12 difficult miles (7 hours) over volcanic terrain including views of Mt. Ngauruhoe (also known as Mount Doom from Lord of the Rings). This is considered the top day hike in New Zealand and we can see why – truly a life experience!
Their Sydney home for our Denver home – an exchange in January meant snow for them and sunshine for us! A nice family from a suburb north of Sydney wanted to go skiing in Colorado and we were happy to exchange for warm weather and an Aussie adventure.
As fans of the home exchange experience we’re often asked for tips. If you have experienced the pleasure of a successful home exchange, you’re likely excited to do more. If you’ve never considered home exchange you may enjoy our story about exchanging your home with strangers. Now, what about scheduling several home exchanges in a row for one unforgettable trip? This may seem daunting to organize, but with these tips you’re only limited by your imagination!
Skane, Sweden – Don’t overlook this outdoor playground with Swedish style southern hospitality. Cycling, coastal villages, beaches, waterfalls, farmlands, golf courses, hiking, unique meeting/conference facilities, wonderful food and warm, genuinely nice people…
Tobago Cays Scuba, Snorkeling, Sunsets and a Scrumptious Beach Barbeque with heaping piles of lobster. When we parked our sailboat in the uninhabited Tobago Cays on day 6 of our 10 day Grenadines bareboat sailing trip, we found all of that and more!
Fresh air (frisk luft) is the theme of the award winning architectural design of the Djurönäset Hotel and Conference Center. It feels like a romantic lodge, remote and completely in tune with nature, yet it’s one of the largest conference facilities in Sweden.
Much of what we say about the magic of this property has just as much to do with their people as it does with the setting! To pronounce it…