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Home Base Holidays
Canadian born Londoner and have been operating a home exchange service since 1985.
Interests: Travel, home exchange, theatre, friends, pilates, book group, reading, family, walking, green issues, vegetarian food (cooking and eating out), photography
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Loch, mountains and stunning scenery: our wonderful Scottish Highland's home swap Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Travel the Home Exchange Way
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As swapping homes is such a personal arrangement between members, it's really useful to be able to 'see' a member you are contacting to suggest a swap, and to have a little background information on their jobs, interests, family members and any special needs they may have for a good home swap match (click View full profile for member information) Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Travel the Home Exchange Way
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When browsing exchange offers, look for the prominent 'Experienced Exchanger' under the member's photo in listings if you would prefer to swap homes with such members. Continue reading
Posted Jan 10, 2018 at Travel the Home Exchange Way
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Reflections on wonderful home swaps in 2017 – and a look forward to more in 2018 Continue reading
Posted Jan 5, 2018 at Travel the Home Exchange Way
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Start planning your 2018 home swap vacations through Home Base Holidays. Continue reading
Posted Jan 2, 2018 at Travel the Home Exchange Way
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We had a wonderful time at Pedro and Carole's home in the middle of Barbados. Continue reading
Posted Dec 29, 2017 at Travel the Home Exchange Way
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Wishing you a very merry Christmas! Check out the Christmas issue of our Home Swappers newsletter, featuring some wonderful home swap offers for 2018. Continue reading
Posted Dec 29, 2017 at Travel the Home Exchange Way
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With a lovely penthouse condominium to offer for home swaps in the gated community of Bahama Bay, a luxury Caribbean style resort, the retired couple should find plenty of interest in their home exchange offer Continue reading
Posted Dec 18, 2017 at Travel the Home Exchange Way
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Not sure what to include in a welcome pack? See the helpful suggestions in Preparing for your home exchange guests. Continue reading
Posted Dec 12, 2017 at Travel the Home Exchange Way
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Find your 2018 home swaps. Whether you're looking for winter sun, a cosy country cottage or a city break, you'll find your perfect home swap accommodation through Home Base Holidays. Continue reading
Posted Dec 8, 2017 at Travel the Home Exchange Way
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... many exchangers love to be based near a good food market so that, as well as eating in the local restaurants, they can enjoy shopping in markets and preparing some meals at home using fresh local produce. Continue reading
Posted Dec 4, 2017 at Travel the Home Exchange Way
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The first indication we got that we might be on the wider London map was when the Standard ran an article entitled 'Is Tooting the new Shoreditch?' Continue reading
Posted Nov 29, 2017 at Travel the Home Exchange Way
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We enjoyed a wonderful holiday in London in the apartment of our brilliant home swap hosts. Everything was planned for our welcome, even a beautiful bouquet on our arrival! Continue reading
Posted Nov 24, 2017 at Travel the Home Exchange Way
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Discover your next home swap. Whether you're looking to embrace the cold months or escape to the sun, you'll find a home swap offer to suit you. Discover home swapping and cut the cost of your next getaway. Continue reading
Posted Nov 20, 2017 at Travel the Home Exchange Way
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Home exchange is a private arrangement between members where no rental is charged and, as such, fire and safety regulations for landlords don’t apply; however, it is crucial to ensure that your home is as safe as possible for your home swap guests. Continue reading
Posted Nov 13, 2017 at Travel the Home Exchange Way
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Arthur has raised lots of money for charities while home swapping and cycling throughout the world. Continue reading
Posted Nov 9, 2017 at Travel the Home Exchange Way
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Questions from a first time home swapper Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2017 at Travel the Home Exchange Way
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This photo was taken during Sue's home swap in Melbourne for the birth of her Aussie grandchild. Fabulous! Continue reading
Posted Oct 31, 2017 at Travel the Home Exchange Way
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This is Susie's wonderful photo (above) of Viking boats at Birka taking during her summer home swap in Sweden. Continue reading
Posted Oct 26, 2017 at Travel the Home Exchange Way
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Jon's home swap photo competition entry: a wonderfully current street scene in New York. Continue reading
Posted Oct 23, 2017 at Travel the Home Exchange Way
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We had a fantastic home swap on the beautiful Greek island of Symi. Flick and Steve's house is so charming and the location on the water is amazing. Continue reading
Posted Oct 18, 2017 at Travel the Home Exchange Way
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This is, Italian member, Louise's wonderful photo from her recent home exchange in historic Ludlow, England. Continue reading
Posted Oct 15, 2017 at Travel the Home Exchange Way
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This is Sue Fox's fantastic photo from her trip to Western Mongolia, Ulgii (Olgii) province. Continue reading
Posted Oct 11, 2017 at Travel the Home Exchange Way
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Happy Thanksgiving day to all Canadians. Interested in visiting Canada? View home exchange vacation offers in Canada. Continue reading
Posted Oct 9, 2017 at Travel the Home Exchange Way
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Peter and Mel's beautiful photo (right) from their family home swap in Almeria, Spain was chosen as the winner of the Kindle Fire travel photo competition. Continue reading
Posted Oct 5, 2017 at Travel the Home Exchange Way