three months. I was a wreck.

5 Simple Steps To Make Home Swaps Work

Shelley Miller | Posted 10.28.2012 | Travel
Shelley Miller

I write a lot about home exchange vacations because they've changed my family's life; I know they can change yours too.

Eight Effective Ways To Live Like A Local When You Travel

Shelley Miller | Posted 09.18.2012 | Travel
Shelley Miller

The world is increasingly accessible and travelers are more and more educated about their destinations.

National Sharing Day Invites Travelers To Home Swap

Shelley Miller | Posted 08.20.2012 | Travel
Shelley Miller

Today, the United Kingdom will celebrate its first National Sharing Day, established by The People Who Share. This organization is a trail blazing movement dedicated to building a global marketplace of sharing.

Expert Tips On A Home Swap Vacation

Shelley Miller | Posted 06.27.2012 | Travel
Shelley Miller

Suppose I told you that you can afford a vacation. You can even travel abroad. Simply swap your home and enjoy free lodging almost anywhere in the world.