Victoria, BC

I really had no business taking a 9-day vacation while I'm in the middle of a huge remodel of my new duplex, but I got a request from a homeexchange member for me to give them a virtual "balloon" and stay at their place in Victoria. The "balloons" are a part of the relatively new... Continue Reading →


Ajijic and Lake Chapala

Having just sold my house and guesthouse in January, this was a celebratory trip. I wanted to go somewhere very far away, be disconnected since I didn't need to be reachable by guests or for bookings anymore, I wanted to use my Delta miles, and I was hoping to get a home exchange. I considered... Continue Reading →

Homeexchange in Bandon

This trip was taken years before I was even considering travel blogging. However I want to include it on my site, because it was a pretty great trip. Some pictures...

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