Category: Cambio Stories

GoCambio Stories: Dawn’s Cambio in Madrid

Meet Dawn: she’s a travel blogger who writes about the sharing economy on sharetraveler.com. She enjoyed a three-week cambio with a Spanish family, where she shared her English skills and explored the capital city of Madrid in a unique cultural exchange. A sharing economy expert, Dawn is now a cambio convert too! What made you decide Read More

GoCambio Stories: Learning Japanese and Making New Friends in Italy

Italian university student and GoCambio member Lucilla hosted Ayaka Morimoto from Japan for ten days in February/March. In return for some Japanese lessons, Lucilla provided Ayaka with some warm Italian hospitality, food and new friends. Here’s how she found the hosting experience… Tell us a bit about yourself.  I’m a law student and I’m 22. Read More

GoCambio Stories: Teaching Spanish through Photography in the Rockies

Paloma de la Fuente – a music fan and photojournalist from Madrid, Spain – went on an overseas cambio to Evergreen, USA, staying with her lovely Host family – and a Paraguayan guest! In exchange for their warm welcome, Paloma spent some time helping the four kids with basic photography and Spanish. Keep reading and Read More

GoCambio Stories: Moon’s Christmas Cambio in Spain

Our South Korean Ambassador Moon went on a cambio in Spain over the Christmas period and spent some time with a lovely family in Lugo. In return for their hospitality, Moon spent some time teaching them Korean and engaging in a cultural exchange full of moments of fun and laughter. Find out more about his Read More

Making podcasts and eating curry with Biru Jones from Washington

Cambio: From Dublin to Yorkshire
Skill: Sound Engineering/recording
Days: 5
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Olivier’s First Cambio: A Week in Prague

The plane began to descend through thick fog. The cabin rattled and rumbled, people looked around worriedly and grasped the arm rests a little tighter. Suddenly Prague appeared out of the window. Bright lights eliminating the gloom. We were much closer to the ground than anybody had anticipated. and touched down a few minutes later. People let out a sigh of relief, then everybody burst into applause. Read More